View at the earth from outer space.


Countries need to act urgently to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

One year after the largest UN Summit in history adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), our Index and Dashboard show that all countries face major challenges in achieving these ambitious goals by 2030. No country has achieved the SDGs and even top Sweden scores "red" on several goals.

Blick auf das jordanische Flüchtlingslager Zaatari. Zu sehen sind hunderte befestigte Unterkunfszelte, die bis zum Horizont reichen. Im Vordergrund stehen zwei Kinder mit Wasserkanistern, die der Kamera den Rücken zugedreht haben.


Jordan: How long can the country maintain social peace?

The Kingdom of Jordan has been hosting large numbers of refugees for decades. But the civil war in neighboring Syria is now pushing the small Arab state to its limits, and social tensions are rising. What can the country do to avert a crisis? read more

Zahlreiche Geschäftsleute laufen in der Londoner City, dem Finanzdistrikt der britischen Hauptstadt, über eine Brücke.


Brexit: What happens now? An overview

Which impact will Britain's departure from the European Union have? Here is an overview of what we found. read more

Blick auf die Burg der slowakische Hauptstadt Bratislava. Links daneben wehen slowakische und europäische Fahnen.

BTI summer series

EU Council Presidency: Putting the fox in charge of the hen house?

Since July 1 Slovakia helds the EU Council Presidency. Is the goverment led by Prime Minister Fico able to fulfill that role? read more


Aart De Geus on the result of the British EU referendum

The British people have decided to leave the European Union. Our chairman and CEO Aart De Geus comments on the result. read more