The 4th World Bank Tax Conference exposed the magnitude of the challenge to build equitable tax systems via policies that improve compliance of the very wealthy. This blog highlights a summary of…

Pierre Bachas, Chiara Bronchi, Thiago Scot, Claudia Vargas |

More than 400 students entered the competition from 62 countries across every continent.

Arathi Sundaravadanan |

Learning in itself has become harder. Classes are not as effective as they used to be because teachers, through no fault of their own, simply have not been prepared with all the tools they need in…

Najya Gause |

Civil society organizations, advocacy groups and private citizens increasingly use courts to hold governments accountable for their climate inaction.

Xenia Kirchhofer |

As Co-Conveners of the Grand Bargain (GB) Transparency Workstream, the World Bank Group (WBG) and the Government of the Netherlands are working towards data-driven transparency to improve…

Lobna Hadji, Björn Hofmann |

The global response to the COVID-19 outbreak mirrors the approach that IFC is using to tackle the climate crisis: that investors, businesses and financial institutions must lead the way to a new,…

Alzbeta Klein |

At IFC, we look to bolster the global coffee supply chain by providing financing solutions and technical support to help coffee farmers improve their productivity, reduce post-harvest losses, and…

Alzbeta Klein |

COVID-19 has prompted many cities to promote the use of cycling, which makes it easier for commuters to comply with social distancing rules. But bicycles have the potential to be much more than a…

Leszek J. Sibilski |

The cargo bicycle, also known as the freight or utility bike, is enjoying a renaissance and recognition as a cleaner, safer, and more efficient mode of urban freight delivery and passenger…

Leszek J. Sibilski, Felipe Targa |