Check out the new infographic series comparing World Bank Doing Business ranks to Social Progress Index ranks. We start with Europe.
Brazil greenhouse gas emissions down 4.9 pct in 2012 – report – Trust.org – USA8.11.13
Brazil’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) fell 4.9 percent in 2012 as declining deforestation rates and a drought-induced drop in cattle herds outweighed increased emissions from the energy sector, an independent study showed on Thursday.
Protecting the world’s water requires partnerships on all fronts – Market Watch – USA22.03.13
Beginning next week, Xylem Watermark and Fundacion Avina, which aims to improve and increase access to water in Latin America, will initiate the first in a series of projects in Brazil’s Semiarid, the country’s northeast region, which is particularly vulnerable to water scarcity.
Aspen Institute’s Mission to Spark a Job Revolution – Forbes – USA27.11.12
Aspen Institute has a long history of creating change through its gathering power. At present, ANDE is comprised of a 167 organizations committed to serving the missing middle. These include pioneering financial institutions like Acumen, Vox Capital and Root Capital, as well as leading foundations like Rockefeller Foundation, Avina and Skoll Foundation.