Sarah Lucas and Peter Timmer offer eight questions to ask if you want to understand the connection between economic growth and poverty reduction. It does help if potential employers are legally allowed to give the excluded a try:
Milton Freidman claimed that “the business of business is business.” In the latest issue of the McKinsey Quarterly, Ian Davis disagrees. He also speaks out against what he calls the “fuzzy” arguments of corporate social responsibility. He writes from somewhere in between these two “tired ideological positions” :
Several weeks ago Thomas Friedman spoke here at the IFC. Video of the event is now available online.
Scenarios seem to be hot, whether they are aiming at 2020, 2025 or beyond.
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development has announced they are close to finishing their project looking at the future of water (2030). Previous WBCSD scenarios include: sustainable technology, biotechnology and energy (2050).