How can various sectors ensure that development is sustainable?
The development community has looked at public-private partnerships to solve many of the world’s global problems, but an expert says there is a bigger role for the private sector to play.
There is a shift from aid-driven development to one that is led by investment, John Simon, founding partner of Total Impact Advisors, said in this video interview for #ReimaginePPP. The private sector must take the lead in this shift, he added — and that government and aid agencies need to follow.
Watch the clip above for his insights on where public-private partnerships are headed, and how investments can fuel sustainability.
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