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PYXERA Global Launches Website That Amplifies New Approaches To Global Engagement

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global announces the launch of its new website, 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.

CDC Development Solutions Becomes PYXERA Global, Launches New Brand Identity

A Vision for Purposeful Global Engagement
Press Release

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). 

Dow and CDC Development Solutions Partner to Develop Sustainable Solutions for Ghanaian Enterprise

Press Release

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.

MBA Graduates Choose Social Enterprise in Emerging Markets Over Traditional Corporate Jobs

Are You Ready for the Next Adventure?

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.

The Crazy World of Cultural Exchange

Adaptation in Real Time

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.

Volunteering, the Best Business Strategy Money Can’t Buy

The Business Case For Volunteering

By Laura Asiala

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?”

IBM, USAID and CDC Development Solutions Spearhead a New Approach to Public-Private Partnership

IBM Helps Ghana’s Ministry of Health Work Smarter

By Brandon Soloski

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:


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