About CORE International
Founded in 1984, CORE International, Inc. (CORE) has more than 20 years of experience providing the highest quality professional strategic planning and management consulting services to over 100 clients worldwide. With our corporate headquarters in Washington, DC. CORE works closely with donor agencies and world development banks to assist countries lacking the internal resources to develop their countries' infrastructures. As a premier management consulting firm, CORE provides technical, financial and management consulting services, training and capacity building to a wide variety of public sector and private entities in 105 countries to date in Africa, Asia, Central Europe, Latin America, the former Soviet Countries, the Near East, and the Middle East.
CORE is recognized worldwide as a preeminent firm effective in assisting developing country governments, regulators, and utilities in governance reform, sector restructuring, private participation, institutional development, and structural reform aimed at improving services and increasing technical and commercial efficiency of enterprises. Other functional areas of CORE's services include strategic planning, economic and financial management, privatization, trade and export strategy development, infrastructure project development, public-private partnerships, and capacity building and training.
CORE works in various industries, with a focus on the energy sector. We recognize that energy is the driver for reform and economic and social development, and that the availability of clean and affordable energy is essential for sustainable development. As both a technical consulting firm and a training and capacity building company, CORE combines the best practices in technical, institutional, and business management in order to provide custom-made practical solutions to improve power sector efficiency and consumer confidence.
CORE's clients include all major multilateral organizations, such as The World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Inter-American Development Bank; a large number of bilateral organizations, such as the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. State Department, U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Trade and Development Agency, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA), and others.
At the present time, CORE is implementing two large five year contracts with USAID: People, Energy and Development Indefinite Quantity Contract (PED IQC) for $150 million, and, the Energy Technical Assistance Indefinite Quantity Contract (Energy II IQC) for $500 million.
As CORE enters the third decade of operation, we will continue to work under the banner of "Development through International Partnerships" , a strategy that we have put into practice in every region around the world.