A new study shows many of the cities that attract the highest volumes of FDI globally also have workforces at high risk of human rights abuses.
The recent UN IPCC report made for grim reading, with one of its findings being a rise in sea levels that will have a dramatic impact on some major cities.
The negative impact of low-tax jurisdictions upon the spending ability of governments is well known, but they also distort the true state of the global economy and obscure systemic risks.
The proposed global minimum corporate tax rate of 15% puts a halt to decades of falling rates and looks to shake up calculations of where and how global companies operate from a fiscal standpoint. Glenn Barklie analyses the implications for international investment.
Most countries suffered a devastating decline in FDI in 2020 as Covid-19 struck, but to what extent did the severity of lockdown restrictions impact investment levels?
The UN’s tenth sustainable development goal, to reduce inequality within and among countries, has been badly affected by Covid-19, but FDI has a role to play in getting it back on track.
The need to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is non-negotiable, and all companies have no choice but to take action now, writes GlobalData's Warren Wilson.
Covid-19 dominates the figures in the UNCTAD World Investment Report 2021, with even the expected 10–15% growth in FDI flows for 2021 coming with caveats.
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From colonisation to investor-state dispute settlements, rich countries have sought to exploit and influence their poorer counterparts for centuries, but how did globalisation in its current form come to be?
Covid-19 caused FDI to fall by 42% in 2020, with developed countries bearing the brunt. Recovery is expected to be slow and driven by the health and technology sectors.