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Freshfields law firm provides pro bono services and personnel to social service NGOs in London

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The Freshfields access to justice programme is most active in London, where they support legal advice centres, including the drop-in centre at Tower Hamlets; many of their partners have volunteered there. These volunteers have also represented clients from the Free Representation Unit appearing...

Unilever, with support from NGOs, helps rural India through Project Shakti

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Project Shakti is unleashing the potential of rural India and thus changing lives. It is ushering in prosperity and, more importantly, self-respect.

Western Union partnered with Mercy Corps to increase financial literacy

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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 partners with Grameen Solutions in Bangladesh

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Cisco partners with Grameen Solutions to establish business centers in rural Bangladesh that serve as distribution points for a variety of services, such as birth and death certificates, healthcare, distance learning, and retail sales of such necessities as hybrid seeds.

ConocoPhillips worked with NGO to support financial services in Venezuela

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In 2006, ConocoPhillips worked with Fundefir, an organization with wide experience in developing bankomunales- small neighborhood banks in low-income areas where there are no formal financial services.

HSBC Turkey partnered with three Turkish NGOs to disburse microcredit loans

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HSBC Turkey, the Turkish arm of the global bank HSBC, allocated USD 5 million to micro-credit loans between 2008 and 2010 in Turkey.

Deutsche Bank signed loan agreement with the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development in the Philippines

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Deutsche Bank had signed a loan agreement with The Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD).

In partnership with Hope worldwide, Walmart brings opportunity to local communities in India and Kenya

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Factory workers and their families in Kenya and India are getting help improving their lives through Walmart’s partnership with global non-profit Hope Worldwide.

Merrill Lynch and Greenlining Institute announced a $159 million economic partnership for Southern California

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In 2000, Merrill Lynch and The Greenlining Institute announced a $159 million three-year initiative to encourage new investments, economic opportunities and home ownership in Asian Pacific, Latino and African-American communities in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay area.

Merrill Lynch and the Greenlining Institute announce a $500 million initiative for under-served California communities

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In 2003, Merrill Lynch and the Greenlining Institute announced a $500 million initiative to expand small business lending and promote economic opportunities in Asian Pacific, Latino and African-American communities throughout California.