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Madagascar - Climate change and health diagnostic : risks and opportunities for climate-smarthealth and nutrition investment (English)

In Madagascar, climate change is already impacting health, and this damage will continue. Without adequate investment in health sector resilience, recent development gains are likely to be reversed, with serious consequences for Madagascar’s people and environment. ... See More +

Working Paper 121945 JAN 12, 2018

Ebi,Kristie Lee; Shumake-Guillemot, Joy; Golden,Christopher De Weir; Bouley,Timothy; Midgley,Amelia Disclosed

Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)

Many World Bank Group (WBG) client countries—and especially their poor populations—are being disproportionately affected by the impacts of climate change on human health. ... See More +

Working Paper 122328 JAN 09, 2018

Ebi,Kristie Lee; Shumake-Guillemot, Joy Shumake; Golden,Christopher De Weir; Midgley,Amelia; Bouley,Timothy Disclosed

The triple dividend of resilience : realizing development goals through the multiple benefits of disaster risk management (English)

The adverse impacts of climate change and extreme weather events are a severe threat to livelihoods, and hold back growth and sustainable development. ... See More +

Working Paper 122524 JAN 05, 2018

Rajput,Sumati; Wilkinson, Emily; Reid,Robert Curle Jesse; Rentschler,Jun Erik; Tanner, Thomas; Surminski, Swenja Disclosed

Sri Lanka - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

Sri Lanka has come out of a 30-year civil war with a strong policy focus on reconstruction andgrowth and is transitioning towards an urban-based manufacturing and services-driven economy. ... See More +

Working Paper 122325 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

India - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

With a population of 1.3 billion, the world’s third-largest economy according to purchasing power parity, and a young, large, and growing labor force, India is a significant market for the private sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 122324 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Bhutan - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)

Bhutan is Asia’s fastest-growing economy, with GDP expected to increase by 8.2 percent in 2017. This growth is driven primarily by investments in hydropower, which contributes about a fifth of GDP. ... See More +

Working Paper 122323 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Cash flows with water : investing in industrial water efficiency solutions can pay off quickly - even if water is free (English)

This report presents water efficiency solutions adopted by three manufacturing companies in Europe and Central Asia. These companies operate in countries with some of the region’s lowest water tariffs. ... See More +

Working Paper 122316 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Maldives (English)

The Maldives graduated from least developed country status in 2011 and is now categorized as an upper-middle income country. Its economy is expected to grow by 4.9 percent in 2018, driven primarily by the construction and tourism sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 122326 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Cash flows with water : investing in industrial water efficiency solutions can pay off quickly - even if water is free : Suyla gelen nakit akışı : su ücretsiz olsa bile, endüstriyel su verimliliği çözümlerine yapılan yatırımlar hızlıca geri dönüş sağlayabilir (Turkish)

This report presents water efficiency solutions adopted by three manufacturing companies in Europe and Central Asia. These companies operate in countries with some of the region’s lowest water tariffs. ... See More +

Working Paper 122316 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)

A mountainous, landlocked country recovering from two severe natural disasters since 2015, Nepal has shown the resilience of its people and economy, and is expected to have GDP growth of 7.5 percent in 2017, fueled by investment in rebuilding and a revitalized agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 122327 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Strengthening markets for agriculture and rural transformation in Punjab (SMART Punjab – PforR) : technical assessment (English)

Punjab is Pakistan’s most important agricultural province but sector growth has been lackluster. Due to its good soils combined with the world’s largest contiguous irrigation system (the Indus based surface irrigation system), Punjab has traditionally been Pakistan’s breadbasket. ... See More +

Working Paper 122595 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Private sector opinion : auditors and independence (English)

Independence is a concept of fundamental importance in business relations and corporate governance. It is above all crucial in auditing, which provides a guarantee of the integrity of the numbers on which an efficient allocation of capital within the capital market system depends. ... See More +

Working Paper 122596 JAN 01, 2018

Plender,John Disclosed

Myanmar - Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project : executive summary for ESIA of subproject one (English)

The 2,170km long Ayeyarwady River has a catchment area of 413,710km, of which 91 percent lies within Myanmar, around 21,400 k

Working Paper 122605 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Where were the directors? (English)

The purpose of this report is not to review the causes and potential consequences of the current situation but to explore the possibility that once again, in the world of publicly traded companies, boards of directors have let one down. ... See More +

Working Paper 122612 JAN 01, 2018

Beatty,David R. Disclosed

News and corporate governance : what Dow Jones and Reuters teach us about stewardship (English)

Corporate governance in the media faces an intractable problem. There is an important public interest in the integrity of news, which is the lifeblood of an open society. ... See More +

Working Paper 122614 JAN 01, 2018

Nordberg,Donald Disclosed

Private sector opinion - Governance scorecards as tools for breakthrough results (English)

The best governance framework does not guarantee acceptance and implementation if it is not applied by companies, analysts and investors. But with the appropriate tools, good governance can be successfully applied in most countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 122615 JAN 01, 2018

Estanislao,Jesus P. Disclosed

Private sector opinion -Towards an accountable capitalism (English)

We are amidst an unprecedented upheaval in the functioning of our treasured capital market system. The immediate bank lending crisis leaves little time for reflection. ... See More +

Working Paper 122617 JAN 01, 2018

Pitt-Watson,David; Lukomnik,Jon; Davis,Stephen Disclosed

Institutional Capacity Building of OISEVI : implementation completion and results memorandum data sheet (English)

The objective of the project was to improve the performance of the Ibero-American Road Safety Observatory (OISEVI) and its member countries, primarily building institutional capacity for data collection and analysis processes. ... See More +

Working Paper 122620 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Improving education sector performance in Malaysia : lessons from a delivery unit approach (English)

This report is part of the World Bank’s Malaysia development experience series that strives to document the country’s approach to improving public sector performance. ... See More +

Working Paper 122696 JAN 01, 2018

Govindasamy,Jeevakumar; Kunicova,Jana; Sondergaard,Lars M. Disclosed

Private sector opinion - Where are the directors? (Chinese,Zhuang, Chuang)

Working Paper 122618 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Madagascar - Climate change and health diagnostic : risks and opportunities for climate-smarthealth and nutrition investment (English)
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JAN 12, 2018 121945 Working Paper
Methodological guidance : climate change and health diagnostic : A country-based approach for assessing risks and investing in climate-smart health systems (English)
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JAN 09, 2018 122328 Working Paper
The triple dividend of resilience : realizing development goals through the multiple benefits of disaster risk management (English)
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JAN 05, 2018 122524 Working Paper
Sri Lanka - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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India - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122324 Working Paper
Bhutan - Climate investment opportunities in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122323 Working Paper
Cash flows with water : investing in industrial water efficiency solutions can pay off quickly - even if water is free (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122316 Working Paper
Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Maldives (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122326 Working Paper
Cash flows with water : investing in industrial water efficiency solutions can pay off quickly - even if water is free : Suyla gelen nakit akışı : su ücretsiz olsa bile, endüstriyel su verimliliği çözümlerine yapılan yatırımlar hızlıca geri dönüş sağlayabilir (Turkish)
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JAN 01, 2018 122316 Working Paper
Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122327 Working Paper
Strengthening markets for agriculture and rural transformation in Punjab (SMART Punjab – PforR) : technical assessment (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122595 Working Paper
Private sector opinion : auditors and independence (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122596 Working Paper
Myanmar - Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project : executive summary for ESIA of subproject one (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122605 Working Paper
Where were the directors? (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122612 Working Paper
News and corporate governance : what Dow Jones and Reuters teach us about stewardship (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122614 Working Paper
Private sector opinion - Governance scorecards as tools for breakthrough results (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122615 Working Paper
Private sector opinion -Towards an accountable capitalism (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122617 Working Paper
Institutional Capacity Building of OISEVI : implementation completion and results memorandum data sheet (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122620 Working Paper
Improving education sector performance in Malaysia : lessons from a delivery unit approach (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122696 Working Paper
Private sector opinion - Where are the directors? (Chinese,Zhuang, Chuang)
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JAN 01, 2018 122618 Working Paper