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Business Council for Global Development

Responsible Business for Inclusive Development.

We educate and actively support capacity building programs that advance sustainable and inclusive development.

BCGD successfully advocated for the first capacity building program linked to a U.S. trade agreement and we continue to lead on capacity building reform.

We convene diverse leaders from business, government, and civil society in order to develop programs and policies for better development outcomes through international trade and investment.

BCGD Statement of Support for the BUILD Act

To expand and reform America’s development finance institutions.

Bureau of International Labor Affairs Deserves Full Funding and Support

The Business Coalition for ILAB, a BCGD initiative, advocates for full funding of ILAB grant programs. These grants fund work by civil society organizations in the fight against human trafficking, child labor and other labor abuses around the world.

Inclusive Development and International Trade

BCGD partners with civil society organizations, such as the Alliance to End Hunger, on a series of programs exploring the role of international trade in driving inclusive and sustainable development.