Forum to Discuss Public Private Partnerships in Creating Social Good

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Business leaders representing companies such The Dow Chemical Company, IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Credit Suisse, Intel and Ernst & Young will be engaging in live conversations moderated by Fortune Magazine’s Nina Easton during the Public Private Partnership Forum at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Those who can’t make it to D.C. can attend the Forum virtually.

The Forum will take place in the context of the Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets conference (April 7th and 8th), which will focus on how cross-sector interests converge to achieve shared value and examine how the practice of International Corporate Volunteerism, or global pro bono, is contributing to socio-economic growth in emerging and frontier markets.

The discussions that will be held during the Forum are set to attract the interest of professionals from public, private and social sectors. One of the forums, called “Powering Business in New Markets," will look at how industry and investment can pave the way for market growth.

“Livelihoods and Leadership on the New Frontier" will offer a debate on how human capital is re-shaping the works and asks: How are companies bringing talent to new markets in ways that reinforce leadership potential, while delivering social impact?

“Development at the Crossroads" discusses the impact of lack of sanitation and how communities are undermined by deficiencies of that type. The question asked is: How can cross-sector partnerships afford healthier lives for more of the world’s population?

In “The Power of Global Corporate Diplomacy," debaters will look at how high-profile corporations have introduced their own style of diplomacy in the markets where they operate. This dialogue will discuss the challenges and opportunities inherent in cross-sector engagement and the requirements of leadership in a globally connected world. How will corporate diplomacy affect future cross-border cooperation?

Finally, “Shared Value - Forging a Pathway of Partnership" will analyze what creating shared value means at an operational level and ask how partnership can be made the cornerstone of global engagement and shared value in ways that deliver real and sustainable impact.

The Forum will be broadcast live between 2 and 5 pm on April 7th from To sign up for the forum, visit its Facebook page.

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