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Millennium Development Goal 8: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the MDGs

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Millennium Development Goal 8: Delivering on the Global Partnership for Achieving the MDGs, a report of the MDG Gap Task Force, was prepared for improving the monitoring of MDG-8. More than 20 UN agencies are represented in the Task Force, including the World Bank and the IMF, as well as the OECD...

UNICEF Corporate Partnerships - Examples

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UNICEF Corporate Partnerships - Examples, a series of web pages, details UNICEF's corporate partnerships with a range of companies.

Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Opportunities and Challenges for the International Development Community and Big Business

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Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Opportunities and Challenges for the International Development Community and Big Business, a report written by the Shell Foundation, argues that enterprise and business thinking must be placed at the heart of efforts to address poverty. The report concludes by...

Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business

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Public-Private Partnerships for Development - A Handbook for Business was developed to help businesses operating in developing countries to understand how to build public-private partnerships that will benefit their host country populations and participating firms.

Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business

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Corporate Social Responsibility: An Implementation Guide for Business aims to provide practical guidance on CSR to companies operating in the international context. It contains information on how to assess the effects of business activities on others, develop and implement a CSR strategy and...

Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

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The current crisis offers the opportunity to rethink the contribution that investors can make to eradicating global poverty. Oxfam believes that investors have a critical role to play in poverty alleviation, through supporting economic growth, building infrastructure, and helping to create a...

More Than Making Money – Listing of Standards, Guidelines and Principles Relevant to Corporate Impacts

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More Than Making Money – Listing of Standards, Guidelines and Principles Relevant to Corporate Impacts, a listing produced by Business in the Community (BITC) and Corporate Citizen, consists of standards, guidelines and principles relevant to corporate impacts such as benchmarkable standards,...

Guidelines for building business coalitions against HIV/AIDS

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The Guidelines for building business coalitions against HIV/AIDS provides practical, operational, timely and relevant guidance to companies and/or leaders in the private sector who want to combine forces in the fight against HIV/AIDS. It includes lessons learned and examples to those interested in...

Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor

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Unleashing Entrepreneurship: Making Business Work for the Poor, a report to the UN Secretary-General, addresses how the potential of the private sector and entrepreneurship can be unleashed in developing countries, and how the existing private sector can be engaged in meeting this challenge. The...