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Harvard Business Page: Micro enterprise article

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In this HBS Working Knowledge interview, Senior Research Fellow Jed Emerson, co-author of a new book on nonprofits, discusses the challenges of the community-based enterprise.

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BBC article: So Afr-Eco Community Upliftment Project (SAECUP)

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SAECUP is a non-profit organisation established a decade ago in South Africa to provide refuge for poor women and children. This BBC article explains the history behind SAECUP, and includes an interview with the founder. Over 130 woman are involved in a micro enterprise project, which transforms...

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Code of Ethics of the South African NGO Coalition

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Code of Ethics of the South African NGO Coalition is written to focus NGOs in redressing inequality and improving the lives of all people in South Africa. This code has six sections covering values, governance, accountability, management and human resources, finance and resources.

Fairtrade Foundation

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The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on products in the UK in accordance with internationally agreed Fairtrade standards. The Foundation was established in 1992 by CAFOD, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Traidcraft and the World...

Fair Trade Resource Network

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Founded in 1999, FTRN is the only non-profit organisation in North America focused exclusively on Fair Trade education, helping people to better understand the impact of their buying decisions. FTRN also works to create a space for dialogue and exchange within the Fair Trade movement. While FTRN is...

Fairtrade Labelling Organisations International (FLO)

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Fairtade Labelling Organisation International (FLO) are 24 organisations working to secure a better deal for producers. FLO coordinates Fairtrade labelling at an international level. From its head offices, in Bonn, Germany, FLO: * Set international Fairtrade standards * Organise...

World Fairtrade Organisation (WFTO)

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The WFTO is a global authority on Fair Trade. Membership of the WFTO is limited to organisations that demonstrate a 100% Fair Trade commitment and apply its 10 Principles of Fair Trade. WFTO members who are monitored against these Principles are listed in the FT100 index of world-leading Fair Trade...

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People at the heart of sustainable business - the IBLF Annual Review 2008-9

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The IBLF annual review examines the way in which the Forum has been contributing to the development of sustainable business, arguing that the members of the Forum are leaders in this field, and that IBLF has a particular understanding of the way in which business solutions can contribute to...

OptINnow

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OptINnow is an NGO, part of Opportunity International, a large Christian microfinance organisation that has been providing loans, business training and other financial services to entrepreneurs in the devloping world since 1971. OptINnow raises money from donors to fund loans which will...

Love and Hope Limited

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Love and Hope is a privately owned company based in the UK. The company aims to to help poor workers in clothing production in developing countries to earn a fair and reasonable wage, and to improve their factory working conditions. At the same time, the company aims to educate customers in...