Role of government
Hiring Bias event and report release announcement: ‘Do Larger Employers Treat Racial Minorities More Fairly?’.
On September 20, 2016, US President Barack Obama will host a Leaders’ Summit on Refugees at the United Nations.
Business takes a leadership role in the newly formed Migration Council of Australia. The organisation seeks to build a bridge between those with an economic interest in a big Australia, and those with a social interest in a fair Australia.
As Europe’s refugee crisis continues to evolve, offers of assistance have been complemented by a broad-based response from the business community, writes migration expert Khalid Koser. This mobilization highlights not only the role that the private sector can play in managing migration, but also the importance of extending this engagement beyond the response to the immediate crisis.
One of the most effective things the World Bank ever did to help people break out of poverty is to help them migrate, temporarily, to pick fruit overseas.
Cross-border activities increase “brain circulation.” For countries like Canada that see poor performance on innovation, and particularly on commercialization, transnational entrepreneurs present a unique opportunity.
Can a government work like and with the private start-up sector to jump-start immigrant entrepreneurship, attract the “best and brightest” international entrepreneurs …
Natural entrepreneurs can be found in informal and marginalized communities. Recognizing and working with them, instead of penalizing them for entrepreneurial activities can revitalize a community.
Competitions or awards spark new ideas, encourage innovation and reach new audiences within the sector.
Access to capital is a common challenge faced by immigrant entrepreneurs. Micro loan models are popping up as a solution.
How do cities re-charge their economic engines and stay competitive in a globalized economy? Embracing immigrant entrepreneurs and immigrant-owned small businesses leads to better outcomes not only for newcomers, but for cities themselves.