Featured: Women's Economic Empowerment

Embracing technology for financial service delivery benefits both women-led enterprises and financial institutions.

Gender tip sheets make the business case for mainstreaming gender goals into finance, renewable energy, agribusiness, and other private sector projects.

This piece highlights how sustainable tourism development can support the empowerment of women and minorities.  



Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Demographic changes, such as population aging in East Asia, will affect productivity and competitiveness and shape how innovation is created.

Policies should foster vibrant start-up ecosystems, enabled by foundational technologies, such as cloud computing.

Less developed countries can take advantage of increased talent flows in the region in expanding their “brain network.”