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Disaster prevention: a role for business?

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This study was commissioned by the ProVention Consortium to examine the business case for reducing natural disaster risks in developing countries. The study explores a corporate social responsibility (CSR) perspective on disaster prevention and addresses, in particular, the potential for...

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Mining minerals and sustainable development in Southern Africa

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Report of the regional mining minerals and sustainable development process: Volume 1 focuses on the unique problems and opportunities of the South African mining context. It identifies the current trends in mining and makes future projections for growing sustainability efforts in this sector.

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Business for Development: Business solutions in support of the Millennium Development Goals

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Business for Development: Business solutions in support of the Millennium Development Goals, a report by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, stresses the key role that business plays in creating opportunities for empowerment and development. It provides a host of examples of...

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Tourism industry and poverty reduction: A business primer

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Tourism industry and poverty reduction: A business primer, a policy briefing paper, explains why poverty does matter to tourism businesses and describes what companies – both in the originating and destination countries – can do to contribute to the global effort on poverty reduction.

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Business group supports sustainability via the market economy

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Business group supports sustainability via the market economy, a report issued by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, shows how open, transparent markets can drive sustainability. The report also makes the business case for implementing sustainable practices and outlines seven...

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The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Complete Reference Guide to Concepts, Codes and Organisations

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The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Complete Reference Guide to Concepts, Codes and Organisations is the world’s first complete reference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), compiled by the Institute for Corporate Cultural Affairs. The entries have been written by leading...

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Partnering in today’s world: a new website for Global Hand

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The world is not as it was when Global Hand began. Times have changed and we are changing with them. Global Hand came into being as a ‘matching’ website: connecting for-profits and non-profits to respond to world need.

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Regional perspectives on "Sustainable Livelihoods and Business"

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Regional perspectives on Sustainable Livelihoods and Business, a publication of the WBCSD, discusses the potential of Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) businesses - businesses that benefit the poor while opening new doors to companies’ activities. The report presents the features and findings obtained...

Association for India's Development (AID)

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Association for India's Development, Inc. (AID) is a voluntary non-profit organisation committed to promoting sustainable, equitable and just development in India, by working with grassroots organisations and movements in India. AID supports and initiates efforts in various interconnected spheres...

Sampradaan Indian Centre for Philanthropy

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Sampradaan Indian Centre for Philanthropy (SICP) is a non-profit humanitarian society that seeks to promote a culture where resources are regularly shared and social responsibility and justice is a concern of all its citizens. SICP's vision is of an India in which private resources of money,...