While disasters such as earthquakes or floods affect everyone, their impacts are unevenly felt by different population groups.
According to the World Bank’s What a Waste 2.0 report, waste generation is expected to grow by 70% by 2050, while our global population is expected to grow at less than half of that rate.
The Human Capital Project (HCP) is predicated on the conviction that cognitive capital is critical in a world where entrepreneurial and socioemotional skills are required for productive employment…
Strengthening the cash flow forecasting capacity could help countries to determine the right amount of cash reserves and carry with possible minimum cost – because cash is king.
At the G20 Leaders Summit in Japan, World Bank Group President David Malpass stressed reducing inequality and realizing inclusive growth globally.
Financing UHC efficiently and equitably is important to ensure inclusive growth—especially since the health sector accounts for 11 percent of global GDP.
Hundreds of thousands of tons of plastic remain uncollected on Caribbean islands each year and voluminous waves of plastic waste wash up on the shores, especially after severe storms.
A host of analyses over the last few years have examined the correlation between the size of an economy and its impact on climate. In addition, the costs and socio-economic consequences of climate…