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The China growth puzzle

April 7, 2008

China has been driving global growth but now faces mounting domestic problems and a deteriorating global economy. Can China’s economic miracle stay the course? Geraldine Lambe reports.

The ESG frontrunners

February 4, 2008

The Banker/Innovest Top ESG Global Banks listing identifies the institutions that are at the forefront of the trend for environmental, social and strategic governance to inform business strategy, providing a benchmark for the ESG effect. In our launch of the ranking, we find those that take ESG seriously have a better stock market performance.

The selfish green

January 2, 2008

The world of green initiatives is opening up to investors – whether green or sceptic – as banks create climate change-related financial products and indices. Silvia Pavoni reports.


January 2, 2008

Oliver Wyman highlights opportunities created by climate change while Celent assesses Chinese and Indian ATM markets.

Innovative structuring

November 5, 2007

Silvia Pavoni reports on a record-breaking wind power project financed purely on future cash flows.

The struggle for accord on free trade

November 5, 2007

Labour and environment sidebars are not protectionist, says Jeffrey Schott.

Optimism for a winning formula

September 3, 2007

Leonel Fernández, president of the Dominican Republic, talks to Jules Stewart about the government’s activities to improve the lives of citizens.

Mind the value gap

September 3, 2007

In India, long-term value is being left on the table as environmental, social and governance issues are ignored. But these issues will be increasingly important competitive differentiators, writes Dan Siddy.

Including Africa

September 3, 2007

Jean-Louis Ekra explains why Afreximbank has introduced a carbon financing programme.

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