#World Bank News

Summit this week aims to kickstart progress on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set back by climate, Covid-19 and economic woes.
Eufrocinio Bernabe Jr, assistant secretary at the Department of Finance, making a pitch for the Maharlika Investment Fund at 'Unlocking capital for sustainability' Philippines, says it is an additional source of capital for renewables.
We asked six experts what to expect from China’s Belt and Road Initiative as it enters its second decade.
South Asia Air Quality
Can India follow in China’s footsteps and bend the curve with its declared war on pollution? Latest data shows that political will and strong policies are needed to bring about air quality improvements.
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#World Bank Opinion

Linking work on nature and climate goals to debt repayment could give indebted countries the space they need to build resilience.
World Bank Spring Meetings 2023
The World Bank is uniquely equipped to mobilise the financing needed to tackle global poverty and global warming, but efforts to mitigate climate change must not come at the expense of development. To address the root causes of poverty and economic slowdown, the Bank must undertake reforms in four areas.
People's Bank of China
Traditional political mechanisms tend to approach climate issues separately, with poor results. An emerging innovation in sovereign finance – sustainability-linked bonds – offers a better way forward.
Oskarshamn nuclear power station
To accelerate the net-zero transition and reduce Russia and China's global influence as the world’s leading providers of nuclear projects, shareholder governments must reconsider their outdated stance against the technology.
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#World Bank Videos

ecosperity 2019
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
Suggestions by delegates at the World Bank's recent Innovate4Climate event in Singapore included: Supporting developing countries in their efforts to conserve the forests, and launching more incubators for climate-friendly solutions. 
EB Studio Battery technology could reshape the global energy sector, and this year's #Innovate4Climate summit in Singapore will focus on the cutting-edge innovation that could change the energy landscape.
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#World Bank Podcasts

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The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
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