“The question is not whether the private sector is relevant to development, but how better to harness the dynamism of companies and the market. At present, the private sector has significant developmental impacts but these are poorly understood and largely ignored by the donor community. (…) The donor community needs to understand how best to leverage what the corporate sector will do as a natural part of its business, and focus its attention on fixing those things that the market cannot or will not reach. Companies need support in understanding the implications of development issues for their profitability and shareholder value, and in managing those issues as part of their business practice.” Peter Davis, Overseas Development InstituteRead more.