“This vote is a victory for transparency and this is a great day for the future of sustainability reporting,” said Teresa Fogelberg, Deputy Chief Executive, Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). This agreement demonstrates the EU’s strong commitment to corporate transparency and sustainability – supporting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, and paving the way for a sustainable global economy.”
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The flow of value: An interview with Michael Spence
Emerging economies are creating extraordinary shifts in wealth, supply, and demand. Nobel Prize–winning economist Michael Spence explains how the notion of value is changing. From the forging of the ancient Silk Road to the boom of the spice trade in the 1600s, the global flow of goods and services has never been static. As Michael Spence, the Nobel Prize–winning economist and senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, explains, the rise of emerging economies is again upending global trade flows—and altering the very notion of value.
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