The global financial crisis of 2008-2009 offers a rare opportunity for many economies to undertake wide-ranging structural reforms to improve productivity and economic efficiency.
Asia must confront the grim reality that 3 of the world’s top 5 most dangerous countries for women are in this region.
How Social Enterprises Contribute to Training and Job Creation: Examples from the United Kingdom and Asia
Social enterprises play an important role in building human capital and creating a more inclusive labor market. They also inject new talent into the services sectors that face a growing shortage of appropriately skilled workers.
Increasingly, innovation is being seen as a key element in growing Asia’s economies and creating jobs.
The government budgetary process can have a powerful impact on societal gains.
Schools that follow the social entrepreneurial business model are often established by visionary leaders that share a passionate belief in the transformational power of education.
Asia’s ecosystems have tremendous biodiversity value, but they are also important economic and social assets.
The poor in Asia and the Pacific are most in need of public services but often have few tools to demand these vital programs from their governments.
The lack of female children being born in many countries does widespread damage to society and the economy.
Water and sanitation has a major impact on public health and women’s empowerment. Now is the time to accelerate the momentum and streamline health and gender into water supply and sanitation operations.