Eradicating Poverty through Profit
Thursday, April 14, 2005
World Resources Institute conference explores making business work for the poor, by Phil Storey
“Is there really a ?fortune at the bottom of the pyramid,? just waiting for corporations to claim it and empower the poor? Over two-and-a-half days in December, more than 1,000 people from five continents gathered at the Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco to explore this question. The occasion was a conference organized by the World Resources Institute, called ?Eradicating Poverty through Profit: Making Business Work for the Poor.?