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The Call of the Gamelan: Sustainable Investing in Indonesia

The world's 18th-largest economy is poised to be a sustainable development model for developing nations

The Green Envelope Please: The 2012 FT/IFC Sustainable Finance Awards

"These awards recognize the key role that sustainable finance can play in creating jobs, fighting climate change, and improving access to finance." -- Lars Thunell, Executive Vice President and CEO, International Finance Corporation

Partners in Clime: Public Sector Support for Private Equity and Venture Capital Climate Solutions in Emerging Markets

"Leaders of emerging economies must ensure that they are able to attract high-quality, sustainable investment." -- Tony Blair, November 28, 2011

Saving Species, Saving Us: Biodiversity Investments Are Critical to Global Green Economy

A new study warns of ecosystem collapse in the coming years. Investing in biodiversity must be made a priority

Indian Exceptionalism: Searching for the Big Idea in the World’s Biggest Democracy

"Bold ideas are almost passe'." -- Neal Gabler, senior fellow, Annenberg Norman Lear Center, University of Southern California

Smart Money: Connecting Sustainable Investments and Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa

"African entrepreneurs are the key to solving Africa’s development problems." — Iqbal Z. Quadir, founder and executive director, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship{1}

More Greenbacks from Green Banks: Preparing for the Rio+20 Summit at the First Global Sustainable Finance Conference

"The challenges that we face are interrelated, so, if we are smart about it, if we spot and utilize the inter-connections among these problems, solutions to each problem can be solutions to all." -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

World Bank Apps for Development Competition Open for Public Votes

You are probably familiar with apps that allow you to access discount deals, check the weather and shop online. Now comes a series of apps geared towards raising awareness of development issues worldwide.

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