Carlos Slim Discusses Philanthropies’, Businesses’ Roles In Ending Poverty In Devex Interview
Devex: Carlos Slim on how to scale what works in development
“…When asked what more billionaires can be doing to advance global development, [Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim Helú] emphasized that the broader business community has a role to play. ‘Big business, medium business, and small businesses are very important because that is where jobs are really created,’ he said. ‘And where poverty is really combated.’ … In his interview with Devex, Slim emphasized the importance of going beyond giving and engaging in problem solving…” (Cheney, 11/16).