30
NOV
2015

Heads of State and CEOs Declare Support for Carbon Pricing to Transform Global Economy

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PARIS, November 30, 2015 –  Six heads of state and government and the leaders of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund today called on companies and countries to follow up on their ambitions for Paris by putting a price on carbon to drive investment for a...
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24
NOV
2015

WBG unveils $16 Billion Africa Climate Business Plan

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WASHINGTON, November 24, 2015—The World Bank Group today unveiled a new plan that calls for $16 billion in funding to help African people and countries adapt to climate change and build up the continent’s resilience to climate shocks. Titled Accelerating Climate-Resilient and...
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16
NOV
2015

A new partnership for data

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Development data are at the very heart of the new “Global Goals” for sustainable development: Yet gathering enough of the right sort of data to track the goals is keeping statisticians like me awake at night. Luckily, a new Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, or...
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