Although the adoption of comprehensive tobacco control policies has advanced steadily since 2007, there is much work to be done. There are 59 countries that have yet to adopt a single MPOWER measure at the highest level of achievement – and 49 of them are low and middle-income countries. Additionally, the pace of progress for adopting some MPOWER measures has been slower than for others.
Bloomberg Philanthropies‘ unique approach is grounded in Mike Bloomberg‘s experience in business, government, and philanthropy. In every challenge that the Bloomberg team takes on, they apply his approach to make progress saving and improving lives around the world.
The Nest Artisan Guild includes small or medium enterprises (SMEs) who directly engage with a network of artisans and utilize handwork in more than 60% of their production activities. At the point of entry into the Guild, artisan business leaders participate in a digital intake survey that collects self reported baseline data on business structure, employee demographics, business performance, and barriers to growth. Data collection is repeated on an annual basis in order to maintain up-to-date and accurate information about each business, and to facilitate time-bound comparisons of demographic data and business performance.
For this report, the Task Force reviewed the evidence on the impact of tobacco, alcohol, and sugary beverage excise tax policy on consumption, health, and revenue outcomes. In addition, the Task Force commissioned an analysis of the potential impact of significant excise tax increases on these products.
Between 2015–16 and 2017–18, ATI members increased enrollment of students who receive Pell grants by 7,291, nearly 15 percent of ATI’s 50,000-by-2025 goal.
The data presented in this report show that progress has been achieved in important areas such as legislation, vehicle standards and improving access to post-crash care. This progress has not, however, occurred at a pace fast enough to compensate for the rising population and rapid motorization of transport taking place in many parts of the world.
The framework identifies four global learning outcomes—appreciation for diversity, cultural understanding, global knowledge, and global engagement—and five general learning outcomes— digital literacy, language communication, self-efficacy, academic engagement, and critical thinking. Together these outcomes provide a definition of global competency for K-12 students and constitute standards for assessing global digital exchange programs.