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New version of Global Hand - January, 2010

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Following the launch of the new United Nations site (business.un.org), built by Global Hand, we have re-launched our own website at the end of January, 2010. This happens to fall in the immediate wake of the tragedy in Haiti which is necessitating rapid global response, given the breadth of...

New Partnership with the United Nations - January, 2010

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(14 January 2010) Today sees the launch of a new website which Global Hand has built for the United Nations: business.un.org

Partnering in today’s world: a new website for Global Hand

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The world is not as it was when Global Hand began. Times have changed and we are changing with them. Global Hand came into being as a ‘matching’ website: connecting for-profits and non-profits to respond to world need.

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An ounce of prevention: The case for Disaster Risk Management - Oct 2008

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One dollar spent in disaster prevention, the experts tell us, is worth four dollars spent in disaster response. Business companies have to find the math compelling...

Update from Sichuan, China - July, 2008

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More than a month after the quake that struck Sichuan province, there is much that Global Hand members can do to help. Currently, there are a reported five million homeless, almost 70,000 dead, and thousands more missing.

Global Hand at DIHAD, Dubai - April, 2008

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“Collaboration is not an option, it is a necessity. Only by working together can we further our ability to alleviate suffering, and help to restore a measure of hope and humanity to a world sorely in need of both.” – Sir John Holmes, Under-Secretary General for UNOCHA at the 2008 DIHAD: Dubai...

Trade, Aid or Traid? Getting it right with the private sector - May, 2008

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We are regularly being asked to broaden Global Hand's services. While retaining our traditional 'matching' activity, many have enquired if Global Hand can support the wider engagement between for-profit and non-profit entities in today's landscape of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and...

Brothers' Keepers? Media and Forgotten Disasters - February, 2008

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Global Hand began this year by attending the International Aid and Trade event in Geneva. Sally Begbie spoke at the meeting on Media and Forgotten Disasters.

Global Hand Website in Russian - January, 2007

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We are delighted that 2007 finds us launching a Russian version of Global Hand.