Sao Tome and Principe—Corporate Social Investment Strategy

Client: Multinational corporation

Duration: 2018-2018

Region: Sub-Saharan Africa

Country: Sao Tome and Principe

Solutions: Sustainable Business

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) worked with an international oil and gas company to collaboratively scope and design a major social investment program for Sao Tome and Principe, focused on promoting youth entrepreneurship and innovation. The work began with design workshops with the client followed by stakeholder consultation in the field. SBG led several trips over four months to meet with dozens of stakeholders in government, universities, nongovernmental organizations, financial sector, and more. The team designed a program to promote entrepreneurship and sustainable jobs for young people in Sao Tome and Principe across three key sectors: agriculture, fisheries, and tourism.



United Kingdom—Corporate Social Investment Strategy

DAI’s Sustainable Business Group (SBG) was engaged by a leading U.K.-based retailer of premium foods to be an advisor to its Corporate Social Responsibility team and produce a refreshed strategy and impact measurement framework for its shared value social investment initiative for the company’s fresh produce sourcing in emerging markets.

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