As global energy company ContourGlobal (CG) seeks to strengthen its operations in Africa and enhance impact to achieve inclusive growth, representatives of CG Africa participated in a two-day workshop that highlighted emerging trends and best practices in sustainability practices. Helen Mant and Adrienne Gifford, Senior Advisors at the Initiative for Global… Read More
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Dr. Mima S. Nedelcovych, IGD President, and Heather Kulp, Executive Director of the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI), jointly penned an opinion piece in the Huffington Post on driving economic opportunity in Nigeria’s Niger Delta.
Three Ways African Businesses Can Step into the World-Class Space By Abdu Mukhtar, Chief Strategist, Dangote Group (Photo via Dangote Group) Africa’s recent economic boom has given rise to greater economic growth and a stronger African private sector. Despite this, some investors still hold a negative perception of doing… Read More
We’re proud to announce that Frontier Leader Mohammed Dewji was awarded the Person of the Year 2015 Award by Forbes Africa. His company, Mohammed Enterprise Tanzania Limited (MeTL), is one of the largest industrial conglomerates in East Africa. A strong advocate for business driven development, Dewji empowers Tanzanian communities by… Read More
By Jane Nelson, Director, CSR Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School, and Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder and Director, Business Fights Poverty Business Fight Poverty and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School launched a new report on business and its role in the SDGs. IGD was a proud sponsor of the launch… Read More