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…

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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…

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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.…

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Why It Makes Sense for Companies to Be Socially Responsible

Why It Makes Sense for Companies to Be Socially Responsible On this edition of The Bottom Line podcast, Rick Wartzman talks to CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge. BY RICK WARTZMAN In the old days—10 or 15 years ago, say—if businesses were interested in shining a light on data that showed how socially responsible they were, it was generally…

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Apartheid-Rooted Sasol Will Continue to Milk Mozambique

                      Apartheid-Rooted Sasol will continue to milk Mozambique  Sasol Limited (NYSE: SSL), an integrated energy and chemical multinational company based in Sandton, South Africa has been pillaging Mozambique and “will continue to milk” the country, according to a report recently released by Oxfam and its…

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The Two High-Growth Sectors That Could Outperform Tech

    The Two High-Growth Sectors That Could Outperform Tech Over recent years, there has been no bigger opportunity for investors than technology. The FAANG stocks alone have gained over $1 trillion in market capitalization since 2014 – and these stocks, along with other tech movers and shakers, have helped propel indices to constant new…

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