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|Innovative business models in Haiti: Linking profit, sustainability and social investment|
What: This seminar was made possible through the collaboration of FOCAL and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). It brought together leaders from the business and social investment community in Canada, the U.S. and Haiti, as well as high-level representatives from the IDB to discuss innovative business models in Haiti and engage in an action-oriented conversation.
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When: Thursday, March 24, 2011
Where: Calgary Convention Centre, Calgary, Canada
Who: Kathryn Hewlett-Jobes, Chair of FOCAL's Board of Directors, appeared as a panelist with Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank, and Ericq Pierre, Senior Counselor for Haiti at the Inter-American Development Bank.
Read the IDB summary of the seminar: Business leaders highlight new ways of doing business in Haiti
Lisez un article sur la réunion BID et la participation de Haïti (AlterPresse, 29 mars 2011): Haïti présente à l’assemblée annuelle de la Banque Interaméricaine de Développement