Insight

A strong evidence base is the backbone of our operations in communications, trade, investment and consultancy. We gain this knowledge from our own research, thought leaders, research institutions and other key sources of information. We stay abreast of developments in sustainability and industry innovation to keep our network members well informed.  Click on categories to see a full list of our thematic areas.

A  Primer on Blockchain Technology and its Potential for Financial Inclusion

A Primer on Blockchain Technology and its Potential for Financial Inclusion

Published: February 14, 2018
Ohnesorge, Jan. Discussion Paper 2/2018
World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2018

Published: February 13, 2018
International labour Organisation
Mapping Water Governance Results

Mapping Water Governance Results

Published: February 12, 2018
Water resources management
Africa is paving the way to a climate-resilient future

Africa is paving the way to a climate-resilient future

Published: January 02, 2018
CO-AUTHORS: ANDREW LOSOS, SHOMIK MEHNDIRATTA
Base Titanium at Kenya Mining Forum:

Base Titanium at Kenya Mining Forum: "Key message is to show what is possible to achieve in Kenya"

Published: October 31, 2017
Event to gather Kenyan mining stakeholders again in December
 Gomez-Baggethun: Assessing the Potential of Regulating Ecosystem Services as Nature-Based Solutions in Urban Area

Gomez-Baggethun: Assessing the Potential of Regulating Ecosystem Services as Nature-Based Solutions in Urban Area

Published: October 28, 2017
By Jayne P Lambrou
Implementation and effectiveness of sustainability initiatives in the palm oil sector: a review

Implementation and effectiveness of sustainability initiatives in the palm oil sector: a review

Published: October 28, 2017
AUTHORS: PIERRE-MARIE AUBERT; ANIS CHAKIB; YANN LAURANS. STUDIES N°11/2017. IDDRI, 2017. 56 P.
Future Energy East Africa Industry Awards to recognise region's top energy reporter

Future Energy East Africa Industry Awards to recognise region's top energy reporter

Published: October 26, 2017
"Time to honour journalists that have taken a keen interest in the energy sector"
 This survey of the 2016 replenishments of three multilateral development bank soft funds and of the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria shows that a significant re-set of the multilateral development finance system is taking place, with grant funding fr

This survey of the 2016 replenishments of three multilateral development bank soft funds and of the Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria shows that a significant re-set of the multilateral development finance system is taking place, with grant funding fr

Published: October 26, 2017
This paper underlines the need for more consideration of these wider structural issues.
Courting Catastrophe? Humanitarian Policy and Practice in a Changing Climate

Courting Catastrophe? Humanitarian Policy and Practice in a Changing Climate

Published: October 25, 2017
IDS Bulletin 48.4. Editor Eriksen, S., Otto Naess, L. Haug, R., Bhonagiri, A. and Lenaerts, L. Publisher IDS
Women's invisible power

Women's invisible power

Published: October 22, 2017
Linda Nordling, Nature 550, S4–S5 (05 October 2017) Published online 04 October 2017
Investment Laws Navigator

Investment Laws Navigator

Published: October 19, 2017
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

Supporting governance for climate resilience: working with political institutions

Published: October 17, 2017
Working and discussion papersAugust 2017 Arabella Fraser and Amy Kirbyshire
Bottom-up Accountability Initiatives to Claim Tenure Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Bottom-up Accountability Initiatives to Claim Tenure Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published: October 16, 2017
This research unpacks the experiences of a small-scale fishing community who face different struggles as a result of governance structures impinging on their fishing rights and food sovereignty.
Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Global development trends and challenges: horizon 2025 revisited

Published: October 15, 2017
Research reports and studies October 2017 Homi Kharas and Andrew Rogerson
Working Paper  Backsliding and reversal: The J-Curve revisited

Working Paper Backsliding and reversal: The J-Curve revisited

Published: October 15, 2017
AUTHOR: Rachael Calleja, David Carment, Mark Haichin, Peter Tikuisis
Working Paper:  Patterns of international capital flows and their implications for developing countries

Working Paper: Patterns of international capital flows and their implications for developing countries

Published: October 15, 2017
AUTHOR: Mika Nieminen
Exchanges with impact

Exchanges with impact

Published: September 29, 2017
Stock exchanges increasingly guiding markets on sustainability reporting.
UNEP FI Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance

UNEP FI Regional Roundtables on Sustainable Finance

Published: September 07, 2017
UNEP FI is establishing Regional Roundtables to provide an opportunity for members and actors in the sustainable finance community

"Nigerian power sector knows what to do, needs to stand together and make it happen" says Future Energy Nigeria director

Published: September 05, 2017
Nigeria's energy elite to focus on restoring investor confidence
EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The Secret Life of Green Finance

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: The Secret Life of Green Finance

Published: September 04, 2017
Author: Simon Zadek
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