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Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - Rwanda

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...

Pacific Disaster Centre

Pacific Disaster Centre (PDC) is an applied science, information and technology centre, working to reduce disaster risks and impacts on peoples' lives and property. PDC works to foster disaster resiliency through the use of science, information, and technology for sound, evidence-based decision...

China Business Council for Sustainable Development (CBCSD)

The purpose of CBCSD is to provide a platform for exchange and cooperation among Chinese and foreign enterprises, government, and social communities with the objective of sharing information, experiences, and best practices in the field of sustainable development. Through its efforts the...

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Mozambique

UNICEF is an international aid agency that works with communities and governments in 157 countries for the survival, development and protection of children worldwide, upholding the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Its primary areas of focus are: child survival and development; basic education...

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) - Myanmar

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is an international aid agency that works with communities and governments in 191 countries for the survival, development and protection of children worldwide. In Myanmar, UNICEF programme priorities include providing women and children with information...

World Vision - Peru

World Vision - Peru, part of World Vision International, concentrates its efforts on working with children, the provision of humanitarian relief and promotion of justice for the poor. Core programmes include health and nutrition, pre-school and primary education, advocacy for child protection and...

Fairtrade Foundation

The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Foundation was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World...

Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO)

Fairtade Labelling Organisation International (FLO) are 24 organisations working to secure a better deal for producers. FLO coordinates Fairtrade labelling at an international level. From its head offices, in Bonn, Germany, FLO: * Set international Fairtrade standards * Organise...

World Vision Guatemala

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities in the fight against poverty and for social justice. World Vision has been working in Guatemala since 1976 and is currently involved in development work, education and advocacy. It...

Fair Trade Resource Network

Founded in 1999, FTRN is the only non-profit organisation in North America focused exclusively on Fair Trade education, helping people to better understand the impact of their buying decisions. FTRN also works to create a space for dialogue and exchange within the Fair Trade movement. While FTRN is...

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Corporate Social Responsibility in China: An Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Retailers' Sustainability Dimensions.

This paper discusses the concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in China through an exploration of the way in which CSR operates in large retailers both in the Chinese and the international context.

The Alliance for Rural Electrification

The Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) is an international non-profit organisation that promotes and provides efficient renewable solutions for rural electrification in developing countries. The Alliance was created in 2006 in response to the need for access to sustainable electricity in...

International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3Ie))

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) is incorporated in the United States as a non-profit organisation. The organisation seeks to improve the lives of poor people in low- and middle-income countries by providing, and summarising, evidence of what works, when, why and for how...

Gender Equality Principles Initiative (GEP Initiative)

The Gender Equality Principles Initiative (GEP Initiative) is a partnership among the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, Calvert Group, Ltd., and Verité. The GEP offer practical standards to which companies can aspire and a measure against which they can assess their progress on 7...

Fair Trade in Tourism Network

The Fair Trade in Tourism Network aims to strengthen the bargaining position of local destination interest groups, facilitate equitable market access for small stakeholders, raise awareness amongst consumers and influence international trade policy.

CGAP Advancing Financial Access for the World's Poor

CGAP is an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world's poor. It is supported by over 30 development agencies and private foundations who share a common mission to alleviate poverty. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP provides market intelligence,...

Traidcraft

Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, Traidcraft is the UK's leading fair trade organisation. Traidcraft runs development programmes in some of the poorest countries in the world, and campaigns in the UK and internationally to bring about trade justice. The organisation...

Love and Hope Limited

Love and Hope is a privately owned company based in the UK. The company aims to to help poor workers in clothing production in developing countries to earn a fair and reasonable wage, and to improve their factory working conditions. At the same time, the company aims to educate customers in...

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Gift-in-Kind Standards - Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organisations

Gift-in-Kind Standards is a document produced by the Association of Evangelical Relief and Development Organisations that provides information about the valuation practices, required documentation, revenue & expense recognition, disclosures, and service fees in respect of gift-in-kind (GIK)...

NGO Platform on Shipbreaking

The NGO Platform on Shipbreaking is a coalition of environmental, human and labour rights organisations first created in September 2005 after it was realised by some of the few NGOs working on the issue that a broader base of support both geographically and in orientation was needed to challenge...