Jeffrey Sachs

Jeffrey Sachs

Environment

A Rio report card

The treaties signed at the first Rio summit failed - and it's up to our generation to make amends, says economist.

A Rio report card

US & Canada

Breakthrough leadership for the World Bank

Obama's nomination signals that it's time for a development professional to lead the organisation.

Breakthrough leadership for the World Bank

Business & Economy

A World Bank for a new world

The World Bank requires a president that understands development and sustainability, not another Wall Street banker.

A World Bank for a new world

Environment

Sustainable humanity: Need of the hour

Sustainable development has the potential to address fundamental challenges for humanity, now and into the future.

Sustainable humanity: Need of the hour

Opinion

The power of living in truth

Vaclav Havel, who died this month, led the charge for truth and freedom from the repression of the former Soviet Union.

The power of living in truth

Health

Services without tears

The ICT revolution can provide means to achieve holistic healthcare in new and powerful ways.

Services without tears

Politics

Globalisation's government

Globalisation effects all corners of the world, yet requires more government control, not less, says writer.

Globalisation's government

US & Canada

The economics of happiness

In Bhutan, national policy emphasises increasing people's happiness, rather than income.

The economics of happiness

Environment

Famine and hope in the Horn of Africa

Artificial political boundaries, global warming, and high fertility rates are worsening famine in the Horn of Africa.

Famine and hope in the Horn of Africa

Environment

Ban Ki-moon: The age of development

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's reelection proves his continuous efforts in the UN, and the many hopes that lie ahead.

Ban Ki-moon: The age of development

US & Canada

A world of regions

Recent events in the Middle East and Central Asia reflect the decline of US dominance and influence.

A world of regions

Business & Economy

The global economy's corporate crime wave

Advanced economies with "good governance" are facing alarming incidents of business corruption at the highest levels.

The global economy's corporate crime wave