Yearly Archives: 2011

Business Leaders in Action: William D. Green//

Categories: IGD Leadership Council

“One of the characteristics of a high performing company is its commitment to sustainability and the communities in which it works and lives broadly.” – William D. Green William D. Green is Executive Chairman & Former CEO of Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Mr. Green… Read More

USAID Embraces the Private Sector//

Categories: Events

As part of USAID’s Partnership Forum on The Strategic Value of Connecting Business and Development held October 20th, IGD co-sponsored the lunch event, at which Administrator Raj Shah gave the keynote address entitled “Embracing the Role of the Private Sector in Development.”  The speech signaled that in the same way companies are making… Read More

Frontier 100 CEOs Meet With U.S. Government Officials in D.C.//

Categories: Events , IGD Frontier 100 Forum

Following the Frontier 100 Forum in New York City, IGD organized meetings for interested CEOs with a number of U.S. government agencies focused on increased investment and economic development in Africa. The purpose of the meetings was to generate increased awareness of major U.S. government development initiatives that stimulate private sector activity in Africa… Read More

Laying the Foundation for Increased Investment in Africa//

Categories: Events , IGD Frontier 100 Forum

Frontier 100 members gathered in New York on October 3-4 for the fifth Frontier 100 Forum. The Forum featured focused discussions with the overall goal of increasing investment and business growth in Africa to reduce poverty. Attendees included investors, executives from multinational corporations (MNCs), government officials and Frontier 100 CEOs… Read More

IGD Launches Development Partners Network//

Categories: Member News

As a complement to IGD’s Frontier 100, we are launching a new network, Development Partners, which consists of executives with business interests in frontier markets who are committed to advancing more private sector-oriented U.S. global development strategies. The group has three objectives: • Serve as a forum for companies to share… Read More