How the EU plans to get the private sector to 'play by the rules' of development

We need the private sector to finance the SDGs. But will the quest for profit trump the objective of poverty eradication? In an interview with Devex on the eve of #EDD15, European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica explained the EU’s new strategy to align both goals.

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  • Richard Jones

    In his role as Editorial Director Richard oversees content for digital series, reports and events, leading a talented team of writers and editors, conducting high-level video interviews and moderating panels at events. Previously partnerships editor and an associate editor at Devex, Richard brings to bear 15 years of experience as an editor in institutional communications, public affairs and international development. Based in Barcelona, his development experience includes stints in the Dominican Republic, Argentina and Ecuador, as well as extensive work travel in Africa and Asia.