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Sustainable Development with Accountability

By Dr. Keith Kozloff, Director, OPIC Office of Accountability One of the many ways the world has evolved since the first Rio Earth Summit 20 years ago is that local communities now have a stronger voice in the development being considered and... Read more...

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Looking to Rio: Connecting the dots between environment and development

OPIC's Vice President for Investment Policy John Morton at the Frontiers for Development Conference Later this week, as thousands of world leaders gather with the global development and business communities at the Rio+20 ... Read more...

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Project profile: Brazilian plant supports growth of U.S. juice maker

Sambazon Inc. of San Clemente, Calif. was formed in 2000 when a couple of friends traveling in Brazil noticed the local popularity of the antioxidant-rich açai berry and saw an opportunity to introduce it into the U.S. They started by purchasing a... Read more...

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Small firms also have a role in the global economy

OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield recently published a piece in the Miami Herald about the economic benefits of small businesses expanding into developing markets overseas. Attached is the full text of the piece, which can also be... Read more...

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