It is hard to change cultural factors such as racial discrimination but Latin American countries could improve social mobility by investing more in government schools and reducing red tape.
Quality of life
Saudi Arabia’s capital city is central to its plans to become a modern economy, but how attractive is Riyadh as an FDI location?
London comes out on top in Investment Monitor’s 2021 edition of the UK Cities Scorecard but is losing ground when it comes to innovation and infrastructure.
The pandemic has challenged the UK's cities like never before, leading some to predict their demise. Daryl Perry of real estate company Avison Young believes their resilience and adaptability will win out.
Putting socio-economic diversity at the forefront of recruitment selection can be a game changer for multinational enterprises.
Saudi Arabia is seeking to uncrown Dubai as the Middle East's FDI hub, but to do so it must rapidly become a place that foreigners actually want to visit, live and do business in.
Women continue to be constrained when it comes to finding work, or advancing in their careers. Marguerite Soeteman-Reijnen of Aon Holdings makes the case for progress on gender equality to be measured.
The Good Friday Agreement was signed in 1998 and since then Northern Ireland's fortunes have, for the most part, been on the rise, but how responsible is the GFA for these improvements?
The Finns consistently rank ahead of their larger neighbours when it comes to attracting inward investment, but changing investor priorities mean a new set of challenges and opportunities in the FDI space. How is the country overcoming preconceptions about the Nordic economies, and continuing to build upon past success?
While women workers have been hit disproportionately hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, the move to working from home has the potential to empower the female workforce given the extra flexibility it offers.
IPAs and corporates should join forces to put gender equality at the forefront of their investment strategies, as it makes sense financially as well as working towards reaching the targets of the fifth SDG.