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Micro Enterprise success in Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh Krishi Bank was established in 1973 with the objective of strengthening the rural economy by extending credit support to the agricultural and agro-based sectors. In consideration of the importance of Micro-Credit and with the objective of generating employment as well as encouraging...

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Conference on global poverty: business solutions and approaches

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Business Solutions and Approaches, a Harvard Business School conference on global poverty, explored ways in which serving the poor can be both a profitable business proposition and help improve the lives of the world's impoverished men and women. The conference focused on successful business...

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Business and Poverty:Bridging the gap

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Business and Poverty: Bridging the gap, a report produced for the Resource Centre,an initiative of a number of UK business partners, addresses the issues involved in a comprehensive approach to poverty elimination in which the public, private and voluntary sectors work together to attack the...

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Business UNusual

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Business UNusual, a collaborative publication of the United Nations Global Compact Office and the Global Public Policy Institute, provides an overview of recent partnership activities in the United Nations, as well as the challenges the UN faces in its efforts to engage the private sector and...

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Doing Business with the World: The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

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Doing Business with the World, a publication of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), describes how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development.

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Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor

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Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor, a report to the UN Secretary-General, addresses how the potential of the private sector and entrepreneurship can be unleashed in developing countries, and how the existing private sector can be engaged in meeting this challenge. The...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business

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Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business aims to provide practical guidance on CSR to companies operating in the international context. It contains information on how to assess the effects of business activities on others, develop and implement a CSR strategy and...

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Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business

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Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business was developed to help businesses operating in developing countries to understand how to build public-private partnerships that will benefit their host country populations and participating firms.

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Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Opportunities and Challenges for the International Development Community and Big Business

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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

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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...