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The first among equals

Moscow’s Technopolis Special Economic Zone is the winner of the fDi Intelligence Annual Global Free Zones 2021 Award for the development of Covid-19 related medical technology.

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Resetting the banking sector's moral compass

Top priority at big banks is maximisation of short-term profit rather than serving public interest

Santander’s Ana Botin on the challenges of sustainable finance

Santander head on the tightrope banks must walk in providing finance to support green transition

Can the largest fossil fuel financiers change?

JPMorgan has pledged to push clients towards aligning with the Paris Agreement

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Technopolis: a Russian powerhouse

Technopolis Moscow offers the best location and business environment for companies in Russia 

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Caribbean hit with green energy wake-up call

Facing climate chaos, Caribbean nations look to renewables to meet energy needs

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How developing countries can retain resources

It's possible to manage capital inflows to reduce resource transfer from developing to developed countries

an appetite

Vilnius mayor hails appetite for change

The mayor of Lithuania’s capital tells fDi what lies behind the city’s recent success

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Group effort helps The Fresh Market stay local

Incentives from two cities persuaded US grocery chain to stay headquartered in its home state

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Mali lures angel investors to boost start-ups

Government minister Safia Boly outlines efforts to foster entrepreneurship

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