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British Gas supports Save the Children improve the living conditions and lives of children in Britain

In 2004, Save the Children UK and British Gas partnered to launch the 'Help Yourselves' scheme, a funding project designed to make one million homes in Britain warmer, safer and more comfortable. Since then, over 180 grants of £1,000 or £3,000 have been given to groups of vulnerable children and...

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Developing hybrid diesel-electric delivery trucks

In 2000, FedEx Express and Environmental Defense Fund struck an alliance to develop a delivery truck that dramatically decreases emissions while increasing fuel economy. The result was a diesel-electric hybrid, an ideal application for hybrid technology, given the frequent stopping and starting of...

Sustainable Livelihoods International (SLINT)-Uganda

SLINT-Uganda (Sustainable Livelihoods International) is a Ugandan NGO working on poverty alleviation, market-oriented agricultural development and food security, environmental sustainability, capacity development and policy advocacy. SLINT seeks to contribute to the realization of the Millennium...

Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET)

The Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) is a non-profit trust providing environmental education for Namibian children and educators, regardless of income, by addressing relevant environmental issues through hands-on, experimental learning. NaDEET’s emphasis is on creating learning...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Laos

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has worked in Laos since 1957 and currently the primary objective is to eradicate poverty. Focus areas for Laos include democratic governance, poverty reduction, energy and the environment, the Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXO),...

CTG Global FZC

CTG Global FZC specialises in recruitment, management consultancy, human resources support services, and project monitoring&evaluation in post disaster and post conflict countries around the world. CTG Global provides services to humanitarian organizations, government, non-governmental...

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Inclusive Business Solutions: Expanding Opportunity and Access at the Base of the Pyramid

IFC’s new report, Inclusive Business Solutions: "Expanding Opportunity and Access at the Base of the Pyramid" outlines IFC's business solutions that are designed to facilitate new opportunities for innovation, growth and competitiveness at the base of the pyramid (BoP).

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Trinidad & Tobago

The Trinidad and Tobego branch of the UNDP. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to build a better life. UNDP has a presence in supporting national...

Global Public Policy Institution (GPPi)

The Global Public Policy Institution (GPPi) founded in 2003 is an independent think tank. Their mission is to develop innovative strategies for effective and accountable governance and to achieve lasting impact at the interface of the public sector, business and civil society through research,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - India

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supports India in strengthening its national institutions and disseminating advanced knowledge in diverse areas. The country programme covers the areas of human development, rural and urban livelihoods for human development, community centred natural...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Sudan

UNDP Sudan supports strategic capacity development initiatives to promote inclusive, transparent and efficient governance systems. Through partnerships with national and sub-national government and civil society, UNDP strives to eliminate poverty, enable recovery, sustain the environment, and...

Greenpeace - East Asia

Greenpeace is an international NGO which aims to defend nature and promote peace. Greenpeace East Asia focuses on crucial threats to biodiversity and the environment. Greenpeace China campaigns on stopping climate change, saying no to genetic engineering, toxic chemicals, and protecting forests and...

Practical Action

Practical Action, formerly the Intermediate Technology Development Group, aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries. Practical Action plans to tackle the underlying causes of poverty by campaigning to influence policies,...

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

With 187 member countries, FAO is one of the largest specialised agencies in the United Nations system and the lead agency for agriculture, forestry, fisheries and rural development. Through providing a knowledge network, and sharing policy expertise, FAO aims to raise levels of nutrition and...

Rainforest Action Network

Rainforest Action Network campaigns for the forests, their inhabitants and the natural systems that sustain life by transforming the global marketplace through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. RAN uses hard-hitting markets campaigns to align the policies of...

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Rural Communities in Environmental Conservation for Better Livelihood Project, Uganda

This project is called Environmental Conservation for Better Livelihood Project and is concerned with building the capacity of young people using better environmental management practices for a sustainable social economic development. Continued environmental degradation in Uganda has remained a big...

Mama Africa International Organisation

Mama Africa International Organisation is a Ugandan NGO that is committed to supporting orphans and women and girls. The organisation runs the Mama Briquettes Project that helps to save trees and to provide an income for participants. The organisation also runs other programmes to assist women and...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Yemen

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations' development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to build a better life. UNDP in Yemen has notable and recognized contributions in many development sectors such as,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fiji Multi-Country Office

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Fiji Multi-Country Office supports Pacific people to achieve their national priorities through advocacy, knowledge sharing and capacity development in economic growth, poverty reduction, democratic governance, environment sustainability, and crisis...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Egypt

The UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 166 countries, working with them on their own solutions to global and national...