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Sustainable Cashew Production in Guinea

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Guinea grows about 5,000 tons of raw cashew nuts a year. Meanwhile, its much smaller neighbour Guinea-Bissau, with similar soil and climate, produces 80,000 tons. Encouraged by the growing consumer demand for cashews, Guinea has begun to focus on expanding cashew production—a good candidate for...

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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.

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The Global Partnership Social Investment Fund seeks investments in Latin America

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The NGO Global Partnerships is redefining microfinance and moving beyond the concept of microloans as working capital. It aims to achieve greater impact in reducing poverty by combining these loans with affordable social investments, such as health services, training and low-cost pensions and...

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. The OECD provides a forum in which governments can work together to share experiences and seek solutions to common...

HOMELINK LIFE CENTRE

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HOMELINK LIFE CENTRE is non profit non denominational faith based organisation whose:-To integrate sustainable community growth and development by underlying strategies in leakage to community's problems and needs by resource creation, mobilization, utilization and management by getting involved...

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The big idea: Creating Shared Value

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How to reinvent capitalism - and unleash a wave of innovation and growth.

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The "Cocoa Plan" between Nestlé and cocoa farmers

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Nestlé is guided by the principle of creating shared value for shareholders and society in a manner that is integrally linked to its core business strategies and operations. It is called "Creating Shared Value (CSV)"; value created for shareholders, employees, farmers, consumers and the communities...

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FSG: Elevating job skills worldwide

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The Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) is a nonprofit consulting firm specializing in strategy, evaluation and research.