Global Action Summit aims to fight hunger, disease

NASHVILLE — Ask Scott Massey what he is working on these days and he will share a tall agenda: creating abundant food, health and economic prosperity for everyone in the world.

Fortunately, he is not tackling these lofty goals alone. Massey leads a business and university alliance called the Cumberland Center, focused on developing meaningful solutions to large-scale problems related to these areas through its Global Action Platform. Instead of looking to the world of non-profits and governments, the Cumberland Center is turning to the source of the most capital — the private sector.

“To achieve sustainable, scalable solutions, it’s really going to require business models,” Massey said. “We are going to find ways to engage the business sector in sustainable business practices that are profitable to them but that help us address issues.”

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