Big business and activists finally agree. On this one issue at least
With some of the world’s biggest economies now companies, not states, the benefits for civil society of working more closely with business are clear.
Degrees, University of Sydney and Oxford University, Rhodes Scholar. Former: Interim Director, Commonwealth Foundation, an inter-governmental organization; Deputy Director, Institute for Public Policy Research, the UK's largest independent think tank. Since 2009, Director-General, Royal Commonwealth Society. Researcher and commentator on international migration and economic development. Trustee of five charities, including the Baring Foundation and Ockenden International. Has been a consultant to several international organizations; has been invited to give evidence to committees of both houses of the UK Parliament, the Council of Europe and the UN General Assembly. Author of several books and reports; writes regularly in the press; has given more than 500 broadcast interviews; has been invited to speak in more than 40 countries.