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Under the spotlight: Building a better understanding of global business-NGO partnerships

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Focussing specifically on partnerships between business and NGOs, this paper aims to play its part in: * Revealing partnership potential; * Addressing the challenges that working outside one’s comfort zone invariably brings; and * Pushing forward the partnering agenda so that it starts to have...

Mercy Ships UK Ltd Verified non-profit organisation

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Mercy Ships UK Ltd is a global charity operating a fleet of hospital ships in developing countries around the world. Established in 1978, the organisation provides free surgery and medical care, and partners with local communities to improve health care, offering training and advice, materials and...

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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.

Namugongo Youth and Women Development Association (YWDAN)

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The Namungongo Youth and Women Development Association (YWDAN) is a community-based NGO registered with the Wakiso District Authority, Uganda. They have four basic areas of operation 1. basic education 2. primary health 3. economic empowerment 4. environmental protection campaigns The...

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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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The "Cocoa Plan" between Nestlé and cocoa farmers

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Nestlé is guided by the principle of creating shared value for shareholders and society in a manner that is integrally linked to its core business strategies and operations. It is called "Creating Shared Value (CSV)"; value created for shareholders, employees, farmers, consumers and the communities...

The China-U.S. Center for Sustainable Development

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The China-U.S. Center for Sustainable Development is an international public-private partnership focused on achieving results to accelerate sustainable development in China, the United States and throughout the world. The organisation aims to create sustainable enterprises – inspired by cradle to...

Arche noVa - Initative for people in need

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arche noVa - initiative for people in need is a non-profit NGO working primarily in the fields of humanitarian aid, development cooperation and education. Regardless of the victims' ethnicity and ideology Arche noVa supports all those who suffer as a result of war, suppression and natural...

Mercy Ships Switzerland

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Mercy Ships operates a fleet of ships crewed by doctors, teachers, water engineers and agriculturalists providing free services to people in some of the world’s poorest cities. The program includes three hospital ships, three land-based projects, and support offices around the world. The...

Athena Naturals

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Athena Naturals is a female-owned American company that manufactures handmade soap and sells fair trade items produced by women cooperatives from around the world. The company's social mission is to educate consumers locally about fair trade and eco-friendly shopping products. Students associated...