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Maída Hernández Lara in a Workshop

Who we are

We – the team behind – work for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). is a free online platform that facilitates collaboration between the private sector and development cooperation.

Cora Bay in a Workshop

What drives us

We believe that companies can do business and at the same time support sustainable development in developing countries and emerging economies. As a source of innovative ideas, businesses are instrumental in addressing global challenges. We can achieve the goals of the 2030 Agenda together.

Saptarshi Bakshi in a Workshop

What we do

On, we pinpoint opportunities to engage in sustainable business activities in developing countries and emerging economies. With, we are creating a digital network that connects a company’s innovative capacity with the longstanding experience of development cooperation on the ground. Our goal is to give businesses direct and transparent access to development cooperation, so that both sides benefit.

Andrea Donath in a Workshop Planning the future in a workshop After a successful workshop. has launched a special call supporting companies in Ukraine and Moldova, as well as civil society organisations in Germany. Find out more on the special pages.