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[PDF] From Corporate Philanthropy to Strategic Partnerships: The Potential of Inclusive and Sustainable Business Models in MENA

World Bank President Robert Zoellick’s has called for an “era of responsible globalization, where inclusivity and sustainability take precedence.” This leads to the question what role, if any, can the private sector play in fostering more inclusive and sustainable globalization and moving development forward in the midst of the current economic climate?...Emerging models of inclusive and sustainable business, especially strategic public- private partnerships, may be part of the answer. [refers to ExxonMobil, Unilever, Cemex, Gulf Bank, Kuwait Petroleum, Procter & Gamble, General Electric, Cisco, MTN, Standard Chartered, Goldman Sachs, Orascom, Nike, IBM, Intel, Siemens, Microsoft, Lucent, Nokia, Merrill Lynch, Nestle, Heinz]