The financial crisis has heavily affected emerging economies around the globe, putting Millennium Development Goals under threat through worsening poverty and unemployment rates. It is vital that sustainable economic development is supported worldwide, with proper financial regulation put in place by developed nations to prevent harmful food speculation and tax evasion activities.

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Blog post // September 29, 2015

The Sustainable Development Goals: maximising chances of success

The 17 goals are admirably ambitious, but may be too numerous to demand political action More

Blog post // July 1, 2014

7 reasons we need a Sustainable Development Goal on reducing economic inequality

Ignoring inequality will undermine global efforts to fight poverty and climate change More

Video // December 20, 2012

Uncovering the secrets of international finance: Private investment in the developing world

To what extent does the private sector really facilitate lasting global development? More

Publication // August 13, 2012

Counting on uncertainty

Climate change impacts are expected to significantly erode part of societies’ economic, social and environmental capitals. Possessing the resources to adapt and develop resilient, sustainable livelihoods exist in developed economies but much less so in developing economies. In an environment of competing financial demands and a drive to ensure that every pound invested is maximised, the critical question is whether investing in adaptation to climate change projects is economically efficient i.e. More