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Trade, Aid or Traid? Getting it right with the private sector - May, 2008

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We are regularly being asked to broaden Global Hand's services. While retaining our traditional 'matching' activity, many have enquired if Global Hand can support the wider engagement between for-profit and non-profit entities in today's landscape of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and...

An ounce of prevention: The case for Disaster Risk Management - Oct 2008

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One dollar spent in disaster prevention, the experts tell us, is worth four dollars spent in disaster response. Business companies have to find the math compelling...

Job Creation - June, 2003

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Unemployment figures have reached tragic levels - in their 70's, 80's and 90's - in some of the world's worst hit economies. In response, many humanitarian groups are moving towards projects that create jobs. Global Hand has put together a listing of organisations involved in microenterprise...

Partnering in today’s world: a new website for Global Hand

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The world is not as it was when Global Hand began. Times have changed and we are changing with them. Global Hand came into being as a ‘matching’ website: connecting for-profits and non-profits to respond to world need.

Brothers' Keepers? Media and Forgotten Disasters - February, 2008

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Global Hand began this year by attending the International Aid and Trade event in Geneva. Sally Begbie spoke at the meeting on Media and Forgotten Disasters.