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Mabuhay, Business: Sustainable Development and Foreign Direct Investment in the Philippines

No longer the "sick man of Asia," the Philippines proved to be economically resilient through the global financial crisis, emerging as a good place to do business. But will increased foreign direct investment inflows support the nation's sustainable development goals?

A New Generation of Sustainable Investment, Trade and Development

Sustainability wasn't always a hot theme, particularly in the world of finance. But looking at the new UNCTAD World Investment Report, that's quickly changing

Rise of the Green Dragon: China Tops 2012 Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index

"It's little surprise that emerging markets fare well in the rankings, considering the economic turbulence in the developed world." -- A.T. Kearney 2012 FDI Confidence Index

The Urbanization of the World: Invest in Sustainable Cities or Perish

By 2050, the human population will reach 9.3 billion. Seventy percent will be urban dwellers. Time to invest in sustainable cities

Greener Pastures Abroad: The Effect of Free Trade Agreements on Foreign Direct Investment and Sustainability

"American automakers, farmers, ranchers and manufacturers, including many small businesses, will be able to compete and win in new markets." -- President Barack Obama

The Almighty Peso: Sustainable Investing in Mexico

"Companies are looking for the best place to invest. It's obvious that Mexico has been that place for North America." -- Bruno Ferrari, Mexico Minister of Economy

Masipag: Going Beyond Sustainability in the Philippines

"We have the best workforce in the world." -- Philippine Economic Zone Authority

"Masipag" is the Filipino word for industrious, a term that has often been used to describe the nation's workers and a trait that has made the Philippines a growing destination for foreign direct investment (FDI).

What Egypt Means For Socially Responsible Investment

Can an investment in a developing nation run by an autocratic regime still be considered socially responsible?

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