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Poverty, Environment and Development: the view from the World Bank
06 February 2018

Poverty, Environment and Development: the view from the World Bank

How can the international community achieve its shared goal of poverty reduction “in a sustainable manner?” What do today’s economic trends mean for growth, poverty reduction, and ecosystems? What strategy does the World Bank have to facilitate green finance, and to promote lower-carbon and more resilient investments? This session will walk through recent World Bank work on poverty, natural capital and sustainability to answer a few of these questions – and to raise many more.