This summer Anne Simpson will leave Pensions and Investment Research Consultants to develop the World Bank’s corporate governance strategy for the private sector. This position has been established in the wake of the international economic crises. PIRC has been a key player in putting pressure on the Boards of large companies such as British Gas and Hanson over issues such as executive pay and their articles of association.
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New Bretton Woods Project report reveals World Bank Group channelling crucial development resources to banks instead of directly investing in pro-poor projects.
In December 2013, the German Development Institute, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and Bretton Woods Project, in collaboration with the G-24, hosted a high-level workshop in Berlin to foster an open exchange on the profound changes in the global economy and the implications for global economic governance and its constituent institutions and members.
The Bretton Woods Project is an ActionAid hosted project (UK registered charity no. 274467).