Featured discussion during Global Partnerships Week
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As part of Global Partnerships Week, Deirdre White, CEO, PYXERA Global, will participate in the featured roundtable discussion, “Business Commitment to Make the 2030 SDGs Real” on March 9. Joined by companies and State Department officials, the discussion will look at what can be done to realize the potential of private sector engagement in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, a two-day live and online conference, hosted by PYXERA Global, convened leaders from the private, public, and social sectors earlier this week. Comprised of several events including the Public Private Partnership Forum, an honorary reception, and the International Corporate Volunteerism Conference, each activity addressed the central theme of catalyzing emerging market growth.
Honors Public, Private, and Social Sector Leaders Committed to Shared Value and Partnership
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global proudly announces a reception on April 7, 2014, from 5 to 7 pm at The Source at The Newseum in Washington, DC. The reception, generously sponsored by EY, will follow this year’s Public-Private Partnership Forum on Catalyzing Growth in Emerging Markets, broadcast live from the Knight Studio at the Newseum, which will feature a series of conversations between senior public, private, and social sector leaders who will address the ways in which cross-sector interests
It was 8:30pm. I sat on an old cushioned couch munching a falafel sandwich, surveying my surroundings with equal parts wonder and joy. I was one of two people in a room of nine Americans not somehow associated with the Peace Corps in Dakar, Senegal. I wondered how, in less than 24 hours, I had found my way from an aisle seat on South African Airways flight 280 to a room full of people I had never met before, and simultaneously pleased with the mysterious web life often weaves.
Like most experienced business professionals, I am highly suspicious of things that seem “too good to be true.” So, I shouldn’t be so surprised when people continue to ask—even demand, “What’s the business case for corporate volunteerism?”