WHAT’S YOUR LEGACY?

A legacy is a powerful concept. It is also daunting when after 30-40 years of...


THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONUNDRUM

What is sustainable development? I have been working in this space for over 15...


‘DO NO HARM' IN AN INCREASINGLY COMPLEX WORLD

The phrase ‘do no harm’ is most commonly associated with medicine but is...


INFORMATION IS POWER... SO HOW DO WE USE IT FOR GOOD?

“Human behaviour flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and...


HOW MINING COMPANIES ACHIEVE SHARED VALUE THROUGH INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE AGRIBUSINESS

Most mining companies have three central concerns when running a site: safety,...


A TRUE CIRCULAR ECONOMY NEEDS TO BE INCLUSIVE

I am always interested to read articles on the need to grow more food to feed...


WORKING WITH HARMONY

Business for Development is designing a coffee pilot for Harmony Gold’s Hidden...


THE PROBLEM WITH DATA IN DEVELOPMENT

With the prevalence of mobile phones, interconnected devices, WiFi availability,...


INCLUSIVE BUSINESS: FROM RHETORIC TO MAINSTREAM

Far from being a fringe idea, inclusive business – where the private sector...


BLOCKCHAIN: BRINGING IDENTITY TO FACELESS FARMERS

The blockchain principle that underpins cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, offers an...