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Imani Development

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Imani Development is a trade, economic and social development consultancy that works with international donors, development agencies, national and regional governments, civil society, and the private sector to reduce poverty and improve livelihoods throughout the developing world. Imani...

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MDI Betterday Fairtrade Products: Better Quality, Better Health and Better for Society

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MDI is a young and small 20 staff company specialized in equitable trade of agricultural products, including coffee, green tea, jasmine tea, snow mountain tea and cashews grown in eight provinces across Vietnam under the trademark Betterday Fairtrade. Production and primary processing of products...

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Oro Verde program partners to promote responsible mining of precious metals in Colombia

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The Oro Verde program, located in Colombia’s poorest and conflict-affected region (Chocó), promotes responsible mining of precious metals through traditional extraction methods and technology transfer, with a view to commercialize the metals in specialized fair trade markets.

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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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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...

United Nations Industrial Development Organisations (UNIDO)

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UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. UNIDO recognizes the MDGs as the overarching framework for collective action and believes that a competitive and...

Beluah London

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Beulah London is a luxury fashion company, founded in 2011 by English aristocrat Lady Natasha Rufus Isaacs and fashion designer Lavinia Brennan, that dedicates itself to social justice in its employment of Indian human trafficking victims to manufacture their clothing and accessories. The...

Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A. (RICHEMONT)

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Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A. is a South African luxury goods holding company founded in 1988 by the South African businessman Johann Rupert. The group’s activities and products include jewellery, fine watchmaking and premium accessories, which encompasses writing instruments, leather goods...

Alebtong Aged Support Organisation (AASO)

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Alebtong Aged Support Organisation (AASO) is a Ugandan NGO that works with the vommunities to support elderly people in line with shelter provision, food for relief and scholastic materials for their well being. AASO also renders support to orphans and vulnerable children in abject areas in...

Studio Samuel Foundation

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Studio Samuel is an American NGO that creates jobs for women in Ethiopia through selling fair trade product lines and applying the proceeds to educational platforms for Ethiopian women. Studio Samuel trains vulnerable young women in transferable skills and thus helps to break the cycle of poverty...