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Breakout Session

Reducing Poverty through Business Collaboration in Developing Countries

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Come learn firsthand about a new partnership between BSR and Sida—the Swedish International Development Agency—and how your business can participate. BSR and Sida seek to increase and deepen the effective contribution of the private sector to reach the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The focus of the five-year partnership is to reduce poverty globally through business collaboration outside of North America and Western Europe.

Scheduled Speakers

Additional speakers to be announced.

Alan Atkisson

Assistant Director-General and Head of Department, Partnership and Innovation


Bathylle Missika

Head of Networks, Partnerships and Gender Division

OECD Development Centre

Eric Olson

Senior Vice President

BSR (Moderator)

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I felt this conference was life changing. I am truly inspired and am plotting both career and personal changes to live up to the great lessons I learned. Both the sessions and the networking were vital.


Convening Sponsor


Platinum Sponsor

We Mean Business

Gold Sponsor


Silver Sponsors

Flex Ltd.
The Walt Disney Company

Supporting Sponsors

AB InBev
The Coca-Cola Company
Google, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation

Marketing and Media Sponsor

3BL Media