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Better Poverty Eradication Organisation

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The Better Poverty Eradication Organisation is a Kenyan NGO that works on community mobilisation. Issues tackled by the organisation include capacity building, advocacy, behaviour change, and the socio-economic impact of disease. Main activities include developing HIV/AIDS prevention strategies...

Ngoma Aid Foundation

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Ngoma Aid Foundation is a non-profit community-based organisation that has a central focus on rural community development. The organisation's programmes include education, HIV/AIDS awareness, direct service delivery, agriculture, income generation, protection of the environment, and general...

Association for Social Solidarity and Empowerment Training Trust (ASSET)

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Association for Social Solidarity and Empowerment Training Trust (Asset) Trust is a rural as well as urban based non-profit organisation working in Madurai , Tamil Nadu. ASSET was initiated by a group of like-minded individuals who had a strong zeal of commitment and dedication towards working for...

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Supply Chain Sustainability - A Practical Guide for Continuous Improvement for Small and Medium Enterprises

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This two-page guide offers baseline definitions and practical steps that SMEs can take toward effective management of the social, environmental and economic impacts of supply chains. More information can be found on the website of the United Nations Global Impact Office. The organisation offers...

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Venture capital for low-income markets in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Investing in housing, healthcare, education, basic utilities and nutrition can not only fulfill a social mission, but can also be a profitable business venture.

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The Brokering Guidebook - a guide to navigating effective sustainable development partnerships

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The Brokering Guidebook, produced by IBLF in collaboration with Rio Tinto, UNDP and the UN System Staff College, illuminates the critical role played by brokers in a cross-sector partnership, and outlines the many tasks that a broker may have to carry out during the life of a partnership.

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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...

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A discussion paper on social intrapreneurship

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This paper produced by the Doughty Centre at the Cranfield University examines the potential value of social intrapreneurship, and provisionally defines a social intrapreneur as "a person within a large corporation who takes direct initiative for innovation which addresses social or environmental...

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Scaling Up Inclusive Business: Advancing the Knowledge and Action Agenda

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This is a report produced for the International Finance Corporation. It is based on 14 IFC client case studies and draws on other research undertaken by IFC and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School on inclusive business, including recent research supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates...

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Business Models that Make a Difference

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This is a publication produced by IFC (the International Finance Corporation) arguing that inclusive business models are good for business.