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Investing in young children makes good business sense

Published August 1, 2014 – by Michael Feigelson

In 2007, The Lancet medical journal published an article stating that more than 200 million children under five fail to reach their potential in cognitive development because of poverty, poor health and nutrition, and lack of responsive caregiving. This statistic made the rounds in the worlds of public health, education and other segments of society generally focused on the welfare of our youngest citizens. Unfortunately, it did not achieve the same degree of penetration among one of the most powerful global communities — business leaders. Why?

Read Michael Feigelson’s blog for The Guardian.