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Emerging Actors in Development Finance: A Closer Look at Chinese and Brazilian Overseas Investments

The landscape of development finance is changing rapidly. Traditionally, international financial flows moved from developed countries to developing countries. In the last decade, however, major emerging economies such as China and Brazil have fueled a growing trend of South-South development flows by increasingly channeling their overseas investments to other developing countries.

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Have Countries Delivered on Fast-Start Climate Finance?

As the reporting deadline for 2010 looms, developed countries will need to prove that they are honestly meeting their modest $30 billion commitment.

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Clean Power to the People

Bringing clean energy to India's rural poor consumers creates cascading economic and social benefits, in addition to profits.

This piece originally appeared in The Economic Times (India).

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From Copenhagen To Cancun: Climate Finance

An update on the role of climate finance in the international climate negotiations.

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Q&A: Kirsty Jenkinson on New Ventures and Environmental Entrepreneurship

Kirsty Jenkinson talks about how New Ventures, WRI’s center for environmental entrepreneurship, helps environmentally-focused small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets compete in a global economy.

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Mine the Gap

Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector

This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related disclosure.

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Minding the Sustainability GAAP

Limited transparency around corporate sustainability risks can lead to investments that are bad for the environment, and investors' bottom lines.

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Analyzing Environmental Trends in Asia

How can the financial community better understand the financial impacts of environmental trends?

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