Inspired? Make an Offer

Americas

Results are sorted by date modified.

Laboratorio Pyam S.A.

Laboratorio Pyam S.A. works on the development, production, fractionation and packing of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. The company has been present with its products in various social and sanitary emergencies caused by epidemics, natural disasters or other catastrophes in different parts of...

IADDIC Shelters, LLC

IADDIC Shelters is an American company that provides temporary housing for disaster areas and for urban renewal. The company claims that its instant shelter units are better than mere temporary housing and are, in fact, semi-permanent despite being extremely easy and quick to erect.

Casa de la Mujer de la Unión

Casa de la Mujer de la Unión promotes and carries out activities and programmes to motivate young and adult women, contribute to the development of all their potentialities, and to attain gender equality of opportunities in all facets of society.

Medical Teams International

Medical Teams International is a Christian aid organization aiming to serve the people stricken by disaster, conflict and poverty all over the world with the most effective programs possible. The organization deploys volunteer disaster response teams to meet emergency medical and other relief...

Wheels for the World

Wheels for the World is an outreach programme of Joni and Friends, a faith-based US organisation, dedicated to assisting people with disabilities. Wheels for the World collects and refurbishes wheelchairs in the US, and distributes them with bibles to recipients in developing countries. Wherever...

Trenton Materials Exchange

Trenton Materials Exchange is an NGO that helps to preserve the environment by keeping office furniture, durable medical equipment, building supplies and electronics out of the waste stream and in re-use. The organisation supplies usable donated goods to NGOs, small businesses and individuals and...

Maria Ayuda

Founded in 1983, Maria Ayda shelters and educates vulnerable children and their families. They have developed eight social programmes, including a number of residences for children, and an educational centre. They can benefit from the help of volunteers, and they also run a programme for sponsoring...

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) undertakes a number of activities that promote science to the public and monitors issues which affect the scientific community. These activities include sustainable development, international cooperation, women’s collaboration, human...

ORBICOM — Réseau des chaires UNESCO en communication

ORBICOM is an international network that links communications leaders from academic, media, corporate and government circles to facilitate the exchange of information and the development of shared projects. ORBICOM is supported by internationally-based institutions, media, governments and...

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,...

In: Resources

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...

In: Resources

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.

In: Resources

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...

In: Resources

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...