The Business Council for Global Development, LLC is a coalition of leading businesses that works with governments, international organizations and nongovernmental organizations to promote sustainable global development.
BCGD brings together leading companies to advocate for public policies that support sustainable economic growth and opportunity in the developing world and to share best practices in development partnerships. Such growth and opportunity is based upon capacity building, expanded trade and investment, rule of law and good governance.Read more
Development Gaps in Haiti: Roadblocks to Long Term Economic Development.
Policy Forums on Trade, Aid, and Economic Development; Regular programs featuring Members of Congress, Administration officials, business and NGO leaders.
Shared Agenda for Trade and Development Policy: BCGD joins with major NGOs and development organizations to advance economic development through open trade, capacity building, and rule of law.
Initiatives of the BCGD and its member companies support economic development and widely shared opportunity..
Example: Walmart’s Care Global Partnership
What is Capacity Building?
Capacity building means strengthening human, institutional, and infrastructure capacities, thereby stimulating economic development and widely shared opportunity, so that developing countries can benefit fully from participation in the global economy.
Example: Pfizer’s Diflucan PartnershipRead about other partnership initiatives