Posts By Jill Kosch O'Donnell

In The News

Korea’s 97 Billion Dollar Question: What is Green Growth?

June 15, 2011

In an interview with the Korea Herald earlier this year, Hur Dong-Soo, CEO of Korea’s GS Caltex, called his company’s investments in heavy-oil upgrading facilities a “green growth business.” As the phrase “green growth” becomes ever more common

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Notes from the Field

Countering Violence Against Women, One Person at a Time

November 17, 2010

This article is the final installment in a three-part blog series exploring barriers to women’s advancement in Asia and how The Asia Foundation is working to address them. November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days Campaign, a coordinated series of worldwide events […]

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Women in Indonesia Face Corruption, Inequality in Government Budget Process

November 3, 2010

This article is the second in a three-part blog series exploring barriers to women’s advancement in Asia and how The Asia Foundation is working to address them. When Indonesian citizens began scrutinizing their local government budgets as part of an Asia Foundation-led program on gender-responsive budgeting, they found some surprises:  a new suit for the […]

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Is Access to Information One Solution to Growing Women’s Economic Opportunity in Asia?

July 7, 2010

This article is the first in a three-part blog series exploring the barriers to women’s advancement in Asia and how The Asia Foundation is working to address them. After months of advocating for access to credit from their local bank, the members of the District Women’s Business Forum (DWBF) in Sylhet, Bangladesh, have something to […]

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In The News

Green Growth Brings New Dimension to U.S.-ROK Alliance

March 24, 2010

The recent news from Korea that the country is stepping up cooperation with Denmark on energy efficient and renewable technologies marked the latest triumph in President Lee Myung-bak’s push to build international support for his green growth vision. In Seoul, Danish Prime Minister Lars Rasmussen said that Korea’s green growth plan can serve as a […]

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