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Sanofi-aventis and WHO partner to fight sleeping sickness in Africa

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Sanofi-aventis, the largest pharmaceutical company in Europe and the fourth-largest in the world, began a partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2001 to fight sleeping sickness and other neglected diseases affecting the world’s poorest people.

Tedcor model helps out small businesses with refuse removal in South Africa

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Tedcor started its community-based refuse removal system in 1992. Today, using Tedcor's model, over 80 trained entrepreneurs operate their own small businesses in 16 local authorities. They provide employment to more than 1,000 historically disadvantaged people and supply waste removal services to...

Food for Development in Nigeria

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In 2004, the Nasarawa State Government (NSG), under the mandate of Nigerian President Obasanjo, collaborated with Tetra Pak West Africa (TPWA) in the development of a state‐wide school feed programme using Nutri‐Sip, a maize‐based meal supplement that had been developed and deployed in South...

ECVM donates PVC pipes for waste water project in Pemba, Zanzibar

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ECVM, in partnership with Dutch NGO Agua4All, has donated PVC pipes and technical expertise for a new waste water system on Pemba Island in Zanzibar.

Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program

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Zanzibar takes part in the United Nations’ Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) program, which will pay poor tropical countries to protect their forest as a way of reducing carbon emissions and curbing climate change.

Accor and Plan International work together to change the lives of many children around the world

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Accor, hotel and services group, and Plan, have worked together in 16 countries. The aim of the partnership is to promote child sponsorship and project funding to Accor staff, partners and guests. Highlight of achievements to date: * more than 1,100 children are now sponsored throughout the...

Starbucks and Fairtrade partner in Rwanda

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Starbucks, Fairtrade organisations join in sustainable development efforts in Rwanda; new Rwanda Fairtrade Certified Coffee coming to UK Starbucks in 2010; business forum explores entrepreneurial spirit focusing on responsible capitalism.

Pot-in-pot Enterprise: Fridge for the Poor

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In 2000, Mohammed Bah Abba was awarded the Rolex Award for Enterprise for his innovative Pot-in-Pot system to provide affordable, electricity free, refrigeration in arid Nigeria.

TOMS Shoes: One for One Movement

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TOMS Shoes is a for-profit business with a philanthropic component. TOMS Shoes was founded on a simple premise: With every pair purchased, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need.

Credit With Education: A Program by Freedom From Hunger

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Freedom from Hunger created a curriculum for Credit with Education that directly addresses women’s most pressing needs. Credit with Education is an effective, practical and financially self-sustaining way for financial service organizations to provide value-added microfinance that supports the...