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Global Companies Can Help Solve Refugee Crisis — Report (The Jordan Times)

September 27, 2017
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AMMAN — Global businesses can make unique and valuable contributions to the refugee response by engaging refugees not as aid recipients, but as employees, producers, investees and customers, a recent report by the Centre for Global Development (CGD) stated.

An independent non-profit research organisation, CGD aims to find policy solutions to reduce global poverty and inequality. In the report, titled “Global Business and Refugee Crises”, CGD has partnered with the Tent Foundation to identify the sustainable ways global businesses use to help address refugee crises while maintaining their position as market dominating entities...

Due to their position as market leaders, policy influencers, and innovators, global entreprises have some distinctive capacities for engagement and advocacy that do not exist within the traditional refugee response community, Cindy Huang, senior policy fellow at CGD, told The Jordan Times on Wednesday.

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