Triple bottom line: An African business plan to benefit the environment, the community and the company//

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By Richard China | 20 November 2014 Devex Green technology has been advancing significantly in recent years, providing opportunities for virtually any business to be more responsible and environmentally conscious. Still, striving to protect the environment can potentially hurt a company’s profits, and negatively affect the local economy. This is… Read More


Africa: The Business Perspective to Addressing Africa’s Skills Gap//

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By Emma Green Courtesy of AllAfrica.com The phrase “Africa is rising” has been used over the past decade to describe the continent’s economic trajectory. The steady growth in foreign direct investment (FDI) across the continent indicates that businesses and investors around the world see real opportunity to generate profits. However,… Read More


Money where it’s needed: Maximizing opportunity in Africa//

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By Teresa Barger    |   03 November 2014 Devex Africa as a whole is a thriving economy that consistently outpaces the expectations of the global financial community. With its enormous size and diversity, it goes without saying that there are endless investment opportunities. I have been doing business in Africa… Read More


L’Afrique au cœur du forum Frontier 100//

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22 octobre 2014 BBC Afrique La 7eme édition du forum ” Frontier 100″ de l’initiative pour le développement mondial, IGD, s’achève ce mercredi à New York, aux Etats-Unis. La rencontre réunit des hommes et femmes d’Affaires d’Afrique et d’Amérique pour qu’ils nouent des partenariats qui contribueront à lutter contre l’extrême… Read More


CEOs, Investors Explore Innovative Investing in Emerging African Markets//

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  By Emmanuel Iruobe, October 22, 2014 VENTURES AFRICA – Starting from yesterday, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) has brought leading African and international CEOs, senior executives and investors together in New York City to discuss ways to further invest in Africa. The platform is called the Frontier 100… Read More


Nigeria: CEOs, Investors Discuss Investing Opportunities in Africa//

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The Initiative for Global Development (IGD) has convened its eleventh Frontier 100 Forum, bringing together chief executive officers(CEOs) and senior executives from top corporations around the world. The forum’s theme, “Africa:Innovative Investing in Emerging Markets,” highlighted the global importance of Africa as a destination for investment. This biannual forum attracts… Read More

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