Technological progress is constantly changing how we work, from automation to artificial intelligence. With these advancements, firms adopt of new ways of production, helping markets to expand, and societies to evolve.
A new land certification process in Ethiopia means that land rights are now registered in the names of both spouses, ensuring women’s ability to own and manage their family land, as a result, play a greater role in securing livelihoods.
We are coming together to send this urgent message. If we want a better world—one that is stable, more prosperous and equitable, where people’s potential is fulfilled—countries need to start investing more effectively in their people today.
Global economic growth is continuing, but with intensified risks that include policy uncertainty, geopolitical developments, a gradual tightening of financing conditions, and a rise in debt levels and currency volatility.
IBRD has increased an SEK 600 million five-year green bond that brings the Folksam Group’s overall investment in green bonds to SEK 25 billion, a target set by the Swedish insurance and asset management group in 2017.