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Implementing sustainable private sector development: Striving for tangible results for the poor

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The key challenge for private sector development in 2006 is showing tangible, significant results in poverty eradication. Donors, researchers and practitioners have been challenged to focus on making markets work for the poor to consider the underlying rationale of market development strategies and...

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Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor

2011-09-16_1424

Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor, a report to the UN Secretary-General, addresses how the potential of the private sector and entrepreneurship can be unleashed in developing countries, and how the existing private sector can be engaged in meeting this challenge. The...

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Guidelines for building business coalitions against HIV/AIDS

2011-09-16_1235

The Guidelines for building business coalitions against HIV/AIDS provides practical, operational, timely and relevant guidance to companies and/or leaders in the private sector who want to combine forces in the fight against HIV/AIDS. It includes lessons learned and examples to those interested in...

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More Than Making Money – Listing of Standards, Guidelines and Principles Relevant to Corporate Impacts

2011-09-16_1227

More Than Making Money – Listing of Standards, Guidelines and Principles Relevant to Corporate Impacts, a listing produced by Business in the Community (BITC) and Corporate Citizen, consists of standards, guidelines and principles relevant to corporate impacts such as benchmarkable standards,...

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Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

2011-09-16_1219

The current crisis offers the opportunity to rethink the contribution that investors can make to eradicating global poverty. Oxfam believes that investors have a critical role to play in poverty alleviation, through supporting economic growth, building infrastructure, and helping to create a...

Oxfam

Oxfam

Oxfam is an international confederation of 15 organizations working together in 98 countries and with partners and allies around the world to find lasting solutions to poverty and injustice. We work directly with communities and we seek to influence the powerful to ensure that poor people can...

Coordination of Afghan Relief (CoAR)

Coar

Coordination of Afghan Relief (CoAR) is an NGO that has been serving needy and underprivileged Afghan communities since 1989. The organisation works in the following areas: agriculture/irrigation, health, livestock, survey and information analysis, rural engineering, emergency relief, income...

Aschiana

Aschiana

Aschiana assesses the needs and promotes the welfare of vulnerable street working children and their families in accordance with basic child and human rights. Aschiana also provides services to create opportunities for developing life survival skills, basic education, literacy and numeracy, skills...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business

Csr

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business aims to provide practical guidance on CSR to companies operating in the international context. It contains information on how to assess the effects of business activities on others, develop and implement a CSR strategy and...

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Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business

2011-09-14_1723

Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business was developed to help businesses operating in developing countries to understand how to build public-private partnerships that will benefit their host country populations and participating firms.