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Carulla Foundations promotes early childhood education in Colombia through initiative AeioTu

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Carulla Foundation was founded by José Carulla Soler, then owner of the Carulla chain of department stores, in 1962. For 47 years the foundation provided scholarships to thousands of low-income employees of the company.

The "Cocoa Plan" between Nestlé and cocoa farmers

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Nestlé is guided by the principle of creating shared value for shareholders and society in a manner that is integrally linked to its core business strategies and operations. It is called "Creating Shared Value (CSV)"; value created for shareholders, employees, farmers, consumers and the communities...

LexisNexis and The Polaris Project fighting human trafficking together

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LexisNexis and The Polaris Project have collaborated in the fight against human trafficking. This video is an extract of a segment on NewsChannel 8 in USA talking about this partnership.

Public-Private Partnership Provides Access to Safe Drinking Water During Disasters

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In March 2011 Abt Associates launched a partnership that will help make clean, safe drinking water available in Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua in the event of a disaster or emergency.

Local Wells Fargo Bank Donates Thanksgiving Lunch to Refugees

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Thirty-three refugees celebrated their first Thanksgiving, festivities which were sponsored by a local Wells Fargo branch and included five turkeys and all the trimmings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal. The Wells Fargo branch, located on Brand Boulevard in Glendale, California has partnered...

Partnership to help farmers in Africa increase crop yields and hope for the future

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In 2005, Millennium Promise launched with a vision to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. As the leading international nonprofit organization solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Millennium Promise believes that innovative partnerships and an...

Sabritas incorporates small farmers into sunflower supply chain

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Incorporation of small, low-income producers into the supply chains of larger companies in rural Mexico is increasingly becoming a powerful way to break the cycle of poverty.

Thames Water supports WaterAid through its consumer campaign

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Thames Water has partnered with the non-governmental organization, WaterAid, to improve access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities.

Environmental Defense and DuPont develop a framework for responsible nanotechnology

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Environmental Defense, an environmental advocacy organization, and DuPont, a science-based products and services company, have developed a comprehensive, practical, and flexible Framework for evaluating and addressing the potential risks of nanoscale materials.

Technology to Fight Human Trafficking: Microsoft Awards Research Grants

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In June 2012, Microsoft Research and the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit announced the winning applications for research to “advance deeper understanding of the role of technology in human trafficking,” particularly as it relates to the child sex trade. A grant of US$185,000 will be distributed among...