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The Emerging Markets Symposium (EMS), an academic initiative of Green Templeton College, launched its latest report in July 2017 on Environmental Health in Emerging Markets. The report summary was translated into Arabic, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. The main messages in the report have received media coverage in over 20 countries since the launch including major emerging market countries such as Brazil, China, India and Pakistan.

Highlights of media coverage and other outreach included:

  • Placement of a Project Syndicate op-ed authored by EMS Chair HE Shaukat Aziz on The Health Costs of Environmental Change in multiple outlets worldwide including in Asia, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Central America and the US
    Publication of the a letter signed by 12 EMS participants in the 6 July edition of The Times and included on their online site
    Article in the Folha de Sao Paulo, the highest circulation newspaper in Brazil and interview with the EMS Executive Director, Ian Scott, on CBN, a radio network with one of the highest market penetrations in Brazil as well as other outlets nationally
    Articles in the print and on-line versions of The News International in Pakistan, the widest-read English language newspaper in the country
    Pick up by several outlets in China including Caixin, the country’s most influential independent financial media group and Today China News, the leading Chinese business website
    A feature including an interview with the EMS Executive Director, Ian Scott, was included in the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health’s podcast, This Week in Health

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