Devex spoke to Sam Parker, director of the Shell Foundation, about their unique approach to finding and backing social ventures in the energy, transport and small and medium-sized enterprises financing space, and why the world will not meet the sustainable development goals unless other investors and foundations follow suit.
Endowments can offer charities a stable, long-term income and a boost to donor confidence, but they are often misunderstood. Ben Morton Wright, president of Global Philanthropic, explains.
Commercial contracts can be a big income generator for NGOs — if they can be procured in the first place.
Where does the world's largest development bank do its work? Devex digs into the pipeline, breaking down the World Bank's global operations by geography, practice, project phase and more.
The CEO of the International Finance Corporation — Philippe Le Houérou — talked to Devex about the key role the IFC will play as a market creator in the World Bank Group's new strategy to position itself as an "honest broker" helping move trillions of dollars of private money into developing countries.
Ahead of the World Bank Spring Meetings next week, Devex has reviewed the bank’s database of major contract awards and analyzed the key sectors, regions and other trends in World Bank procurements.
For Australian businesses, addressing modern slavery within supply chains is no longer a question of why it should be done, but how. The message, however, is not filtering through to the top level of governments. A new Australian government inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia is seeking business comment — and it is an opportunity business groups are urging their members to be vocal on.
The government of the United States is the largest donor to South Sudan, giving more than $2 billion since 2013. In this exclusive interview, Devex sat down with two leaders of the U.S. Agency for International Development's Vistas program, which awards small grants to NGOs across the country, to find out what it takes to win USAID funding.
After seven years at the helm of Restless Development, Nik Hartley will step down as chief executive officer beginning March 2018.
Outgoing VisionFund International CEO Scott Brown gives his advice for growing a global organization.
Devex spoke with James Helm, partner at Portland Communications and former spokesperson for the United Kingdom's Department for International Development, about how to craft a compelling communications strategy, at a time when views of global development cooperation are changing.
The processes for procuring DfID grants and contracts aren't so different; here are some tips for making the switch.