Think. Deliver. Transform.

We are Adam Smith International, a global advisory company that works locally to transform lives by making economies stronger, societies more stable, and governments more effective.

We work on behalf of governments, foundations and companies that share our ambition to take on the big challenges facing the world.

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The future of sustainable economic development

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Prosperity through partnerships

We believe we can achieve more in partnership with others than if we act alone.

We partner with local governments, businesses and civil society organisations to create and deliver custom-made solutions, even in some of the most complex, challenging and fragile environments in the world.

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10 of the best

We are proud of our projects around the world, but 10 projects across a range of regions and requiring different kinds of expertise, give a flavour for our work. All 10 drew acclaim from our clients or industry experts.

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Structured for impact

As an employee-owned company that works in countries at all stages of development, we have a triple bottom line of financial, social and environmental accountability. ASI has undergone rigorous independent verification to become a B Corp – certifying that it demonstrates a balance of profit and purpose by meeting the highest standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and legal accountability.

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By sharing our knowledge and experience, we can improve learning across the sectors we work in, and we can make an even greater difference to people’s lives.

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ASI recently participated in #BInspiredLondon

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Adam Smith International becomes a certified B Corp

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Institutionalising Transparency in the Extractives Sector in PNG

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ASI Wins Award for ‘Free Syrian Police’ Project


The future of sustainable economic development


The west’s focus should shift to boosting civil society in Syria


There is no time left: moving from dialogue to action against climate change in Bangladesh


Lessons from Syria


Reforming Tuvalu’s legal tax system


Advising on pension reform in Swaziland


Building the capacity of emerging governance structures in Syria


Improving Australian Aid in Laos

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