Joins us to discuss how nature loss is an economic and development issue, and how it is linked to climate change, as well as pathways to undertake both nature and climate-smart development in the future, including through expanding our economic toolkit beyond GDP to account for the wealth provided by nature.
This is a Facebook Live interview. Watch the replay! As part of our Spring Meetings 2018 Interview Series, we will be talking with Keiko Honda, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), about the work of MIGA and its outlook.
This is a Facebook Live interview. Watch the replay! As part of our Spring Meetings 2018 Interview Series, we will be talking with Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Founder and CEO, Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, to discuss how innovative partnerships between the World Bank Group, investors, and governments can lead to win-win financial solutions that help countries meet 21st century aspirations and support sustainable and inclusive growth, while offering investors sound returns.
As part of the series of interviews during the 2017 Annual Meetings, we will meet with the mayors of the millennium, founder and president of council, to discuss how entrepreneurs can be engines of development in difficult environments. Join us directly on Wednesday, 11 October, at 08:00 a.m. Washington time. Leave your questions in the comments below.
Want to hear some big ideas on how to #EndPoverty? As part of our Annual Meetings 2017 Interview Series, we will be meeting with Anta Babakar, Executive Director of Sedima, and Nour Al Hassan, Founder and CEO of Tarjama, to discuss how women entrepreneurs play a critical role in economic development. Join us live on Friday, October 13th, 4:00pm.
On Friday, October 13th, 12:00 pm, find out why partnerships are crucial to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tune in for the live interview with Jeremy Oppenheim, Program Director, Business and Sustainable Development Commission, and Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer of Aviva Investors, during the World Bank/IMF 2017 Annual Meetings and leave your questions in the comments below.
As part of our Annual Meetings 2017 Interview Series, Kathy Calvin, President and CEO of United Nations Foundation will be speaking with World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva to discuss how working with partners can help build resilience and #EndPoverty by 2030. Join us live on Wednesday, October 11 at 10:45AM. Have a question for Kristalina? Ask in the comments!
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim spoke with Chobani CEO & Tent Foundation Founder, Hamdi Ulukaya, about his mission to rewrite the rules of business to create shared prosperity and help refugees. The session put a spotlight on the issue of forced displacement and the role the private sector can play. He mentioned how little the world of business is involved in tackling the forced displacement issue, adding that the topic of refugees has a branding issue that needs to be fixed. He discussed the need to move beyond typical “corporate social responsibility” programs and use the core business to drive change for refugees. He shared the story of how he first learned about the refugees resettled in the city of Utica in New York state and his efforts to employ refugees – currently a third of the company’s workforce are refugees. Ulukaya also highlighted the need to address income inequality, which he described as "a major issue." Not only ...