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Para Los Niños

Para Los Niños is a Bolivian NGO established to enhance the life of abandoned and orphaned children being cared for in state-run orphanages. The organization provides materials and equipment to help the children learn, and to improve their health and general well-being. These include books,...

Church World Service - Chaco Initiative

Church World Service (CWS) is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian denominations and communions in the United States. The Chaco program is a long-term tri-national effort led by CWS to improve the quality of life of the indigenous peoples of South America’s Chaco region by strengthening the...

Fundacion Brethren y Unida (FBU)

The FBU is an Ecuadorian non-profit NGO that works in various areas of development. Their projects aim to improve agricultural and forestry production with an agro-ecological focus, to manage natural resources and train local communities in subjects such as: agro-ecology, environmental education,...

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Meeting the Challenge of Expanding Inclusive Business

Most people interested in inclusive business have heard the success stories: Coca-Cola has generated $550 million in additional revenues by integrating local entrepreneurs into their beverage distribution chain in markets across Africa. Vodafone – one of the world’s largest telecommunications firm...

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Inclusive Business in Latin America - Inclusive Business offers a 21st Century solution to the intractable problem of poverty in Latin America

Neil Ghosh, head of the Washington office for SNV, the Netherlands Development Organization, focuses on inclusive business models in Latin America in this article. It was published by the Latin Business Chronicle.

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The MDGs: Everyone’s Business

The MDGs: Everyone’s Business is a new report from UNDP’s Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) Initiative covering 40 case studies and over 140 supporting institutions referenced by specific MDGs, released on 21 September 2010 in the framework of the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development...

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The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility

This article by Aneel Karnani argues that the idea that companies have a duty to address social ills is not just flawed, but also makes it more likely that we'll ignore the real solutions to the problems at hand.

Femmes Africa Solidarite

Femmes Africa Solidarite, a women's non-governmental organisation, works to foster, strengthen and promote the leading role of women in the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts on the African continent.

United Planet

United Planet (UP) is an international non-profit public educational charity, open to the citizens of every country on Earth. Its mission is to foster cross-cultural understanding and friendship, support communities in need, and promote social and economic prosperity among cultures. UP undertakes a...

Partners of the Americas

Partners of the Americas is an American NGO that develops leadership, understanding and opportunity in the Western Hemisphere. The organisation relies on the work of dedicated volunteers throughout the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean, and also employs professional staff who manage federally...

IESC Geekcorps

IESC Geekcorps is tax-exempt, non-profit organisation which implements large-scale, multi-faceted, country-level business development programs within developing countries using information and communications technology, while transferring the technical skills required to achieve long-term...

Kids in Need

Kids in Need is a charitable foundation whose mission centers on fostering initiatives that support educational excellence. The organisation achieves this through providing free supplies for students and teachers as well as awarding grants to teachers for innovative classroom projects.

Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)

The Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), or Inter-American Development Bank, was established in 1959 to support economic development and regional integration among Latin American and the Caribbean nations. As the largest and oldest regional development bank, it uses a variety of tools to...

Customs Department - Argentina

The state customs administration of Argentina is responsible for collecting and safeguarding customs duties and for controlling the flow of goods including animals, transports, personal effects and hazardous items in and out of the country.

World Neighbours (Vecinos Mundiales)

World Neighbors is an international development organization striving to eliminate hunger, poverty, and disease in the most isolated areas of Asia, Africa and Latin America. World Neighbors invests in people and their communities by training and inspiring them to create their own life-changing...

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - Ecuador

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) works in Ecuador to promote sustainable economic growth (particularly, providing licit alternatives to drug trafficking), improve basic health services and family planning, strengthen democratic institutions and citizens’ participation,...

Caritas Colombia

Caritas Colombia aims to promote integral human development and works towards the creation of a society, based on solidarity, justice, peace and respect for human rights. It operates against the background of a long history of violent conflict between the state and guerrilla groups that have...

Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)

Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) is a global professional association of educational and research institutions, individual scholars, and practitioners active in the work and study of multilateral relations, global governance, and international cooperation. ACUNS stimulates,...

UNICEF Canada

UNICEF Canada is official partner in Canada for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Its objectives are: to raise and receive funds for the work of UNICEF; and to stimulate interest, provide information and to involve Canadians and their governments in protecting the rights of children...

Sherritt International Corporation

Sherritt International Corporation is a diversified natural resource company that produces nickel, cobalt, thermal coal, oil and gas, and electricity. The company’s corporate responsibility in Madagascar includes programs in local manpower training, HIV/AIDS awareness prevention campaign, community...