Born out of a failed methane experiment comes a water-treatment system that uses 90 percent less energy than conventional sewage system and cost 50 percent less to operate. Dean Cameron – the…

Chris Monasterski |

The Center for Global Development – the publisher of the Commitment to Development Index (CDI), which ranks 21 richest countries on their policies' effect on poor countries - launched Global…

Chris Monasterski |

So there are 10 billion tons of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere every year. But who's exactly producing it and in what quantities?

Chris Monasterski |

Children of entrepreneurs are not only two to three times more likely to open their own business - according to a new paper based on surveys in Europe, Canada and the U.S. - but they also report…

Chris Monasterski |

More and more research shows the positive impact that mobile technology has on economic development.

Chris Monasterski |

Former heads of state from Mexico, Peru, and Spain, along with international business leaders, will discuss the role that private sector plays in adding to the competitiveness of the region. The…

Chris Monasterski |

What opportunities are opening up for the UN (and, one might add, the World Bank) in the web 2.0 era? What is the long tail of human rights? What is the potential of crowdsoucing for development…

Giulio Quaggiotto |

No, this has nothing to do with the subprime mortgage debacle. The global financial services firm decided to follow in the steps of other giants such as Morgan Stanley, HSBC and Deutsche Bank and…

Chris Monasterski |

Last year, the total number of mobile technology users was estimated at 2.7 billion, compared with only 1.1 billion of those with Internet access.

Chris Monasterski |

New study confirms a previously little-known fact about working.

Chris Monasterski |