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Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Opportunities and Challenges for the International Development Community and Big Business
Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Opportunities and Challenges for the International Development Community and Big Business, a report written by the Shell Foundation, argues that enterprise and business thinking must be placed at the heart of efforts to address poverty. The report concludes by...
Africa Aid is committed to engaging nonprofit organisations, corporations and policy makers across the globe in putting an end to extreme poverty in Africa. The Africa Aid model involves the integration of foreign aid projects into American university curriculum, allowing university students and...
GroFin is a multi-national financier and advisor to small and medium enterprises in emerging markets. The company offers business finance solutions tailored to suit individual clients and aims to increase the success rate of SMEs by providing them with additional services from an inhouse local...
Published in 2011, this book collects together some of the newest thinking from top academics on doing business in emerging markets.
This documents presents a framework for doing business in low-income environments, utilising the power of marketing, and grounded in a number of actual case studies.
The Palestine Fair Trade Association Guidelines include: 1) Guidelines for Farmers and/or Producers 2) Guidelines for Labor and Employment 3) Environmental Guidelines 4) Trader and Distributor Guidelines
From Awareness to Action is the catalogue of publications by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Heifer's Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development reflect the sustainable development principles utilised by Heifer International. Heifer is a development agency that aims to alleviate poverty by providing appropriate livestock and training to small-scale farmers worldwide.
Aid has its role in a needy world, but business, if undertaken responsibly, can be instrumental in providing long term, sustainable answers to poverty. _This thinking sees people in developing countries more as partners and clients, and less as recipients or aid beneficiaries._
This report provides a framework for action on how companies and business coalitions can work with the UN system, governments, and civil society organisations to help achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), aimed at making globalisation a more positive force for more of the world's people.