Q&A: World poverty:

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Peter Mandelson, Jeffrey Sachs and Barbara Stocking on whether the world is taking poverty seriously enough
Jeffrey Sachs: Business makes trade and I believe the contribution that the private sector and large multi-national companies make to the world are largely positive. But anti-globalisation groups are right to point at shortfalls in the current system. We need to work to shape the rules of the game to provide for a balanced situation where trade ? and the influence of business ? becomes a profound engine of development for the world?s poorest people.
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Source: Times Online