World Bank Group funds projects to rein in pollution at every stage of plastic value chain.

David Malpass |

To illustrate how the global dashboard and subnational data from the Google Trends website can be used by policy planners, we conducted an in-depth case study of Google Trends and COVID-19 at the…

Nausheen Khan, Manuel Ramos-Maqueda, Robert Marty, Arndt Reichert, Bibind Vasu |

The mayors were united in their absolute determination to turn a crisis into an opportunity for a green and resilient transformation of their cities, whilst also creating jobs.

Mari Elka Pangestu |

Through their renewed road safety partnership, the World Bank and Bloomberg Philanthropies aim to save an additional 600,000 lives on the road, and prevent up to 22 million injuries.

Giannina Raffo, Alina Florentina Burlacu, Monjurul Hoque Mohammod Arif Uddin, Juan Miguel Velásquez |

Hard-won gains in health and education over the past decade are at risk as essential services and household incomes crumble.

Mamta Murthi |

In a post-COVID world, transport could become even more important to the social and economic inclusion of people across Latin America—especially women.

Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

The COVID-19 pandemic has given telemedicine a massive boost. What does this mean for the future of healthcare in emerging markets?

Monique Mrazek, Ruchira Shukla |

The latest data suggest that South and Central America have become the new COVID-19 epicenter, with daily infections in the region now exceeding those in the United States and Europe .

Patricio V. Marquez, Santiago Herrera Aguilera, Luigi Butron Calderon |

To help workers transition to this new normal, governments need to continue implementing strong actions to support workers.

Indhira Santos, Michael Weber |