The Latest Business Ranking: Is Nigeria Out of the Woods Yet?

  The Latest Business Ranking: Is Nigeria Out of the Woods Yet? By Deloitte November 6, 2017 Stakeholders in and outside Nigeria would be elated to read the latest Doing Business Report of the World Bank which sees Nigeria, “the Crippled Giant”, leaping to 145th among 190 economies on the ease of doing business. Nigeria…

Nestlé Makes Billions From Merely Boiling Water Amidst Global Water Scarcity

  Nestlé Makes Billions From Merely Boiling Water Amidst Global Water Scarcity Do you know how Nestlé makes billions from merely boiling water?With a growing world population, the demand for clean water remains on the rise especially in developing countries. For a multinational company like Nestle that makes it a priority to improve the quality of…

Realizing Agenda 2030: Not Just More, But Better Financing Needed to Succeed

  Realizing Agenda 2030: Not Just More, But Better Financing Needed to Succeed How do the global goals crowd in international financing and inform domestic priorities? A new AidData report assesses the historical baseline for funding to the SDGs. September 2017 marked the two-year anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as…

10 Lessons From the UK’s Public Register of the Real Owners of Companies

10 Lessons From the UK’s Public Register of the Real Owners of Companies     by Nienke Palstra https://www.globalwitness.org/en/blog/10-lessons-uks-public-register-real-owners-companies/   The brutal murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta last week brings into stark relief the dangers faced by investigative journalists who courageously expose corruption and money laundering. Much of Daphne’s work focused on following…