PSD Blog will be quiet until January 3rd. In this time of reflection (or rampant consumerism, depending on your perspective), a look at the posts that seemed to hit a nerve this year. In no…

Christine Bowers |

The Harvard Business Review might not be top of most people's lists of stocking stuffers, but for those with loved ones interested in corporate responsibility or social entrepreneurism, two…

Michael Jarvis |

I keep bumping into this series of photos of the world's most dangerous roads. And each time I'm amazed. For the sake of the 200, 000 residents of Yakutsk, Siberia, I hope the federal-…

Christine Bowers |

Think you know the world’s largest and most powerful companies? A new list in the Financial Times might make you think again.

Michael Jarvis |

Our debate on enterprise formalization continues.

Tom Kenyon |

We've been evacuated from Chad again. I didn't get rushed out of the country, I was already abroad, but that doesn't make it any easier. Rebels approaching N'Djamena, streets…

Alex Burger |

Brazil's scores on international tests of education have been dismal for years. Businesses have no choice but to fill in the gap with on-site remedial education, according to the Christian…

Christine Bowers |

Why do the global emerging market funds ignore African-listed securities? Are mutual funds discriminating against Africa? Not at all, said Todd Moss from the Center for Global Development in a…

Christine Bowers |

We've just launched two new reading lists:

Christine Bowers |

Finally, some good news from Haiti. A simple underwater contraption has made fishing much more lucrative. From the IDB. McKinsey finds that China and India "share a common handicap: excessive…

Christine Bowers |