Governments could re-energize global economic growth by prioritizing low-carbon business models and infrastructure, investors say.
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Public infrastructure investments have dominated investments in developing economies, but the map is changing.
Rarely is a more diverse collection of people found under one roof than the 500 or so working around the clock last weekend at the United Nations.
Lawmakers are close to making the same mistake on college loans they did with housing. When government subsidies help send prices soaring, borrowers should be restrained. To curb the crazy growth of higher education costs demands less, not more, of Uncle Sam’s involvement.
As the Rio+20 summit approaches, the United Nations' Assistant Secretary General, Liz Thompson, urges a bigger role for business in the sustainability discussion -- and a better role for women.