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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...
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...
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.
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).