29 Apr '12, 8pm

Private Investment, Public Good: Secretary Clinton Champions "Global Impact

Private Investment, Public Good: Secretary Clinton Champions "Global Impact

"This is a great moment to look at where we stand in the world in the pursuit of economic growth and prosperity that is broadly inclusive and sustainable." -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton [1] On April 26, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton convened some 250 investors, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, academics, business executives and policymakers in Washington, DC, for the first-ever Global Impact Economy Forum . The main topic on the agenda was how private investments can help solve social and environmental problems and advance the public good. Specifically, the forum sought to address how the government can leverage public resources to support private sector efforts to create "market-driven solutions to the world's most pressing challenges."[2] In her remarks, Clinton made the case for synergistic, cross-sector collaboration, saying that the "government, ...

Full article: http://www.justmeans.com/Private-Investment-Public-Good-S...

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