We will see surging demand for milk as emerging middle-class families in China, India, Vietnam, Kenya and elsewhere have the ability to improve their family diets -- and the way these emerging middle-class families will consume milk is different.
I've lost count of which trip this is, which for me is a very good thing. I know I am a visitor and will likely always be one, but I am not a tourist -- I don't come to see anything, but instead I come to see people, the same people each time.
Despite the crucial role that women and girls play in their communities, they are all too often seen as a burden. To change such perceptions, we need to give them access to the resources they need to realize their full economic potential.
Given the long-term nature of equity investments, it is in the self interest of the private equity industry as a whole to embrace the Equator Principles. Some large private equity firms are hiring dedicated sustainability officers.
COTAP connects projects to individuals who want to offset their carbon footprint, but have a strong preference that their donations support poor farming communities in developing countries that already experience the brunt of climate change.
So far, from Brazil to Russia and from China to South Africa, labor markets have proven resilient to sluggish GDP growth. But there is no better ally of employment than strong, dynamic and inclusive growth. We are still far away from getting that.
While here in the U.S., the bicycle industry has been co-opted by an oligarchy intent on selling bicycling racing gear to those who don't need it, the bicycle is still seen as a utility, a luxury even, in other parts of the world.
I get frustrated watching nature shows or reading about fascinating habitats that I know are becoming increasingly threatened, with no mention about how threatened they are, and much less (and more importantly) how we can help personally.
Many have dubbed this the 'Asian Century' with Asia's robust economies leading us to believe that all is well in a region that has generated some of the fastest growth and poverty reduction in history.