Within our lifetimes, the world could be free of widespread, extreme poverty, replaced instead with shared prosperity and environmental and fiscal balance. That was the vision World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined at his first…
The World Bank’s annual spring meetings take place this week in Washington, D.C….
p>The Honorable Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City, and Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, are scheduled to headline a keynote session at the annual Transforming Transportation conference in Washington, D.C.
The World Bank Group just released a groundbreaking new report on climate change, called Turn Down the Heat, which offers a vivid assessment of what 4 degrees Celsius of global temperature rise would mean for the world.
Following is a statement by Andrew Steer, President, World Resources Institute:
Today, WRI welcomes its new president Dr. Andrew Steer. Steer is a visionary and dynamic leader who has brings a wealth of international experience to the institute. He becomes just the third president in WRI’s 30-year history.
The world’s largest multi-lateral development banks — led by the Asian Development Bank, the World Bank, and others — committed to provide more than $175 billion over 10 years to support sustainable transport in developing countries.
World Bank Economist and Special Envoy for Climate Change to Lead Global Institute Known for Excellence and Impact
p>The 9th annual Transforming Transportation conference will focus on big ideas to scale up sustainable transport in cities worldwide.
Offers six principles of smart energy policy for developing countries