Think the Private Sector Can’t Contribute to International Development? Read these 4 Trends

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Why It Matters

International development can’t happen in a bubble. The complexity of problems is only matched by the complexity of approaches. Janet Longmore, Canada’s representative on the Business Leaders Caucus, a senior level advisory group to the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation, has a few thoughts on the matter.

Is Canada The Modern World’s Most Successfully Diverse Country?

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The world is looking for leadership in this fragile time and our culture of modesty isn't helping move the global yardstick of multiculturalism forward. Social impact leaders have a pivotal role to help Canada break out of its audacity shell and craft multiculturalism 2.0.

Collective Intelligence can Unleash a New Type of Knowledge Mobilization

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The world is about to experience a massive rewiring of the human-data-machine relationship. Collective intelligence, a new fast-growing field can contribute to recasting knowledge access and mobilization for change.

Canada’s Global Development Prowess

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Why It Matters

Technological, mission, and demographic shifts are changing the way international organizations work. For Canada to be at the forefront of addressing global challenges, experimentation must become an embedded capacity in aid and development organizations.