A snapshot of the publication Doing Business  with the World The new role of corporate leadership in global development
Purpose of the publication <ul><li>Why create the publication? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business perspective on key challenge...
Analysis of 10 topics <ul><li>Ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><...
About the publication <ul><li>Main report: structure of chapters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The global view </li></ul></ul><ul>...
Key messages for business <ul><li>-  Given the right conditions, the private sector can improve the lives of people in the...
Key messages for government <ul><li>-  Policies and legislation are required to establish the necessary framework conditio...
How can the publication be used? <ul><li>Chapters can be used as stand-alone </li></ul><ul><li>Online presentations for ea...
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WBCSD: Doing Business with the World – The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

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This new publication by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) shows how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development. It offers a business perspective on key challenges and opportunities for the development of low-income countries, as well as key messages for companies and governments on how to promote sustainable business solutions that benefit the poor and the societies and environments in which they live.

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WBCSD: Doing Business with the World – The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

  1. 1. A snapshot of the publication Doing Business with the World The new role of corporate leadership in global development
  2. 2. Purpose of the publication <ul><li>Why create the publication? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Business perspective on key challenges and opportunities for sustainable development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate that globalization can be made more inclusive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show the business contribution to address the major development challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Target audience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Private sector </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Governments </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Analysis of 10 topics <ul><li>Ecosystems </li></ul><ul><li>Education and Training </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Development </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Flows </li></ul><ul><li>Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Trade </li></ul><ul><li>Water </li></ul>
  4. 4. About the publication <ul><li>Main report: structure of chapters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The global view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Societal needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key challenges limiting progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can business contribute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key messages to business and to governments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online interface: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Power Point presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key facts & trends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional topics </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Key messages for business <ul><li>- Given the right conditions, the private sector can improve the lives of people in the low-income segment through direct employment, procurement and delivery of services. - Companies can contribute to vocational training and capacity building, invest in energy infrastructure and renewable energy solutions, support healthcare initiatives and education, reduce dependence on scarce raw materials, create new businesses to preserve ecosystems (wetland banking, mitigation credit trading, etc.) and help governments embed good governance, thereby increasing regulatory transparency for business itself. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Key messages for government <ul><li>- Policies and legislation are required to establish the necessary framework conditions, including financial and taxation legislation, business regulation, and clearly defined ownership and property rights. </li></ul><ul><li>- Governments need to demonstrate their commitment through investment in core infrastructure, and they can encourage investment and engagement on the part of large corporations by creating a favorable investment climate through regulatory transparency. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How can the publication be used? <ul><li>Chapters can be used as stand-alone </li></ul><ul><li>Online presentations for each chapter available </li></ul><ul><li>Online Facts & Trends for further information on each topic </li></ul><ul><li>To access the publication: </li></ul><ul><li>www.wbcsd.org/web/doingbiz.htm </li></ul>

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