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African PRIDE Centre

African PRIDE Centre (APC) helps to educate children who live in poverty. Starting from Early Childhood Education (ECD) through to secondary education that is the hallmark of basic education, poverty remains a significant barrier to access and quality. APC helps to secure the right to access good...

Eden Gumbesi Children Centre

Eden Gumbesi is an International Non-Governmental Organization started in 2009 and became legally registered in 2013 under section 10 of the Non-Governmental Organization Coordination Act in Kenya. The establishment of the Center was in response to devastating Risk behaviours, lack of health...

Integrated Disabled Women Activities-IDIWA

IDIWA is a voluntary non-governmental, not for profit organization established in 2000 purposely to empower women and people with disabilities, and other vulnerable groups to maximize their potential and improve their standard of living. This group believes that all human beings are equal, are...

Lucinda's Beautiful Heritage Charity Foundation <LBHCF>

«LBH Charity Foundation» is an independent, not for profit making, non-political, charitable associative organization and foundation, created in 2020 to help improve the quality of life for victims of societal ills such as rape, sexual harassment, sexism, domestic abuse, basic human right violation...

Phoenix Resource Centre (Northampton) Limited

We are a UK registered charity with our own registered NGO's in Djibouti and Somaliland in East Africa, and Ghana in West Africa. We also work with partner organisations covering 61 countries in total. Our main strengths lie in product resource volume / capacity handling, setting up, running and...

CARE International - Ecuador (Cooperativa de Ayuda y Remesas al Ecuador)

CARE is one of the world's largest private international humanitarian organisations, committed to helping families in poor communities improve their lives and achieve lasting victories over poverty. With programmes in over 72 countries, CARE touches the lives of over 30 million of the world's...

Alebtong Aged Support Organisation (AASO)

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

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...

Crossroads Foundation Verified non-profit organisation

Crossroads Foundation is a Hong Kong based, non-profit organisation serving global need. We believe that, in a broken world that sees too much suffering, we should do all we can to link those who are in need with those who can provide help. So we provide an intersection, literally a crossroads, to...

Greyston Bakery

Greyston Bakery is a for-profit company offering high quality gourmet products. Based on a social enterprise model, Greyston Bakery aims to be a force for personal transformation and community economic renewal, offering onsite training, fair wages, health benefits and opportunities for direct...

Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A. (RICHEMONT)

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...

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Standards

Global Hand Standards introductory page You can also view this page in German. Diese Seite ist auch auf Deutsch verfügbar.

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Trade, Aid or Traid? Getting it right with the private sector - May, 2008

We are regularly being asked to broaden Global Hand's services. While retaining our traditional 'matching' activity, many have enquired if Global Hand can support the wider engagement between for-profit and non-profit entities in today's landscape of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and...

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Global Hand Principles

Global Hand, and its parent NGO, Crossroads Foundation, aims to ensure that aid given is good aid. You can find a range of standards, specific to sectors of the disaster and development spectrum, in our Standards, Guidelines and Toolkits section. A high level summary of Global Hand's standards...

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GSK, Nestlé, Coca-Cola & Dabur top up effort to tap rural consumers

Consumer product makers such as GlaxoSmithKline, Nestlé, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Hindustan Unilever, Marico, Godrej and Dabur are rushing to the bottom-of-the-pyramid market with custom-made products six years after management guru CK Prahalad said consumers with incomes less than $2 a day can be a...

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Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

The current crisis offers the opportunity to rethink the contribution that investors can make to eradicating global poverty. Oxfam believes that investors have a critical role to play in poverty alleviation, through supporting economic growth, building infrastructure, and helping to create a...

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Business UNusual

Business UNusual, a collaborative publication of the United Nations Global Compact Office and the Global Public Policy Institute, provides an overview of recent partnership activities in the United Nations, as well as the challenges the UN faces in its efforts to engage the private sector and...

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Doing Business with the World: The New Role of Corporate Leadership in Global Development

Doing Business with the World, a publication of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), describes how companies can contribute to global sustainable development through their core businesses in a way that is profitable for the companies and good for development.

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Vitmark includes the poor in its value chain.

Vitmark, a leading beverages producer in Ukraine, includes the poor at various points of its value chain: as suppliers of locally grown quality produce, as employees, and as low-income consumers through the offering of low-price juices.

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A discussion paper on social intrapreneurship

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...