Remember the popular view earlier this year? That the emerging market party was over and 2014 would be all about the recovery in the West? Find out why the reality has been somewhat different.
Financial inclusion has become a buzzword for governments intent on tackling poverty and inequality among their citizens. Almost half of all adults in the world are ‘unbanked’, most of them living in South Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Find out why countries are keen to do something about this. More
When you talk to businesses, it is widely acknowledged that trade is good for growth and creates jobs. Unfortunately, despite the UK’s illustrious history as a trading nation, the past few decades have seen us lagging behind other major economies. More can, and should, be done to bang the drum for British business overseas. More
The Clinton Global Initiative four-day, annual meeting homes in on major development challenges affecting many of our markets. Find out why this is important and what we are bringing to the conversation. More
In Africa, large-scale investment in education has enabled significant gains in literacy, school attendance and university enrollment in recent years. Find out how this will help economic development and enhanced prosperity. More
In her book “Lean In”, Sheryl Sandberg asserts that there are endemic biases in the workplace, against women. Are we doing everything we can to tap into every potential pool of great professionals? The Corporate and Insitutional Client segment decided to investigate. Learn what they found out. More
Workplace culture is important for any organisation, and creating a positive environment takes real effort. Tracy Clarke, our Director, Compliance, People and Communication, talks about the actions that can make a huge difference to staff. More