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Doing business with the poor

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Private sector delivery of public benefit goods and services

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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.

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Palestine Fair Trade General Guidelines

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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

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From Awareness to Action: WBCSD

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From Awareness to Action is the catalogue of publications by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

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Heifer's Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development

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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.

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Doing business with the poor - a field guide

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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._

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Business and the millennium development goals: a framework for action

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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.

Aid for Africa

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Aid for Africa is a partnership of some 80 charities, all dedicated to solving the complex, inter-related challenges facing Africa. The partnership believes that its members can be more powerful together than on their own in relation to Africa's issues. Among the tasks undertaken by the...

Women's Development Businesses Group (WDB Group)

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Three organisations comprise the WDB Group (the WDB Trust, WDB Micro Finance and WDB Investment Holdings). They are interdependent and integrated in working towards the promotion of the economic empowerment and social upliftment of women in South Africa. The WDB Trust’s flagship beneficiary...

Chaka MarketBridge

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Chaka MarketBridge is an American company that exists to provide customers with access to high-quality and stylish, handmade products; to provide undiscovered, impoverished artisans with the global market they need to grow and succeed; and to connect artisans and customers in both fair trade and...

Shell Foundation

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Shell Foundation focuses upon projects which address long term social and environmental issues in which energy companies have a particular responsibility.