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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Rising to the Challenge: Addressing Loss and Damage in the Era of Climate Change

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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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30 Years of Impact!

In 2022 we celebrate our 30th anniversary. Take a look at the milestones and highlights of the past three decades.

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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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Accelerating Growth in Africa: Top African Venture Capital Fund Managers Unite in Oxford.

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Celebrating 30 Years of Global Impact: The ASI Journey

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UK-Brazil Energy Programme (BEP) ends its activities in a ceremony at the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME)

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Adam Smith International Appoints Jalpa Patel as New CEO


Rising to the Challenge: Addressing Loss and Damage in the Era of Climate Change


Empowering Women and Embedding Greater Gender Equality in Somalia’s Public Institutions – The PREMIS Women in Government Programme 


“The Special Sauce? Ideas, Intellect and Impact.” — An interview with our longest serving employee


Annual Impact Report 2022


Strengthening Small Scale Agricultural Technology Innovation Ecosystems for Cascaded-Commercialization in Nigeria


Review of Pakistan’s climate finance landscape


Review of GESI Mainstreaming tactics in the British Embassy Kathmandu Programme Portfolio


E-commerce & Trade Support for Women Entrepreneurs in Nepal

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