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Commitments for the future we want

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Global Hand has helped the United Nations launch a new service, helping companies to make commitments to action in support of its goals and issues.

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Is your business disaster proof?

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When disasters strike, 25% of businesses never re-open. And 80% of those that do not recover within one month are likely to go out of business. 75% of companies without business continuity plans fail within three years of a disaster. It is a sobering picture for any CEO or corporate board.

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Global Hand Principles

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Global Hand is in the process of developing a set of principles and values to ensure that aid given is good aid.

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A Sounder Sleep for Children in Eastern Europe: a match through Global Hand

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After the fall of Romania's communist government, the world’s press got its first look at the horrendous conditions that Romanian orphans had been living in. Lack of basic care and attention left many of the children despondent, uncommunicative and emotionally crippled.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Overview and Case Studies

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an integral part of business especially for larger corporations. Their programs address issues of poverty, unfair labour practices and the environment alongside government programs and civil society activities. This article will showcase some...

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Purple Cake Day - Kids helping kids

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Purple Cake Day® is a celebration of children. It is a day of fun, education and action. Purple Cake Day encourages our children to think about their role in the global community, to become aware of children with less educational opportunity and to take action.

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What is Global Hand?

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Meet David, one of Global Hand's partners, who shares about the horrific experiences that led to his starting an NGO in northern Uganda. Discover how your company can get involved by giving time, funding, skills or resources to Global Hand partners like David, improving the lives of thousands...

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Jubilee and Olympic mosquito nets to save lives in Africa

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Thousands of mosquito nets emblazoned with the Union Jack left over from last year’s Diamond Jubilee and Olympic celebrations will now be helping to save lives in Africa after they were donated through a humanitarian match-making website.

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Tangerine Dreams: Boom and Bust in Northern Thailand

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This is a documentary about the tangerine cash crop industry in Northern Thailand and how it has shaped the environment and communities.

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The big idea: Creating Shared Value

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How to reinvent capitalism - and unleash a wave of innovation and growth.