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Amazonian Strategy

Let’s Cut Amazon Deforestation to Zero. Here’s How

Even though deforestation has fallen 75 percent, the pace of tree loss in the Amazon still ranks alongside Indonesia’s as the world’s fastest. As such, we have merely postponed the risk of an environmental and economic catastrophe, rather than avoided it altogether. So instead of being comfortable with the status quo, it’s time to pursue a more daring and necessary goal: reducing annual deforestation to zero.

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Amazonian Strategy

Rethinking Poverty in the Amazon

María Teresa Quispe learned through experience how deforestation and indigenous economic rights go hand-in-hand.

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Access to Water

Xylem awarded 2015 Corporate Citizenship Award for best health, wellness program

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has been awarded the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) for the Best Health and Wellness Program.

Social Progress Index

Social Progress: The Next Development Agenda

Professor Porter will describe the insights that the SPI provides about the relationship between economic development and social progress, along with exploring the implications for development thinking and how the World Bank can best deliver on its “shared prosperity” goal.

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