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View from the Americas: time for action on SDGs

Giant investment firm BlackRock throwing its weight behind sustainability issues is sending a signal to the corporate world to respond urgently to global calls for action.

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View from the Americas: the evolving political economy of FDI

We are currently in a state of heightened business and economic disruption and sociopolitical activism, which only looks set to intensify. 

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View from the Americas: tech's neverending growth story

The US may be top for tech innovation but Canada is attracting increasing investment and attention.

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View from the Americas: US cities will have to make do without Chinese FDI

China FDI into the US, having soared since 2010, has stalled in the face of the trade war between the two major economies.

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View from the Americas: noise in the system makes companies uneasy

The apparent attempt by Donald Trump to improve US trade terms by injecting uncertainty into the global system has not convinced many businesses. 

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View from the Americas: Industry 4.0 and tracking the future of FDI

The fourth industrial revolution – based on technology – will have a global impact across sectors. FDI is no exception, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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View from the Americas: How the past informs the future

A flurry of analyst reports illuminate the downward trend in FDI in 2018, writes Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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Time to match FDI with UN sustainability goals

Business leaders must grasp the nettle and align their goals with the UN Sustainable Development Goals – and quickly, says Gregg Wassmansdorf.

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View from the Americas: Colombia’s challenging next steps

Colombia's president Iván Duque must ensure its economic prosperity while dealing with Venezuelan migrants and negotiating with Farc.  

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View from the Americas: don’t shed a tear for the US

The US is thriving economically, yet this doesn't seem enough for some.

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