42 million ways international trade helps the environment

International trade means boatloads of grain, oil and lug nuts, right? You'll be surprised at how much environmental conservation happens through trade.

The greening of the bottom line

More companies are introducing sustainable practices into their manufacturing processes and products, helping the environment and improving profitability.

From depression and war, the rise of a new global financial...

Where did institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund come from and why? World War II helped create a new global financial order.

The evolving global financial system

A century ago, there was little coordination of international finances. That changed substantially after World War II, and the change is continuing today.

Ready, set, invest! New chapter opens in U.S.-Africa trade relations.

Improving trade ties between the U.S. and Africa took a step forward with the first meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa.

U.S. deepening its engagement across the Americas

President Obama says the U.S. relationship with the Americas is "as good as it has ever been" and welcomed cooperation at the Summit of the Americas.

Summit of the Americas: ‘Real outcomes that impact real lives’

The theme of the 2015 Summit of the Americas in Panama City, Panama is “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas.”

African Growth and Opportunity Act creates jobs, benefits entrepreneurs

The African Growth and Opportunity Act is responsible for the creation of about 350,000 direct jobs for Africa and another million or so indirect jobs.

Egypt a gateway to regional prosperity

“We want to promote around-the-clock shared prosperity in Egypt and across the region, but particularly, I say, in Egypt,” Secretary of State John Kerry...