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7 ways that businesses can support refugees 

I recently had the honor of co-hosting the first-ever TEDx event held at a refugee camp — it took place at Kenya’s Kakuma Camp, home to more than 186,000 people from 19 different countries. The 15 speakers and artists were a mix of current and former refugees as well as experts who study how the public and economies respond to them, and you’ll be able to watch their talks and performances online in the weeks to come.While TEDxKakumaCamp took many months of planning to pull off, not every effort to help refugees is so time-consuming. In the past, I’ve written about different ways in which many of us individuals can support displaced people, and now I’d like to point out how businesses can do their part. In the past decade, many businesses have increased their financial donations to organizations that support refugees, which has been great. But I believe the private sector has an important role to play besides philanthropy.Companies that already embrace this role tend to view it as a social good and also as simply good business. That bodes well for the approach that’s been laid out by the Global Compact on Refugees (due to be adopted by United Nations member states later this year). But with the number of refugees exceeding 25 million worldwide, more companies simply must get involved. Here are seven ways:

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