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The International Federation of Red Cross and RödaKorset (Red Crescent) Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organisation, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. The Federation's mission is to improve the lives...
The World Bank Group's mission is to fight poverty and improve the living standards of people in the developing world. It is a development Bank which provides loans, policy advice, technical assistance and knowledge sharing services to low and middle income countries to reduce poverty. The Bank...
Most people interested in inclusive business have heard the success stories: Coca-Cola has generated $550 million in additional revenues by integrating local entrepreneurs into their beverage distribution chain in markets across Africa. Vodafone – one of the world’s largest telecommunications firm...
The term 'inclusive business' refers to profitable core business activity that also tangibly expands opportunities for the poor and disadvantaged in developing countries.
Launch of the Regional GIM Report, Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia
The Regional GIM Report, Business Solutions to Poverty – How inclusive business models create opportunities for all in Emerging Europe and Central Asia, has been officially launched on 11 March 2011 by Helen Clark, the UNDP Administrator, and Kori Udovicki, Regional Director for UNDP Regional...
Inclusive Business in Latin America - Inclusive Business offers a 21st Century solution to the intractable problem of poverty in Latin America
Neil Ghosh, head of the Washington office for SNV, the Netherlands Development Organization, focuses on inclusive business models in Latin America in this article. It was published by the Latin Business Chronicle.
IFC’s new report, Inclusive Business Solutions: "Expanding Opportunity and Access at the Base of the Pyramid" outlines IFC's business solutions that are designed to facilitate new opportunities for innovation, growth and competitiveness at the base of the pyramid (BoP).
The MDGs: Everyone’s Business is a new report from UNDP’s Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) Initiative covering 40 case studies and over 140 supporting institutions referenced by specific MDGs, released on 21 September 2010 in the framework of the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development...
Imres b.v. specialises in the wholesale distribution of medical relief, particularly for disaster relief. Imres has extensive knowledge of emergency relief services in pharmaceuticals and medical supplies with long term commitment in relationships with clients and suppliers.
The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. The World Bank is comprised of five insitutions: - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) - International Development Association (IDA) - International Finance Corporation (IFC) -...