Opinion: Business can do what governments can’t – solve the world’s biggest problems

Thursday, January 9, 2014

The agenda for the world’s business leaders, gathering this month at the World Economic Forum in Davos, reads much like that of an NGO conference. Priority concerns include wealth disparity; climate change; the degradation of water, forests and arable land; the failure to adequately educate the world’s children; healthcare; and human rights. Increasingly, companies are crossing many of the boundaries, both legal and political, to confronting these global challenges.

Source: The Guardian (link opens in a new window)

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Impact Assessment
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multinational corporation, social impact