What if your shopping sprees could make both you and society happy? That every time you bought your favorite clothes, you also benefitted the poor and the environment? Some Japanese companies are…

Saori Imaizumi |

For a number of years, a majority of South Asians have been painfully aware that climate change is real and, if left unfettered, has the potential to reverse the significant gains the region has…

Charles Cormier |

Last week a group of Bank staff joined our clients from the South Asia region for an Urbanization Knowledge Platform event on green cities. The event was held in Seoul and Daegu, respectively the…

Ming Zhang |

South Asia is among the fastest growing regions in the world, but it is also home to the largest concentration of people living in conditions of debilitating poverty, human misery, gender…

Ejaz Ghani |

Leveraging Technology and Partnerships to Promote Equity in South Asia Wednesday, April 18 at 9:00AMThe Next South Asia Regional Flagship on equity and development (March 2013) will feature an…

World Bank South Asia |

When thinking about development, I always look for opportunities for cross learning between regions. Having lived in and traveled extensively in East Asia and having worked in the South Asia…

Joe Qian |