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Ministers to Discuss Ways to Overcome Supply Side Constraints to Trade

Ministers to Discuss Ways to Overcome Supply Side Constraints to Trade, a news article, reports that trade and industry ministers from the world’s poorest countries met in Cambodia seeking solutions to common problems they face in integrating their economies into the global trading system.

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Management of Social Transformations Programme

UNESCO Management of Social Transformations Programme website has a database of best practices, information explaining best practices and links to other best practice information.

Social Entrepreneurs: vital partners for business

"Social Entrepreneurs: vital partners for business", a news article, reports on a meeting of over 80 leaders from international business, non-governmental organisations and government to discuss how partnerships between social entrepreneurs and business can enable companies to address development...

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Egypt

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Egypt. This website provides information about the UNDP activities in Egypt, together with a country profile.

Brilliant Brokerage: tips for success

Brilliant Brokerage: tips for success, a booklet, is a guide to brokering business community partnerships. It demonstrates the value and importance of the brokerage role and identifies the key skills and processes required for effective delivery.

Business guide to development actors

Business guide to development actors, a report, provides guidance to development actors who aim to introduce the business community to potential partners in the development community. The main part of this guide consists of profiles of 30 organisations already engaging in collaboration with the...

Social Enterprise Summit 2010

With over 730 attendees the 2010 Summit was the bigges event organised by the Enterprise Alliance. Social entrepreneurs and enthusiasts from over 30 countries around the world convened for three days in April, attending sessions and panels, sharing ideas and making connections. Most importantly,...

The Hard Work of Measuring Social Impact

Professor Alnoor Ebrahim of Harvard Business School explains how he thinks non-profit managers should respond to increasing demands from donors to measure social performance. The concepts he examines in a recent article include: * Rather than simply complying with the demands of the most...

Doing business with the poor - a field guide

Aid has its role in a needy world, but business, if undertaken responsibly, can be instrumental in providing long term, sustainable answers to poverty. _This thinking sees people in developing countries more as partners and clients, and less as recipients or aid beneficiaries._

Charity Resource

Charity Resource is a website that provides information about the best and most effective way to donate to organisations asking for financial or other assistance.

Volunteering for Impact: Best Practices in International Corporate Volunteering

This paper produced for Pfizer and the Brookings Institute seeks to explore and understand the lessons learned among major corporations whose employees have engaged in international volunteering. While multiple studies have been published on domestic corporate volunteering activities, only a few...

Public-Private Partnerships: A Critical Tool for Driving Corporate Citizenship

This article, released by the General Electric Company, offers some fundamentals and keys to effective and good public-private partnerships.

Developing Inclusive Business Models - A Review of Coca-Cola's Manual Distribution Centres in Ethiopia and Tanzania

A research paper on inclusive business by Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School.

10 Companies With Social Responsibility at the Core

Article was written by Bob Liodice and orgininally appeared on

Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor - a UNDP report

Creating Value for All: Strategies for Doing Business with the Poor is the new and groundbreaking report launched on 1 July by the UN Development Programme.

Accelerating Progress Towards the Millennium Development Goals Through Inclusive Business Delivering Results: Moving Towards Scale

Report on an inclusive business dialogue held 21 September 2010 during the UN summit on the millennium development goals.

Indian Tales of Inclusive Business Models

An enlightening article on the Harvard Business Review website that provides case studies of business models in developing economies by four well-informed Indian scholars.

Corporate Social Responsibility by Tim Barnett

This article, written by Tim Barnett, is a detailed primer for any company (or individual) seeking to learn more about corporate social responsibility.

Business Ethics

A magazine focusing on corporate responsibility.

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.