Development Blog

This week’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the world's top scientific body focusing on the issue of climate change, can be summed up in two words: bad news. Read more...
A rescue during flooding in Indonesia in January 2013. © CARE / Paul Dixon A rescue during flooding in Indonesia in January 2013. © CARE / Paul Dixon
Increasingly seen as integral to sustainable development, the private sector is carving out a more prominent role for itself in a post-2015 MDG agenda. The premise for this is that, by leveraging big businesses and the markets within which they… Read more...
Small businesses in Bangkok, Thailand. © CARE / Tim Bishop Small businesses in Bangkok, Thailand. © CARE / Tim Bishop
As world leaders gathered yesterday in New York for the high-powered UN General Assembly, the governments of Canada, Croatia, Denmark, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Senegal, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, the United States and over 100 other… Read more...
Angelia Jolie and William Hague visit a CARE project in DRC working with survivors of sexual violence. Picture Crown Copyright/MOD/LA(Photo) Iggy Roberts Angelia Jolie and William Hague visit a CARE project in DRC working with survivors of sexual violence. Picture Crown Copyright/MOD/LA(Photo) Iggy Roberts
Perhaps, you're hoping to break into the development sector, or you are looking for a career change from the private sector? Maybe you want to build your CV while completing your post graduate studies or want to learn more about… Read more...
A village savings and loans group in Uganda collecting their weekly savings A village savings and loans group in Uganda collecting their weekly savings © Jon Spaull / Banking on Change
CARE International has written about the business case for empowering women producers before, but the financial justification for inclusive business goes much further than that. This week, CARE International published A Different Cup of Tea: The Business Case for Empowering… Read more...
A tea picker in Sri Lanka A tea picker in Sri Lanka © Lucas Veuve / CARE
The UK government has just published its ‘Action Plan on Business and Human Rights’.  This is the keenly awaited guidance for UK business on how they should respond to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. However, this… Read more...
Slums and highrise office buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh © CARE / Dan White 2006 Slums and highrise office buildings in Dhaka, Bangladesh © CARE / Dan White 2006