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Business Ethics

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A magazine focusing on corporate responsibility.

The Case Against Corporate Social Responsibility

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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.

The Case Study Toolbook - Partnership case studies as a tool for change

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The Case Study Toolbook aims to provide insights into the process of successful cross-sector partnering, create better case study collection and dissemination methods and deepen understanding of how case studies may be used more effectively as tools for change.

Moving On Toolbook - a guide to effective management of partnership exits and transitions

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The Moving On Toolbook, produced in collaboration with Vodafone, UK Foundation and Nike, is the fifth in the series, and focuses on the exit aspects of a partnership. It also looks at the indications of success that can be associated with exits, achieving goals and reaching conclusions.

Community-Business Partnerships Help Sheets

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These help sheets, designed by the Australian Institute of Corporate Responsibility, are designed to take users through the main steps of initiating, nurturing and expanding community-business partnerships.

Opportunities for the Majority: Bank initiative that promotes and finances private sector business models

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The Opportunities for the Majority (OMJ) Initiative promotes and finances market-based, sustainable business models that engage private sector companies, local governments and communities in the development and delivery of quality products and services for the majority of the population of Latin...

Opportunities for investors in sustainable energy in India

2012-01-21_1613

The goal of this report is to inform investors about the market potential of the clean energy industry serving India’s rural BoP market, by looking at its opportunities, challenges, and potential paths to growth. The report aims to present an overall picture of these growing clean energy sectors,...

Millennium Development Goals: 2010 Progress Chart

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This chart presents an assessment of progress so far for selected indicators and regions, on the basis of information available as of June 2010. While some indicators reflect data as recent as 2010, others rely on older statistics, dating as far back as 2005.

UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

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GLAAS is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO)

Make a difference this Fairtrade Fortnight with Starbucks

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In November 2008, Starbucks announced that 100% of the espresso coffee sold – both wholebean and espresso-based beverages – in Starbucks stores in the UK and Ireland will become both Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ and Fairtrade Certified by the end of 2009.