2022 was a year of disruption. The ongoing effects of COVID, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, inflation, climate impacts and more led to major upheaval in people’s lives.
Yet, there were also major developments in policy and actions by governments, businesses and institutions that could help turn the tide. World leaders advanced action on nature and climate, and multilateral meetings led to new breakthroughs. These silver linings bring hope that out of the many crises, a new and better approach could emerge.
Will we see progress toward more sustainable and equitable development in 2023?
We’ll explore the answer in WRI’s 20th annual Stories to Watch presentation. This virtual event will feature WRI’s President and CEO Ani Dasgupta as he examines which stories in 2023 will shape the global narrative for years to come.