Yearly Archives: 2011

Business-to-Business Partnerships: Recommendations for Expansion Across Africa//

Categories: Publications , Training

Frontier 100 members are gathering today in New York City for the Frontier 100 Forum. CEOs are meeting with business leaders to talk about leveraging partnerships for business expansion in Africa and with investors to discuss navigating the investment climate to capitalize on opportunities. At the Forum, IGD and Dalberg… Read More

Business Leaders in Action: Raman Dhawan//

Categories: IGD Members

Companies around the world are increasing their footprints in Africa to take advantage of expanding markets and high growth rates. In support of increased investment on the continent, Frontier 100 is broadening its membership and welcoming a new class of CEOs from South Asia to promote strategic south-south relationships. One… Read More

The Intersection of Development and Business//

Categories: Member News

Congressman Adam Smith and Paul Weisenfeld, Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau for Food Security, USAID joined IGD partners and supporters in Seattle on August 31 for a discussion on promoting economic growth by engaging the business sector in U.S. global development policy. The conversation addressed the challenge of defining the… Read More

Business Leaders in Action: Joseph Brandt//

Categories: IGD Leadership Council , IGD Members

Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa lack reliable power grids, which are widely regarded as vital for increased economic development and poverty reduction. In these places, economically disadvantaged consumers are forced to purchase costly generators resulting in unequal and inconsistent electricity distribution. ContourGlobal, founded by Frontier 100 member Joseph Brandt in 2005,… Read More

Local Events Bring IGD Members to Seattle//

Categories: Events

We have been pleased to welcome several IGD members to Seattle recently including Leadership Council member Gregory C. Case, CEO of Aon Corporation, and two Frontier 100 CEOs: Aon Corporation’s Anton Roux and Patrick Devenish of AICO Africa Limited. Patrick Devenish spoke at a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation meeting… Read More