Inspired? Make an Offer

Asia

Results are sorted by date modified.

Research Foundation of Lund Vietnam Childhood Cancer Program

Ikea3

In 2008, IKEA Social Initiative entered a six-year co-operation with the Research Foundation of Lund Vietnam Childhood Cancer Program, Lund University Hospital, Sweden. The programme aims at making a permanent improvement of cancer care in order to increase the number of children surviving and...

Thames Water supports WaterAid through its consumer campaign

Handpump_in_india

Thames Water has partnered with the non-governmental organization, WaterAid, to improve access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation in the world's poorest communities.

A Little World: Facilitating Safe and Efficient M-Banking in Rural India

B051_alw

A Little World (ALW)is an Indian company facilitating safe and efficient mobile-banking in rural India by offering a secure, low‐cost technology driven delivery platform for financial services through special mobile phones.

Edison International contributes to Asian Tsunami disaster relief

Wv

It is not often that the world’s collective sense of solidarity and compassion is captured by a single event. The earthquake-spawned tsunami that ravaged so many countries in southern Asia and eastern Africa in December 2004 was one such event. Proving once again how committed they are to making a...

Rajawali’s Express Taxi: Working with Taxi Drivers as Business Partners in Indonesia

Case%20study%20130

The 1997 Asian financial crisis created a job vacuum in Indonesia, with companies forced to lay off 1.4 million workers. A decade later, unemployment rates continue to rise and poverty defines the context for Indonesia’s economy, social relations and security. Express Taxi, a subsidiary of the...

UNILAB supports Governments campaign to make medicine accessible to the poor

122

The market price of medicines in the Philippines is among the highest in the world—40%–70% more than in neighbouring countries, according to the Philippine Department of Health. Some drugs cost 10 times more in the Philippines than in neighbouring countries.

Working with the community to grow coconut tree business in Indonesia

Story%2031

Due to the abundance and ubiquity of coconut trees and plantations in Indonesia, there are potentially enormous social and commercial benefits that can be gained from integrating local communities in the production of high value coconut-based products. Indonesia has about 3.7 million hectare of...

SELCO partners with India's state banks to bring sunlight to rural India

Story%2027

SELCO India is a Bangalore‐based social enterprise that makes solar lighting technology accessible to the economically impoverished people in India. SELCO’s mission is based on a simple but powerful idea that the economic conditions of the impoverished can be improved substantially if they are made...

A sucessful community/private/public partnership model for waste recycling in Bangladesh

Story%2017

In Bangladesh, the large proportion of urban population combined with limited waste collection systems poses serious social, environmental and health problems. A social enterprise called Waste Concern has found a way to transform solid waste into organic compost using a low cost, low-tech and...

Coffee company benefits small scale Indonesian farmers and increases employment

B123_keycoffee

P.T. Toarco Jaya, subsidiary of Key Coffee Ltd., a large Japanese company, established a brand of specialty coffee called “Toarco Toraja” by procuring Arabica coffee from Indonesian farmers, and by running its own coffee plantation in the country.