#World Bank

  • Article: Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans

    Sir David Attenborough Calls for Global Laws to Protect the Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 11, 2019

    “The longer we leave it, the more difficult the problem becomes." Read more

  • Article: Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    Why New Zealand Measures Success by Human Well-Being Instead of GDP Growth

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    The two are inextricably linked. Read more

  • Article: The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him

    The World Bank Just Elected a New President — and Singer Becky G Has a Message for Him

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    David Malpass is taking over for Jim Kim, who stepped down from the role in February. Read more

  • Article: Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    Women Have Only 75% of the Economic Rights of Men: World Bank

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 1, 2019

    Researchers examined whether women had equal rights under the law in 187 countries. Read more

  • Article: Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report

    Half the World's Poor Live in Just Five Countries: Report

    By Erica SanchezMadeleine Keck  and  Jana Sepehr|Jan. 16, 2019

    But two are on track to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030. Read more

  • Article: Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank

    Jim Yong Kim Leaves Behind a Powerful Legacy of Progress at the World Bank

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 8, 2019

    “Don’t trust anyone over 30 to make decisions that will determine the kind of world you’ll inherit.” Read more

  • Article: Over 80,000 of You Just Called on World Leaders to Stand With Every Woman and Child
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    Over 80,000 of You Just Called on World Leaders to Stand With Every Woman and Child

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 10, 2018

    5 million mothers and babies are dying unnecessarily every year. Read more

  • Article: Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival

    Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2018

    The country has deep ties to marine life. Read more