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This year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, was characterized by the need to translate talk into action. Journalists Catherine Cheney and Adva Saldinger bring you the highlights and explore how the discussions in Davos will impact the global development agenda.
The multinational investment bank announced this week that it has created the J.P. Morgan Development Finance Institution, a business division that will use IFC standards to lend money in emerging markets.
Critics of the annual gathering in Davos say the meetings are all talk and no action. This year, new voices — from young people to indigenous leaders — are demanding they be heard not only in panels, but "as part of the system."
Smallholder farmers who wish to move from subsistence to commercial farming can now look to the IDH Farmfit Fund, the largest impact fund for smallholder farmer finance, which launched Tuesday in Davos.
As world leaders gather in Davos, Delfin Ganapin, WWF governance practice lead, argues the SDGs remain the best blueprint available for a cohesive and sustainable world. But does business care enough to deliver and demand change?
A new initiative launched in Davos will bring civil society organizations together to identify ways they can balance the potential of technologies such as big data and AI with the challenge of consumer trust.
Here is an inside look at the major deals likely to emerge from this year's forum. Most of the value comes from bilateral meetings and roundtable conversations, not always making it to the public stage or the press conference room.
Y Analytics announced its launch Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland. Here's what you need to know about the new impact measurement framework it aims to advance.
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