#Economy

  • Article: UK Support for Modern Slavery Survivors Actually Boosts the Economy
    Finance & Innovation

    UK Support for Modern Slavery Survivors Actually Boosts the Economy

    July 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The financial benefits of providing 12 months of assistance to former slaves far outweigh the costs. Read more

  • Article: A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion
    Finance & Innovation

    A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 9, 2019

    This is the biggest economic deal created since the World Trade Organization was launched in 1994. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing
    Environment

    Bangladesh Bans Fishing in Bay of Bengal to Protect Key Species From Collapsing

    By Joe McCarthy|May 20, 2019

    "These resources will deplete one day if we do not use them sustainably.” Read more

  • Article: 7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela
    Citizenship

    7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Venezuela

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2019

    A crisis that began nearly a decade ago gets worse by the day. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work
    Citizenship

    The UK Is Committing £500,000 to Help Empower Women Through Work

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2019

    “We're tapping into previously ignored talent, addressing gender inequality… helping our economy." Read more

  • Article: Fighting Climate Change Could Add $26 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030
    Environment

    Fighting Climate Change Could Add $26 Trillion to Global Economy by 2030

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 5, 2018

    “We are at a unique ‘use it or lose it’ moment.” Read more

  • Article: Hiring Refugees Is Good for Business, Major Study Shows
    Finance & Innovation

    Hiring Refugees Is Good for Business, Major Study Shows

    By Joe McCarthy|May 23, 2018

    "It's the American Dream. It’s very cool to see." Read more

  • Article: Brexit Will Make the UK Poorer in Every Scenario: Report
    Citizenship

    Brexit Will Make the UK Poorer in Every Scenario: Report

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Jan. 30, 2018

    Every region — and almost every sector – would be hit hard. Read more