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Why Global Hand?

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Global Hand is a matching service: a non-profit brokerage facilitating public/ private partnership. Although today’s world sees many parties wishing to respond to global issues, the problem they often face is connectivity. Who should they partner with and how? Global Hand is designed to bring...

What is Global Hand?

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Global Hand is an online matching service: a non-profit brokerage facilitating public/private partnership. It brings together people who want to address global issues: for-profit organisations, non-profit organisations, foundations, trusts, governments, diplomats and more. You are welcome to use it...

Which organisations refer corporate provision to Global Hand?

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One way Global Hand serves is by acting as a referral point. NGOs and UN agencies who normally prefer financial donations therefore refer other contributors directly to Global Hand. Some of the organisations referring to Global Hand include: * BITC (Business in the Community, UK) * British Red...

What is Global Hand's budget/business model?

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Global Hand not only facilitates public/private partnership for others, but embraces this model itself. Although our annual budget is presently placed at US$1.45 million, much of the cash required for this is obviated by our own corporate partnerships. They provide, for example, legal and audit,...

Is Global Hand disaster or development specific?

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Global Hand targets both. That strategy of targeting both is deliberate because, often, offers unsuitable for one audience can be better suited to the other. In post disaster scenarios, for example, suggested responses from corporations or community groups may be better suited if directed to...

Where is Global Hand located?

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Our offices are in * Hong Kong, headquarters * England for UK & Europe Global Hand can be used anywhere in the world since, being Internet based, location is not really relevant to its operations. Its headquarters, however, are in Hong Kong and it has support offices for the UK and Europe...

How does Global Hand support Corporate Social Responsibility?

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Global Hand salutes the ongoing imperatives within the corporate community: CSR, Sustainable Development, Corporate Citizenship and the various other terms by which they are known. These are birthing many kinds of corporate engagement with global issues. * Built in: Responsible business....

If I respond to an offer, or have responses to my offer, am I obligated to proceed?

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No. Responding to an offer does not obligate either side to proceed. It simply facilitates initial dialogue. Further questions can be asked and the parties can then determine whether they have found a “match” or not. A "partnership guide":/en/documents/6559, helping parties navigate potential...

Do offers made on the site go live immediately?

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Almost. Whenever a new offer appears, our team of specialists is alerted. They undertake due diligence by checking it before they release it for public view. Should there be any problem, they make contact with the person who placed the offer and discuss options. What might make an offer...

Does Global Hand undertake checks on corporations making offers?

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To provide a real time, international brokerage service, facilitating immediate interaction, it is impossible to vet every company making an offer, as soon as it comes on site, wherever it happens to be. Our recommendation, however, is that NGOs ask the hard questions as they engage in dialogue...