Posts tagged with ‘CSR’

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Forging a new global partnership – the Post-2015 development agenda

by Michelle Dupuis

The High Level Panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda published its report with recommendations last week.  The panel was established by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and co-chaired by Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron. The recently released report is entitled “A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty […]

Top four conferences in international development this week

by Michelle Dupuis

This week is an incredibly busy week for our readers interested in development cooperation and the contribution that the private sector can make to global challenges facing the poorest nations of the world.  Below is a list of events/conferences taking place that we recommend: 1. The African Development Bank annual meeting (May 27 – 31, […]

International development and CSR – complementary or interchangeable?

by Michelle Dupuis

With the rise of the role of private capital in development, debates arise about the possibility of CSR activities contributing effectively to development objectives.  Can multinationals and private capital really play a role in development without imposing their agendas on local communities?  Can companies investing locally contribute to the development goals of a nation, regional […]