Day Three of GPF 2015

Catalyzing Private Capital Flows for Development How can the private sector be a more effective and efficient partner in development? The key, according to plenary speakers Gavin Wilson, Christianna Wood, Frederic Sicre, Mirza Jahani and moderator Jane Nelson, is ensuring that private capital helps to mobilize the collective energy of all sectors. The panelists discussed…

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Day Two of GPF 2015

  Leveraging Market Systems for Good: Transforming Global Supply Chains and Protecting those Within — The Case of Slavery During their plenary session, Stella Dawson, Justin Dillon, Nina Smith, Dan Viederman and moderator Randy Newcomb highlighted approaches to restructuring global supply chains so that they empower rather than subjugate those embedded within the markets they…

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Day One of GPF 2015

More than one billion people worldwide still live in poverty. Promoting shared prosperity for these individuals — fostering broad-based growth and sustained poverty reduction – will require marshaling the collective energies of the public, private and social sectors.  Solutions will bridge national and sectoral boundaries. And they will drive equality of opportunity without degrading the shared…

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Transformative Leadership — A Clear Path to Sustainable and Inclusive Development

This piece by Jane Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council and the Global Philanthropy Forum, first appeared in The Huffington Post. Follow Jane Wales on Twitter for more insights into strategic philanthropy.  Disruptive change happens when government officials, business executives and social activists embrace a shared goal and collaborate with the mantel of leadership passing…

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Empowering the Future Workforce

This piece by Jane Wales, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council and the Global Philanthropy Forum, first appeared in The Huffington Post. Follow Jane Wales on Twitter for more insights into strategic philanthropy. According to the World Bank Group, “Over a billion people of working age [ages 15-64], most of them women, are not participating in…

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