Topic : Development

  • Job seekers stand in line to meet prospective employers at a career fair in New York City Forum Article

    How to define your professional mission

    Fast Company has published the next installment of its Generation Flux series, in which they outline… more

  • Children eat their lunch in a free meal centre at the cyclone-hit Gopalpur village Forum Article

    Why we need to get serious about nutrition

    The world has a nutrition problem. Though great strides have been made toward the Millennium… more

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    Can education benefit from business partnerships?

    While public-private partnerships (PPP) have been a central feature of many governments' attempts to improve… more

  • Seaweed trader Zuhura Mkuko Karo stands outside her warehouse on Zanzibar island in Tanzania Forum Article

    Women want a hand up, not hand-outs

    I recently had the honour of meeting Lilian, a beverage distributor from Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and her… more

  • Japanese college students listen to a speech by their graduates during a job-hunting rally in Tokyo Forum Article

    Five ways talent management must change

    Today’s workplace should look more like a jazz band rather than a Dilbert-style bureaucracy that looks… more

  • U.S. flags are seen along the presidential parade route in Washington Forum Article

    How US healthcare affects inequality

    The story goes like this: since 1979 – the peak of the last business cycle before the inauguration… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to participants before a round table talk on the shifting of lower import prices to customers due to the strong Swiss franc in Bern Forum Article

    Tackling the myths about women in business

    How do women get to the top in business? It’s important to separate facts from myths. KPMG recently… more

  • An aerial view of Mexico city at night from an airplane Forum Article

    How energy reforms will help Mexico grow

    Mexico is poised to become Latin America’s economic star in the coming decade. The government’s… more

  • People prepare to grind cassava roots in Bingerville, near Abidjan Forum Article

    How empowering women can tackle malnutrition

    Imagine you are a mother of three in Djibouti, a tiny country on the Horn of the Africa with scarce… more

  • An operator of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitors airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf Forum Article

    How young women are changing the workplace

    Millennials – loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 – think and work differently. To… more

  • A woman holds her baby as they walk in front of a coal-fired power plant on the outskirts of Datong Forum Article

    What does history tell us about climate change?

    Life on Earth has survived great changes – there are many species alive today, some of which thrived… more

  • A vendor arranges lemons at his stall of vegetables at a market in Chennai Forum Article

    Why India’s wage gap is narrowing

    The inequality between rural and urban locations is one of the largest contributing factors to the… more

  • A gambler counts out cash while making a proposition bet on Super Bowl XLV at the Las Vegas Hilton Forum Article

    Why we must tackle illicit financial flows

    One trillion dollars. That’s a big number. It’s hard to ignore. One trillion dollars, according to… more

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    How India can tackle the blight of sexism

    Value and visibility are the two things women must have when we talk of gender equality, women’s… more

  • Construction takes place on The Shard building as visitors pose on the balcony at One New Change in London Forum Article

    It is up to us all to beat gender stereotypes

    Next year is the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing, which set out an… more

  • Booth assistant checks out a video game of BTD STUDIO Co. Ltd. and Quattro Media Corporation with a mobile phone during Tokyo Game Show 2006 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan Forum Video

    2095: The year of gender equality at work, maybe

    In nine years of measuring the global gender gap, the world has seen only a small improvement in equality… more

  • Businessmen walk through a business complex in Tokyo Forum Article

    Ten mistakes many startups make

    Put a few entrepreneurs in a room and you’ll find the topic of conversation will inevitably… more