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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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Grounding Green Power

Bottom-Up Perspectives on Smart Renewable Energy Policy in Developing Countries

This working paper identifies key components of smart renewable
energy policy in developing countries, focusing on
the power sector. It also provides recommendations
for maximizing the effectiveness of international
support for deployment of renewable energies,
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Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

Ready to scale up, six environmental entrepreneurs from around the world make their case to investors in New York City.

The inaugural New Ventures Global Investor Forum, held last week in New York City, showed how environmental entrepreneurship can provide clean economic growth and investment opportunities in emerging markets. Six environmentally-focused entrepreneurs presented their business models to an audience of over 160 leading investors and businesspeople. The forum, themed “Green Opportunities in Tomorrow’s Markets,” showcased a wide range of companies, from Ouro Verde, a sustainable Brazil nut harvester working with Amazonian communities, to Sinen En-Tech, a Chinese industrial steam recycling company helping its industrial customers reduce energy and water use.

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Global Investor Forum Showcases Rising Sustainable Businesses

Ready to scale up, six environmental entrepreneurs from around the world make their case to investors in New York City.

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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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