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Cemex makes home improvements accessible for the poor in Mexican slums

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Construmex is one of CEMEX's vanguard social initiatives. It was launched following the company's experience resulting from Patrimonio Hoy, a preceding low-income market and socially minded business initiative. Since its inception in 2001, Construmex has helped more than 14,000 Mexican migrants in...

Starbucks join the Conservation movement

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Conservation International has worked with Starbucks Coffee Company for more than 14 years to promote coffee production practices that conserve biodiversity, maintain healthy ecosystems and support economic and social development in coffee production landscapes as embodied in the company’s...

Lex Mundi Legal Services allows social entrepreneurs to use their top-class legal expertise pro bono

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David Roll, a lawyer based in Washington DC, is Managing Director of Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation, a network of 160 law firms (with 20,000 lawyers) offering pro bono legal services to social entrepreneurs all over the world.

Tate & Lyle and Fairtrade sugar farming in Belize

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This video shows a number of sugar farmers in Belize speaking about their problems following a recent hurricane and welcoming the announcement by Tate and Lyle that sugar production will, in future, be in accordance with Fair Trade standards.

Starbucks and Fair Trade NGOs partner

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Starbucks, TransFair USA and Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International join in support of small-scale coffee farmers through a $20 million loan program.

PriceWaterhouseCoopers provides mentors on Big Brothers, Big Sisters programme

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This video features a news item about a workplace volunteer mentoring programme in which PwC employees work with the Big Brothers Big Sisters NGO in New York City.

Expert Insight: Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé

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This video records an interview with Peter Brabeck, Chairman of Nestlé, conducted by International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF).

Fairtrade hopes for Cadbury cocoa farmers in Ghana

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Cadbury Cocoa Partnership scheme tries to help the farmers who provide the company with its raw material.

Public-Private Partnership for Low - Cost Housing Investments

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Thousands of Salvadorans with no credit history can access loans now to make home improvements and expand their home businesses. El Salvador has developed a unique and sustainable financial business model that enables low-income consumers to improve and expand their homes by mobilizing...

Mi Tienda helps small grocery stores in rural Mexico to grow their businesses

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Small, family-run grocery stores, known as tiendas de abarrotes, are essential for supplying basic goods and services in thousands of low-income rural communities in Mexico.