PYXERA Global Shares Experience on the Changing Landscape of International Development

WASHINGTON, DC | December 5, 2013 - Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global, spoke on a panel discussing the evolving development landscape at the Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) Conference this week. Accompanied by CEO of Carana Corporation, Eduardo Tugenhadt, Accenture Senior Manager, Linda Nemec, and USAID India former Deputy Mission Director, Elizabeth Warfield, Ms. White examined the challenges and rewards of private-public-social sector partnerships and the resulting implications for international development companies. Honorable Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID led the event with a keynote address.

The CIDC Conference explores the factors that shape the evolution of international capacity building and shared government and international development objectives.  As private sector capital flowing into emerging economies has surged in recent years, new opportunities for companies that specialize in implementing projects in challenging environments are quickly emerging. However, expectations of outcomes from these corporate partners are also becoming increasingly demanding.

As there is an increasing awareness that development objectives may be directly linked to corporate business strategies, the landscape for development companies is changing.  This is especially topical right now as donor agencies seek to catalyze the greatest outcomes amidst changing priorities and diminishing resources. Indicative of this trend, PYXERA Global has transformed itself from an organization that has relied significantly on government and donor funding to one that is largely partnering with corporate clients to deliver social value for organizations and communities across the globe.

About PYXERA Global 

PYXERA Global (@PYXERAGlobal) leverages the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals. With a quarter century of experience in more than 90 countries, the PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners.

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