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MakingIt IndustryforDevelopment

Editor: Charles Arthur Editorial committee: Manuel Albaladejo, Thouraya Benmokrane, Jean Haas-Makumbi, Sarwar Hobohm (chair), Kazuki Kitaoka, Victoria Nussbaumer, Dejene Tezera, and Ravindra Wickremasinghe Design: Smith+Bell, UK – Thanks for assistance to ZHONG Xingfei Printed by Imprimerie Centrale, Luxembourg, on PEFC-certified paper – To view this publication online and to participate in discussions about industry for development, please visit To subscribe and receive future issues of Making It, please send an email with your name and address to Making It: Industry for Development is published by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna International Centre, P.O. Box 300, 1400 Vienna, Austria Telephone: (+43-1) 26026-0, Fax: (+43-1) 26926-69 E-mail: Number 20, 4th quarter 2015 Copyright © The United Nations Industrial Development Organization No part of this publication can be used or reproduced without prior permission from the editor ISSN 2076-8508 The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this magazine do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries, or its economic system or degree of development. Designations such as “developed”, “industrialized” and “developing” are intended for statistical convenience and do not necessarily express a judgment about the stage reached by a particular country or area in the development process. Mention of firm names or commercial products does not constitute an endorsement by UNIDO. The opinions, statistical data and estimates contained in signed articles are the responsibility of the author(s), including those who are UNIDO members of staff, and should not be considered as reflecting the views or bearing the endorsement of UNIDO. This document has been produced without formal United Nations editing.

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Contents GLOBAL FORUM 6 Letters 8 Learning from misfit subcultures Alexa Clay on learning from innovators in the black, grey and informal economies


10 Hot topic: Sustainable development in the climate change era From New York to Paris – Pavel Kabat on the World in 2050 project and Christiana Figueres on the United Nations conference on climate change in Paris 14 Business matters – news and trends FEATURES 16 Does gender equality contribute to growth? A UN Women report argues that improving equality for women and their human rights requires a rethinking of macroeconomics

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