Realizing Agenda 2030: Not Just More, But Better Financing Needed to Succeed

  Realizing Agenda 2030: Not Just More, But Better Financing Needed to Succeed How do the global goals crowd in international financing and inform domestic priorities? A new AidData report assesses the historical baseline for funding to the SDGs. September 2017 marked the two-year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as…

10 Lessons From the UK’s Public Register of the Real Owners of Companies

10 Lessons From the UK’s Public Register of the Real Owners of Companies     by Nienke Palstra https://www.globalwitness.org/en/blog/10-lessons-uks-public-register-real-owners-companies/   The brutal murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta last week brings into stark relief the dangers faced by investigative journalists who courageously expose corruption and money laundering. Much of Daphne’s work focused on following…

Airbnb’s Biggest Rival in China Raises $300m to Fund Rapid Expansion

Airbnb’s Biggest Rival in China Raises $300m to Fund Rapid Expansion   Chinese startup Tujia gains a valuation of more than $1.5 billion as it looks to win over young Chinese holiday maker Airbnb’s biggest rival in China, Tujia, has raised $300m (£227m) to fund a rapid expansion and ride a surge in Chinese families taking holidays around the world.…