The World Bank wants to incorporate sustainability into its analyses

About sustainability and economics…


The World Bank Poverty Global Practice’s first event was held on 21-22 October in Washington DC. It aimed to inspire collaboration and innovation, build a strong and interconnected global team working on poverty related issues, and create a space where staff can learn from one another and from key external experts, like the Director of the World Centre for Sustainable Development (RIO+ Centre), Rômulo Paes Sousa.

Paes took part in two panel debates. The objective of the first one was to fuel the debate on what is needed to accelerate progress towards achieving the Bank’s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity.  The topics Paes addressed during this panel were: analytical and empirical tools for incorporating sustainability into poverty analytics; key differences between middle-income and low-income countries (MICs and LICs, respectively) in terms of poverty reduction priorities and approaches; and impact assessments used by the Brazilian government…

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Sobre Antonio Carlos Teixeira

Gestor de Comunicação para Sustentabilidade, Assessor Corporativo de Transição para uma Sociedade de Baixo Carbono, editor do blog TerraGaia. //// Communication Manager for Sustainability, Corporate Advisor for Transition to a Low Carbon Society, TerraGaia blog editor.
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