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Rapid economic growth, rich stores of natural resources and a fast-growing population have all helped to usher in a new era of optimism around Africa’s future. But without an extra one million managers, African economies will not achieve their business potential or reach their development goals. […]
With so many businesses thinking app size, the world needs big ideas. Ideas like turning human waste into a valuable product, turning nuclear waste into a valuable product, and making medical research more efficient via an open source model.
Read on to find out about several early-stage visionary ventures attempting large-scale change in critical sectors. And find out why I think it’s interesting that these stories are being published. […]
Sir Richard Branson calls on our favourite Kiwi entrepreneur, Derek Handley!
Branson reckons business needs a Plan B – laying the groundwork for his latest initiative, The B Team, which boasts New Zealander Derek Handley as CEO. The mission of The B Team is to champion concrete solutions to help make capitalism a driving force for social, environmental and economic benefit. […]
How would the wealthiest, most astute business people solve the world’s biggest problems?
Bill Gates presents a keynote address to a gathering of philanthropists who have collectively committed to giving away more the $100 billion of personal wealth. In this address, he laid out a vision for ‘catalytic philanthropy’ – creating markets, using capitalistic approaches, to help the needy in long-term, systemic ways. […]
The world’s largest companies posted record revenues in 2011 of US$29.5 trillion, up 13.2 percent from the previous year. Where will the growth come from next?
Fortune’s Global 500 prompted me to think about majority world consumers and resource scarcity. […]