Sustainable Business

Helping companies put sustainability at the core of their operations and become leaders in responsible business.


Sustainable Business Training

Building off 50 years of international development experience, DAI offers a comprehensive catalogue of training. Our training sessions are distinguished by the quality of the content that is steeped in practical applications of development practices and topics. We draw on more than 2,000 long-term projects and development assignments completed across 150 countries to advance trainees’ understanding. Our expert trainers are development practitioners themselves and rely on data and analytics to craft the course material using real case studies to apply theory to practice. Our courses can be customized to specific languages, countries (specific geographies within a country), and development context to maximize the application of the material to current challenges.

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DAI upholds strict standards of excellence in our training as a British Accreditation Council-certified short-course provider

Local Content Masterclass

DAI’s industry-leading Local Content Masterclass enables regulators, companies, and contractors to effectively design and manage local content to maximize benefits and minimize risk. The three course covers the full landscape of local content and comprises lectures, hands-on group exercises, computer modeling, and video case studies.* The class examines strategic alignment of regulations, industrial policy, and commercial interests; smart procurement to manage local content; and the mechanics of local content.

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Social Performance Fundamentals

A one-day course designed for corporate and philanthropic leaders responsible for social performance programming.

Leveraging design thinking principles, we provide an immersive experience for company teams, their suppliers, and partners to build capability and confidence in navigating the spectrum of activities required to develop world-class impactful social investment portfolios.

Course modules

  • Social Investment Design Fundamentals and Framework

  • Multistakeholder Engagement & Management Approaches

  • Portfolio Management and Legacy Building

  • Impact Management, Measurement and Reporting

  • Action Planning

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Customized Courses

DAI leads customized courses upon request for private sector or government clients. Previous customized course locations include Canada, Ghana, Guyana, Oman, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania.

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To find out more or apply for an upcoming Masterclass or training, please email [email protected].


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