What We Do
We leverage our world-class expertise in strategy, communications and social media to cultivate collaboration across business, government and civil society – unleashing new potential for innovation and impact.
We are the creative energy behind a suite of innovative networks that enable companies to combine business success with greater impact in the developing world.
Business Fights Poverty
Business Fights Poverty is the world’s largest network of professionals harnessing business for social impact.
We connect our members with their peers and to the latest, mission-critical, how-to knowledge.
Business Action For Africa
Business Action for Africa was created as a network of businesses and development partners working together for Africa’s future.
From January 2015, Business Action for Africa was integrated into Business Fights Poverty (www.businessfightspoverty.org). The programme activities of Business Action for Africa continue within the combined organisation.
Inclusive Business Partnerships
We supported Anglo American with the communication and launch of their Socio-Economic Assessment Toolbox (SEAT), which helps them engage with stakeholders and deliver widespread benefits.
Co-Founder and Director, Platforms
Zahid has close to 20 years’ experience in business and international development, and leads our work on developing platforms that bring together the worlds of business and international development. He is the Director of Business Fights Poverty and Business Action for Africa.
Zahid advises clients on how to leverage platforms and partnerships to scale inclusive business. Clients have included SABMiller, DFID, the World Bank, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and Business Call to Action.
Previously, Zahid worked at DFID, HM Treasury and PricewaterhouseCoopers Management Consulting.
Zahid has an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge.
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