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Western Union partnered with Mercy Corps to increase financial literacy

Western Union, the leading money transfer service around the globe, entered into partnership with Mercy Corps in 2007 to increase financial literacy for families and individuals in some of the world's poorest countries. "Our World, Our Family" is the five-year, $50 million program that Western...

Cisco works together with Relief International to support rural enterprise in Lebanon

Cisco is partnering with Relief International to implement the Cisco Rural Enterprise Development for Information Technology (CREDIT) program. This program extends small loans to entrepreneurs wanting to start new IT and Internet access-related businesses in rural areas of Lebanon.

HSBC Amanah partners with Islamic Relief to offer microfinance in Pakistan

HSBC Amanah, the global Islamic banking division of HSBC group, has entered into a partnership with Islamic Relief, a major international relief and development charity, to offer a pilot Islamic microfinance scheme in Pakistan.

Walmart Stores and the World Environment Center launch a Cleaner Production Partnership in Central America

In 2009, the World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with Walmart Stores, Inc., launched a major initiative which aimed to increase cleaner production and energy efficiency (CP/EE) practices in two countries, El Salvador and Guatemala.

Merrill Lynch commits $5 million to develop "Worldwidekids" Initiative

Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organisation behind Sesame Street, and Merrill Lynch have teamed up to launch the WorldwideKids initiative, a groundbreaking financial literacy program for children.

Dupont and ADS joint initiative provides agricultural assistance to more than 10000 farmers in India

Pioneer Hi-Bred, a DuPont business and one of the world's leading seed companies, and Access Development Services, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), announced their partnership to launch ‘Uday', an initiative for Andhra Pradesh farmers.

Ben & Jerry's launches partnership with the ONE Campaign in the fight against global poverty

In 2008, Ben & Jerry's and the ONE Campaign announced a joint endeavor today to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease around the world.

Development of art therapy for psychiatric disorders by Pfizer Slovakia

Pfizer Slovakia decided to support League for Mental Health in the development of art-therapy, through the project “Searching for a talent”.

From Awareness to Action: WBCSD

From Awareness to Action is the catalogue of publications by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Developing Successful Global Health Alliances

Developing Successful Global Health Alliances, a study by McKinsey&Company at the request of the Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation, assesses the state of global health alliances. The study reviewed whether alliances are appropriate, whether initiatives were progressing toward their stated...

Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan

Code of Conduct for NGOs engaged in Humanitarian Action, Reconstruction, and Development in Afghanistan is aimed at promoting improved understanding of NGOs in Afghanistan, their purposes, and their accomplishments among the general public, government, donors and the media. The principles of...

Real Access Criteria

Real Access Criteria are used to frame the analysis of all issues surrounding ICT access and use, including the aspects that are often overlooked. They are designed to anticipate or detect the reasons that ICT development initiatives, government e-strategies, or grassroots projects fail to achieve...

Free Management Library

The Free Management Library (FML) provides an easy-to-access and comprehensive database of basic and practical managerial and business information for leaders and managers running large and small non-profit and for-profit organisations with very limited resources. The FML currently lists...

Practical Quality Assurance System for Small Organisations (PQASSO)

PQASSO is the leading quality standard developed for the sector, by the sector. PQASSO’s flexibility means it can be used by all types of third sector organisations, including charities, social enterprises, community interest companies and community groups. It is appropriate for organisations of...

Partnership Governance and Accountability (PGA) Framework

Partnership Governance and Accountability (PGA) Framework aims to promote best practice in the management of partnerships for sustainable development through improving partnership performance and credibility through good governance practice with clear accountability. The PGA Framework is made up of...

Corporate-NGO Partnerships for Sustainable Development

The purpose of this paper is to analyse a topic that represents a concrete illustration of how philosophy, politics, and economics are interconnected on a practical level. Partnerships between corporations and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) seeking to promote sustainable development draw on...

Timberland mentors youth in France through Unis-Cite

As the longstanding partner of Unis-Cité since its inception in 1995, Timberland France has supported many activities such as supporting projects, organization of an art sale for the association and so on.

Micro-credit project for Darfur refugees

The Pilot Light Foundation, an organisation that creates and supports small projects in Africa that have the potential to significantly improve the quality of life for impoverished Africans in non urban areas, and the Sudan Self Help Foundation, an NGO that supports projects aimed at promoting...

World of Good Inc sells brand to eBay, wholesale division acquired by GreaterGood/Charity USA

World of Good Inc., a social venture founded in 2005 that connects artisans from developing communities with mainstream retail markets, announced in March 2010 that eBay acquired its brand and related assets. World of Good Inc. also announced that GreaterGood/Charity USA acquired its wholesale...

Hong Kong Bank Foundation supports dyslexic students

The Hongkong Bank Foundation supports the renovation of a learning and development centre for dyslexic students with a sizeable donation of HK$3.7 million, providing Hong Kong with the first one-stop service meeting the needs of some 1,000 dyslexic students and their parents in the community...