IGD Frontier 100 Forum


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IGD is gearing up for this year’s Frontier 100 Forum in Cape Town. Instead of focusing on sector specific topics, we’re discussing cross-cutting themes that impact all sectors. Working together, these conversations can foster solutions to tackle common growth across Africa.  Below are some themes that will be covered at the… Read More


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Every year, business leaders from IGD’s Frontier 100 network convene in Africa. Preceding the World Economic Forum (WEF), the event focuses on how business leaders invested in Africa are working to provide sustainable business solutions that contribute to the continent’s development and growth. This year, the Forum takes place in… Read More

New video released: 2014 Frontier 100 Forum in NYC//

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On October 21-22, the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) convened its eleventh Frontier 100 Forum, bringing together CEOs and senior executives from top corporations around the world. The Forum’s theme, “Africa: Innovative Investing in Emerging Markets” highlights the global importance of Africa as a destination for investment. This biannual forum… Read More

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

Save the Date: IGD Frontier 100 Forum, Cape Town South Africa May 31 – June 2, 2015//

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  The next IGD Frontier 100 Forum will be in Cape Town, South Africa, from May 31 to June 2, 2015. Stay tuned for more updates in the coming weeks! The Initiative for Global Develoment’s (IGD) Frontier 100 Forums are a primary part of IGD’s efforts to catalyze strategic investment… Read More