There is now a huge window of opportunity for South Asia to create more apparel jobs, as rising wages in China compel buyers to look to other sourcing destinations.  Our new report – Stitches to…

Ritika D’Souza |

[[tweetable]]If climate change were a jigsaw puzzle, cities would be a key piece right at the center of it. [[/tweetable]]This was reinforced by more than 100 countries worldwide, which…

Stephen Hammer |

The Alliance and Accord have been working over the past three years with more than 1, 500 factories to help them meet new fire and building safety standards The China sourcing conundrum In…

Mark Jones, Gladys Lopez-Acevedo |

    “Despite the global slowdown, India has been one of the few countries to have shown remarkable growth in the last financial year. While this has been an achievement in itself, this growth rate…

Prajakta S. Sapte, Darshit H. Jaju |

In India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, I met young ex-farmers who had moved out of farm jobs and were now working in factories and government offices.  Their day to day circumstances weren’t all…

Ethel Sennhauser |

Apparel manufactuaring has the potential to provide much needed jobs to women in South Asia Photo by: Arne Hoel/World Bank China now dominates the global apparel market – accounting for 41% of the…

Raymond Robertson, Yevgeniya Savchenko |

Financial technology — or FinTech — is changing the financial sector on a global scale. It is also enabling the expansion of financial services to low-income families who have been unable to…

Joaquim Levy |

Translations available in Chinese and Spanish. Many of you are already familiar with the PPP (Public-Private Partnerships) Group’s Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Database. As a…

Clive Harris, Jenny Chao |