USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah Travels to New York City to Address the Business For Social Responsibility Conference


For Immediate Release

Thursday, October 25, 2012
USAID Press Office

Washington, D.C. - Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will deliver a plenary address at the Business for Social Responsibility’s (BSR) Conference 2012 on Friday, October 26, at 8:30 am EST. A leader in working with businesses and the private sector to address sustainable economic development in emerging markets, USAID leverages real public-private partnerships to tackle global challenges.

In his address to an audience of nearly 1,000 leaders from business, civil society and the public sector, Administrator Shah will highlight examples of Global Development Alliances (GDA) and how USAID is working with private sector organizations to accelerate human and economic development globally. He will also talk about a number of new initiatives which seek to expand public-private partnerships for development and spur greater collaboration between the business and development communities.

WHAT: USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah’s plenary speech at the BSR Conference 2012

WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:30-9:00 am EST

WHERE:Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street at Grand Central Terminal
New York, New York 10017 USA

For more information about USAID’s participation please contact Annette Aulton at or 202-712-1829.

Press passes for journalists with verified credentials should be requested directly through BSR. To request a press pass, send your credentials and sample articles to Eva Dienel at For more information about the BSR Conference 2012, please visit or contact


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