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Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program


Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program, which will pay poor tropical countries to protect their forest as a way of reducing carbon emissions and curbing climate change.

Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU) encourages communities to talk about disaster reduction


The "Our Community Disaster Reduction: Map Simulation" activity conducted by the Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU) in 2007 is a workshop-style program to promote disaster reduction.

Accor and Plan International work together to change the lives of many children around the world


Accor, hotel and services group, and Plan, have worked together in 16 countries. The aim of the partnership is to promote child sponsorship and project funding to Accor staff, partners and guests. Highlight of achievements to date: * more than 1,100 children are now sponsored throughout the...

Credit With Education: A Program by Freedom From Hunger


Freedom from Hunger created a curriculum for Credit with Education that directly addresses women’s most pressing needs. Credit with Education is an effective, practical and financially self-sustaining way for financial service organizations to provide value-added microfinance that supports the...

Indian NGO fights corruption with Zero rupee note


5th Pillar, an Indian NGO, came up with the idea of printing a zero rupee currency note as a tool to help Indians achieve the goal of zero corruption. The note is a way for people to say NO to corruption without the fear of facing an encounter with persons in authority.

TNT works with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to fight world hunger


TNT’s groundbreaking partnership with the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) began in 2002 and adopted the title of ‘Moving the World’ – a very apt description given that TNT committed knowledge, skills and resources to helping finance the work of the WFP and also to the physical delivery...

Čistoća: the First System of Selective Waste Disposal in Montenegro


In order to maintain their town’s popularity as a tourist destination, the municipal officials of Herceg Novi realized that they needed to preserve natural resources by reducing waste and promoting recycling. As a result, the municipality decided to re-organize Čistoća, the public waste management...

Ticket CESU helps integrate disabled people in the work place


Since 1992, Ticket CESU, a range of services for employees developed and provided by the Edenred Group, paid for in full or in part by participating employers, has offered a specific programme for people with disabilities. The programme helps to integrate people with disabilities into the companies...

IBLF launches anti-corruption programme in India


With a two-decade track record of running pioneering anti-corruption programmes for companies in Russia, UK, China and Vietnam, IBLF has launched a programme in India - "Business Standards for Smart Growth" - to help companies curb corruption. The programme has a steering group of senior executives...

Eastman Kodak and The Nature Conservancy partner on an innovative program to learn about local needs in China


Since 2001, Eastman Kodak has partnered with The Nature Conservancy on an innovative program that provides cameras and film to remote villagers in order to learn about local needs in southwestern China. Called Photovoice, the project is an integral part of The Nature Conservancy's effort with local...