WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global announces the launch of its new website, www.pxyeraglobal.org. The web platform, which seeks to communicate the organization’s work on the new frontier of global engagement, follows closely the brand launch of this international nonprofit.
WASHINGTON, DC, November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Early this month, CDC Development Solutions launched a new brand; the organization’s new name is PYXERA Global. The new name comes as part of a new brand identity fitting for the organization’s quarter-century impact in global development. The name, a fusion of two words evokes the role of the firm to serve as a navigator (pyxis) on the ground (terra).
Washington, D.C., September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – This week, The Dow Chemical Company, in collaboration with CDC Development Solutions (CDS), fielded 35 talented employees to offer pro bono consulting to local nonprofit organizations, social entrepreneurs, government agencies and educational institutions in Ghana.
Tourism development in Sri Lanka, social enterprise expansion in India, local supplier improvement in Mozambique—just three of the unique assignments that the most recent cohort of MBAs Without Borders (MWB) Advisors set out to begin this August.
It was 8:30pm. I sat on an old cushioned couch munching a falafel sandwich, surveying my surroundings with equal parts wonder and joy. I was one of two people in a room of nine Americans not somehow associated with the Peace Corps in Dakar, Senegal. I wondered how, in less than 24 hours, I had found my way from an aisle seat on South African Airways flight 280 to a room full of people I had never met before, and simultaneously pleased with the mysterious web life often weaves.
Like most experienced business professionals, I am highly suspicious of things that seem “too good to be true.” So, I shouldn’t be so surprised when people continue to ask—even demand, “What’s the business case for corporate volunteerism?”
With a growing proportion of Ghana’s GDP devoted to health care, and with the cost associated with the delivery of medicines and other health services on the rise, The Ghanaian Ministry of Health had a problem. Actually, a few: