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CSP become members of Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS)

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (CSP) has become a member of the Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS). WINGS is a global network of philanthropy associations, networks, academic institutions, support organisations and funders whose purpose is to strengthen, promote and…

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CSP to produce COVID-19 industry report

The Centre for Strategic Philanthropy is producing an industry report that will assess initial responses to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis by the global philanthropic community with a focus on emerging markets. It will seek to understand how philanthropy is rising to…

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Coronavirus and finance.

2019 Business in Africa Conference

The conference is one of the largest annual conferences held at Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS) and attracts business leaders, students and professionals with an interest in business in Africa as well as other emerging markets. The annual Business in…

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People talking at the recent Business in Africa Conference.

Investment yearbook

The annual Global Investment Returns Yearbook, co-authored by Professor Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge, finds that 2018 was the worst year for global equity returns since the financial crisis, while investors in Chinese stocks have received no premium despite the…

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Investment yearbook

Emerging fast: what’s it like consulting in emerging markets?

They offer rich opportunities – but what’s it really like to consult in a rapidly-growing economy? As the pace of change in the global economy accelerates, emerging markets are becoming an ever more crucial business arena over multiple sectors. One…

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Laurent L. Philippe, Procter & Gamble: Women are key to P&G success in Africa

Women are at the heart of consumer giant Procter & Gamble's drive to build business and organisations for sustainable growth in emerging markets like sub-Saharan Africa. MBA students attending the opening Cambridge Leadership Seminar of the new academic year heard…

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Laurent L. Philippe

The World Financial Review: Jugaad innovation: think frugal, be flexible, generate breakthrough growth

Jugaad is a Hindi word that roughly translates as “overcoming hash constraints by improvising an effective solution using limited resources”. Jugaad innovation is a powerful approach to innovation that is most active in emerging markets such as India ... As…

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Business Weekly: Eight mistakes UK companies make going into India

India has finally come on the radar of an increasing number of UK companies because of the excellent diplomatic work and evangelising activity of the UKTI, the UK India Business Council, all the big professional organisations and of course the…

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An institutional context

Professor Peter Williamson addresses the gap between the need to adapt strategies and the practical difficulties of doing so in emerging markets. Companies working in foreign markets can improve their chances of success by adapting their strategies to local differences…

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Professor Peter Williamson

Betting on emerging market infrastructure

New report reveals spending on infrastructure in emerging markets is likely to triple in the next 20 years to meet growing population levels and increased urbanisation Growing population levels and rising urbanisation will triple the spending on infrastructure in emerging…

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