Tag Archives: Climate change

Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) 2020 – Vital information

The Library wants to help IESE community get the most out of IESE’s upcoming Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) conference: “The need to innovate NOW.” To that end, the Library Team has compiled the following list of resources and services to help users prepare for and take full advantage of the event. Books at IESE …
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UNCTAD: World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020

UNCTAD has recently launched the report “World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020”. The global economy has suffered a significant slowdown amid prolonged trade disputes and wide-ranging policy uncertainties. While a slight uptick in economic activity is forecast for 2020, the World Economic Situation and Prospects 2020 warns that economic risks remain strongly tilted to the …
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The Global Risks Report 2020

The World Economic Forum has recently published the Global Risk Report 2020. The 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report is published as critical risks are manifesting. The global economy is facing an increased risk of stagnation, climate change is striking harder and more rapidly than expected, and a fragmented cyber space …
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Aligning Development Co-operation and Climate Action: The Only Way Forward

Climate change is altering the ecological and social systems that underpin human well-being and economic activity, and developing countries are particularly vulnerable to its impact on the growth and sustainable development prospects of every sector and community. Being part of the solution requires all providers of development co-operation to align their activities with the objectives …
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Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2019. The technologies on the list, which is curated by members of the Forum’s Expert Network, are selected against a number of criteria. In addition to promising major benefits to societies and economies, they must also be disruptive, attractive to investors and researchers, …
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Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) 2019 – Vital information

The Library wants to help IESE community get the most out of IESE’s upcoming Doing Good Doing Well (DGDW) conference: “Shaping Tomorrow Today”. To that end, the Library Team has compiled the following list of resources and services to help users prepare for and take full advantage of the event. Books and Articles Books at IESE Library about: Social …
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The Global Risks Report 2019

The World Economic Forum has just published the Global Risk Report 2019. The Global Risks Report 2019 is published against a backdrop of worrying geopolitical and geo-economic tensions. If unresolved, these tensions will hinder the world’s ability to deal with a growing range of collective challenges, from the mounting evidence of environmental degradation to the …
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Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences 2018

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 to: William D. Nordhaus (Yale University, New Haven, USA) “for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis” and Paul M. Romer (NYU Stern School of Business, New York, USA) “for integrating technological …
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