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Scaling Up Inclusive Business: Advancing the Knowledge and Action Agenda

2012-01-21_1528

This is a report produced for the International Finance Corporation. It is based on 14 IFC client case studies and draws on other research undertaken by IFC and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School on inclusive business, including recent research supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates...

A briefing note for supply chain managers & technical end users on oil, gas and mining (OGM) projects

2012-01-31_1135

This briefing note provides supply chain managers and technical end users on oil, gas and mining (OGM) projects in low income countries with practical guidance on maximising the involvement of local enterprises in the project supply chain.

Business Models that Make a Difference

2012-01-31_1115

This is a publication produced by IFC (the International Finance Corporation) arguing that inclusive business models are good for business.

Opportunities for investors in sustainable energy in India

2012-01-21_1613

The goal of this report is to inform investors about the market potential of the clean energy industry serving India’s rural BoP market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth. The report aims to present an overall picture of these growing clean energy sectors,...

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011

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The annual report presented at the September 2010 MDG Summit is the most comprehensive global assessment of progress to date, based on data provided by a large number of international organizations within and outside the United Nations system. The aggregate figures in the report provide an overview...

UN Goals

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This is a website dedicated to promoting the 8 UN Millennium Goals to end world hunger, poverty, empower women, reduce child mortality, universal education, increase environmental sustainability and advance global unity

MDG Monitor

2012-03-02_1141

The MDG Monitor is designed as a one-stop-shop for information on progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), globally and at the country level. It is intended as a tool for policymakers, development practitioners, journalists, students and others interested in learning about the...

Millennium Development Goals: 2010 Progress Chart

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This chart presents an assessment of progress so far for selected indicators and regions, on the basis of information available as of June 2010. While some indicators reflect data as recent as 2010, others rely on older statistics, dating as far back as 2005.

The Millennium Development Goals Report 2010

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This annual report presents the most comprehensive global assessment of progress to date, based on data provided by a large number of international organizations within and outside the United Nations system. The aggregate figures in the report provide an overview of regional progress under the...

The Global Partnership for Development: Time to Deliver - MDG Gap Task Force Report 2011

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This fourth report of the MDG Gap Task Force challenges the international community and other stakeholders to intensify their efforts to realize the potential of the global partnership for development. There are many initiatives, large and small, official and non-State, to monitor their...