Socially responsible business has increasingly become a topic of conversation in the boardrooms of large firms. But can responsible business practices be leveraged to increase the competitiveness of not just firms but also sectors and countries?
Recent research suggests yes. So what should donors be doing to support this? Some have suggested multi-sector partnerships – but are these sustainable? Will responsible competitiveness benefit small domestic firms, not just global brands? What should donors do: improve public policy, enforce regulatory standards or back multi-sector initiatives? Sound in on these issues on our new online discussion.