As global populations continue to rise, The Dow Chemical Company is innovating at the forefront of global sustainability challenges – leveraging its science and technology expertise, together with public-private partnerships to enable a transition to a more sustainable planet and society. The company’s recently announced partnership with AgroLAC – a funding platform focused on preserving and […]
U.S Treasury Announce Major Rule Changes To Support Global Entrepreneurs And Impact Investment
President Obama, along with 182 heads of state, will sign the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) today at the United Nations General Assembly. But earlier this week, the Obama Administration’s Treasury Department announced two major regulatory changes that could unlock significant amounts of capital, innovation and entrepreneurial energy for development worldwide. The seventeen SDG’s create a […]
How would the finance boffins do global development?
I spent an afternoon with a bunch of NGO finance directors this week. It was more interesting than you might think; money is the lifeblood of the aid business, and financial directors have the best overview of how that blood circulates, from one end (fundraising) to the other (programmes and advocacy). Not only that but […]
Ending Maternal and Child Deaths in Kenya-The Private Sector Can Help
In recent times, attention is turning to the role of the private sector in delivering quality health care. This was a key point at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development held in July 2015 at Addis Ababa. The President of Kenya, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta remarked at the event, that, “for all that progress, […]