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?
The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the global economy, paralysing industries such as tourism and hospitality. However, it has been a different story for companies in the tech and pharma sectors.
On International Women's Day, Courtney Fingar looks at how FDI can help countries and companies to get closer to gender equality, hopefully quicker than the 257 years the WEF predicts closing this gap will take.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the need for a country to have emergency resources to call upon. So what exactly is the case for not having a sovereign wealth fund, ask Winston Ma and Paul Downs.
The US tops the charts for its involvement in the light-rail space, which in many respects is considered the most sustainable form of passenger transport.
The quality of a location’s living environment has become a rising concern among multinational companies trying to access and retain talent amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The future of the investor-state dispute settlement is at stake in Vienna this week, but, from an FDI perspective, ISDS isn't worth the hype.
Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are growing in popularity amid a wider embrace of all things sustainable. However, some areas of the investment community remain cautious towards them.
IPAs have their work cut out for them as they grapple with huge upheavals in the investment landscape. Bostjan Skalar, CEO of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies, pinpoints five disruptors they face.
The size of a country’s domestic market is normally one of the key considerations for multinational companies when selecting their next FDI destination. However, bigger doesn’t always mean better.
Paul Polman, co-founder and chair of Imagine and honorary chair of the ICC, discusses climate action, SDG targets, moral leadership and what he expects from Joe Biden's presidency.
Covid-19 has heightened the need for ensuring clean water and sanitation for all, the UN’s sixth SDG. What role can FDI play in this?