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People & Nature in Global Development

Our planet and lives are being reshaped by big global trends – population growth, economic development, climate change and urbanization. Solutions must focus on empowering people and protecting nature.

Sustainable Business & Investing

Business and finance shape economic opportunities and inequality. Sustainability calls for a long-term approach to risk, investing and innovation that works for everyone.

Data, Maps & World Rankings

Are we making a difference? What works and what doesn’t? Good evidence leads to better decisions and more impact.

Maldives Quiz!

Maldives Quiz!

  The Maldives Quiz tests your knowledge of interesting facts about the Maldives and global warming.  The quiz has 10 questions.  Your score, correct answers and explanations appear at the end.  Enjoy! [QUIZZIN 11] Related articles and content: Global Sherpa Quiz Page... read more
Film and Philanthropy Take on Global Issues

Film and Philanthropy Take on Global Issues

Getting shot down by enemy fire in the company of a Guatemalan general can build trust and gain rare access to a remote military outpost.  More than ever before, foundations and non-profits are using the power of documentary films about social issues to raise... read more
Global Power City Index 2011

Global Power City Index 2011

The Global Power City Index provides a ranking of the urban competitiveness of 35 world cities based on their international “magnetism.”  This desirable-yet-elusive trait is defined as a city’s “comprehensive power to attract creative people and excellent companies... read more
Entrepreneurs in India & China: Doing Well & Good

Entrepreneurs in India & China: Doing Well & Good

Entrepreneurs in the BRIC countries of India and China are driving global economic growth and community development.  While having much in common, Indian and Chinese entrepreneurs also exhibit a number of interesting differences, including their primary motivations... read more
BRIC Countries Discover Foreign Aid

BRIC Countries Discover Foreign Aid

Foreign aid from the four original BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India and China) more than doubled from 2005 to 2008, according to the organization Global Humanitarian Assistance. During that period, China’s foreign assistance grew by more than 30 percent annually.... read more
Countries Most Committed to Global Development

Countries Most Committed to Global Development

The Center for Global Development’s latest Commitment to Development Index (CDI) provides a thoughtful ranking of how committed 22 of the world’s most economically advanced, developed countries are to improving living conditions in less developed countries around the... read more
Japan Quiz

Japan Quiz

The Japan Quiz tests your knowledge of interesting facts about Japan, including Japanese city and country facts and rankings as well as elements of Japanese culture.  The quiz has 10 questions.  Your score, correct answers and explanations appear at the end.  Enjoy!... read more
World Cities: Best Quality of Living and Liveability

World Cities: Best Quality of Living and Liveability

What do Vancouver and Vienna have in common?  Both cities land in the top five spots in the world rankings of the most liveable cities and cities with the highest quality of living conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Mercer, respectively. City... read more

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