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Doing Business with the World: The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

Doing Business with the World, a publication of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), describes how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development.

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Food Sustainability: a Guide to the Private Sector

A practical and illustrative guide for businesses that presents sets of inspirational examples of how companies can contribute to sustainable food production and supply. Examples cover various sectors and show actions of small companies as well as multinational corporations from around the world. ...

EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV)

EnterpriseWorks/VITA (EWV) is a private, nonprofit, international development organization based in Washington DC. EWV has worked for more than 40 years in over 100 countries to combat global poverty. We are currently working in more than 30 countries to address poverty issues through humanitarian...

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) is an agency of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). It channels grants to programme priority areas focusing on poverty reduction in accordance with Norway's development policy. Norad has focused on a number of areas: persons with...

Queen Elizabeth House - Oxford Department of International Development

Queen Elizabeth House is the University of Oxford’s centre for Development Studies, and the focus for the University’s research and teaching on these issues. Their objective is to conduct high level research which advances understanding of the complex economic, social and political processes of...

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From Awareness to Action: WBCSD

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

CARE International - Philippines

CARE International is an international humanitarian organisation that helps families in poor communities improve their lives and overcome poverty. In the Philippines, CARE’s projects include promoting economic and conservation development to protect biodiversity and natural resources, empowering...

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Business and the millennium development goals: a framework for action

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.

The Lighting Group & Planet Lighting

The Lighting Group is an importer and reseller of lighting equipment in Australia. Planet Lighting is a Australian based manufacturer of lighting products.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Algeria

UNDP is one of United Nation organisation that have targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Congo

UNDP is one of United Nation organisations that has targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Gabon

UNDP is one of United Nation organisations that has targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Togo

UNDP is one of United Nation organisations that has targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

The Skoll Foundation

The Skoll Foundation is a social entrepreneurship organisation that aims to drive large-scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and other innovators dedicated to solving the world’s most pressing problems. Social entrepreneurs are proven leaders whose...

Kopernik

Kopernik is an on-line marketplace to bridge the gap between innovators, developing communities and financial supporters in order to distribute life-changing technology effectively to the developing world. The website showcases the latest technologies that the local groups (NGOs) can choose what...

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Kenya and Officer-in-Charge for Somali Affairs

FAO was founded in 1945 with a mandate to raise levels of nutrition and standards of living, to improve agricultural productivity, and to better the condition of rural populations. Today, FAO is one of the largest specialised agencies in the United Nations system and the lead agency for...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Rwanda

UNDP is one of United Nation organisations that has targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Guinea

UNDP is one of United Nation organisations that has targets for reducing poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, environmental degradation and discrimination against women by 2015. On the ground in 166 countries, UNDP uses its global network to help the UN system and its partners to raise awareness,...

Solar Light for Africa

Solar Light for Africa, Ltd. (SLA) is a non-profit 501(c)3 Christian organisation whose mission is to transform lives and empower the people of Africa by providing light and energy using the natural power of the sun. The SLA goal is to educate the public on the advantages of renewable energy...

Solar Sister

Solar Sister is a social enterprise that provides women with training and support to create solar micro-businesses, providing household income for the women, and light for their communities. The women form a by-women, to-women distribution network that is strengthened by women’s natural...