Selected Business Resources

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries


Hosted online by Uniworld, Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries has information on more than 200,000 industries in 200 countries. Individuals are able to purchase a customized subscription that can include unlimited access to a certain country or company or the entire database. Nonsubscription options, including downloading and printing lists, are also available. Web.

Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States

Hosted online by Uniworld, the Directory of Foreign Firms Operating in the United States offers the same subscription options as the preceding entry. Web.

Principal International Businesses: The World Marketing Directory

Dun & Bradstreet, 3,355 pages, 2012 (

The 2012-2013 edition of Principal International Businesses provides information on approximately 55,000 companies in 143 countries worldwide. Updated annually, the guide is organized alphabetically, geographically by country, and by type of business. Print.

The Riley Guide


The Riley Guide is a free employment and job resources website. The website focuses on International Business Resources and Business and Employer Research, containing links to business directories, industry profiles, and other resources you will find useful when examining the field of international business. Web.

Sample Consulting Organizations

Abt Associates, Inc.

See chapter 9 in this volume.


New York City office 1345 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10105 Telephone: 877-889-9009 Website: Twitter: @Accenture

Accenture is an international management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing company working in many industries. The firm has more than 259,000 employees in approximately 120 countries.

See the profile of Karl Dedolph for more information. Karl is a senior manager at Accenture.

Booz Allen Hamilton

Worldwide Headquarters 8283 Greensboro Drive McLean, VA 22102

Telephone: 703-902-5000

Website: Twitter: @BoozAllen

Booz Allen Hamilton is an international strategy and technology consulting firm working with corporations, governments, and other public agencies. The firm employs more than 25,000 people on six continents.

CARANA Corporation

4350 North Fairfax Drive, Suite 900

Arlington, VA 22203 Telephone: 703-243-1700

Website: Twitter: @CARANAcorp

Founded in 1984, CARANA Corporation is an economic development and privatization consulting firm based in Arlington, Virginia. CARANA has worked in one hundred developing countries on more than 250 projects in the fields of agribusiness, social reform, and private and public enterprise.

Chemonics International

1717 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 Telephone: 202-955-3300 Website: Twitter: @Chemonics

Chemonics International, founded in 1975, is an employee-owned international consulting firm that promotes economic growth and higher living standards in developing countries. Chemonics has more than 2,000 employees working on development projects in more than 150 countries.

Creative Associates International

5301 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20015 Telephone: 202-966-5804

Website: Twitter: @1977Creative

Founded in 1977 by four women of diverse educational backgrounds and a commitment to educational excellence, Creative Associates International is a minority company and the second-largest women-owned company that works with the US government. Its mission is to support people around the world to realize the positive change they seek. Creative Associates works to help people in nearly forty countries pursue social, educational, and political development.


7600 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814

Telephone: 301-771-7600

Website: Twitter: @DAIGlobal

DAI was founded in 1970 as a consulting firm with a focus on social and economic development. Since its founding, DAI has worked in more than 160 countries to create more prosperous, fairer and more just, cleaner, safer, healthier, more stable, more efficient nations around the world.

Deloitte and Touche

New York City office (one of three) Two World Financial Center 225 Liberty Street New York, NY 10281 Telephone: 212-436-2000

Website: Twitter: @DeloitteUS

Deloitte and Touche, as a part of the Swiss firm Deloitte Touche Toh-matsu, is a worldwide organization of member companies providing audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte has more than 170,000 employees in nearly 150 countries.


1700 North Moore Street, Suite 1720 Arlington, VA 22209 Telephone: 703-312-6038


Since 1984, DevTech Systems, Inc., has been consulting with nations to improve democracy, economic development, women's rights, and education. DevTech has worked on more than 170 projects on the national, regional, and global levels.

John Snow International (JSI)

44 Farnsworth Street Boston, MA 02210 Telephone: 617-482-0485 Website: Twitter: @JSIhealth

JSI has been working for more than thirty years to improve the health of individuals and communities around the world. With a staff of 500 US-based professionals and 1,600 abroad, JSI has implemented projects in more than 106 countries.

Management Systems International (MSI)

600 Water Street, SW

Washington, DC 20024

Telephone: 202-484-7170

Website: Twitter: @MSIWorldwide

Since 1981, MSI has worked to increase democracy and economic development through evaluation consulting. It has worked on more than seventy projects, both long- and short-term, in conflict-prone and fragile states. In 2008, MSI became a subsidiary of Coffey International Development.

Tetra Tech, Inc.

3475 East Foothill Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91107

Telephone: 626-351-4664

Website: Twitter: @TetraTech

Founded in 1966, Tetra Tech has become a leading provider for engineering, program management, and construction management consulting. Today, Tetra Tech has more than 14,000 employees in more than 350 global offices.

Tetra Tech DPK

605 Market Street, Suite 800 San Francisco, CA 94105

Telephone: 415-495-7772


As of October 2008, DPK Consulting became an operating division of Tetra Tech ARD—a wholly owned subsidiary of Tetra Tech, Inc. Tetra Tech DPK works to foster economic development and democratic institutions in nearly fifty countries.

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