As the largest wave of human displacement since World War II continues to unfold, World Refugee Day last week served as a grim milestone and stark reminder of the inadequacy of the international community’s response to date. An all hands on deck response is required and must be scaled up. That means further action not just by governments and humanitarian agencies but also by the private sector. Companies around the world are starting to respond. Yet they must augment their efforts by establishing a Global Business Council for Refugees to better coordinate their initiatives, mobilize their peers to act, and amplify their advocacy on behalf of refugees.
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