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Make Poverty Business

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This book provides methods of bridging the gap by constructing a rigorous profit-making argument for multinational corporations to do more business with the poor. The book should be read by international business managers seeking to increase profits and decrease risk in developing countries, and by...

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UNICEF Corporate Partnerships - Examples

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UNICEF Corporate Partnerships - Examples, a series of web pages, details UNICEF's corporate partnerships with a range of companies.

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Responsible investment: a force for poverty alleviation

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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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Virtual Library on Microcredit

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The Virtual Library on Microcredit is an online resource published by the Global Development Research Centre. The Library collects articles, conference reports, case studies, publications on microcredit issues and lists of microcredit organisations. It also provides links to internet resources...

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Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals

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Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, a UN Millennium Project Report, recommends concrete actions toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The report presents an overview of the findings and recommendations of the UN Millennium Project. The document was co-authored...

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Food Sustainability: a Guide to the Private Sector

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A practical and illustrative guide for businesses that presents sets of inspirational examples of how companies can contribute to sustainable food production and supply. Examples cover various sectors and show actions of small companies as well as multinational corporations from around the world. ...

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Free Management Library

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The Free Management Library (FML) provides an easy-to-access and comprehensive database of basic and practical managerial and business information for leaders and managers running large and small non-profit and for-profit organisations with very limited resources. The FML currently lists...

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BBC micro enterprise article: "Tales of Africa's entrepreneurs"

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BBC News Online says that while the world's leaders are "thrashing out strategies to improve the plight of the poor in Africa", many aid agencies are stressing that genuine progress must come from "small-scale projects as well as large international initiatives". The article then tells the tale of...

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Microcredit Summit

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Micro credit programmes offer small loans, and other financial services such as savings, to very poor people for self-employment projects that generate income, allowing them to care for themselves and their families. The Micro credit Summit Campaign brings together micro credit practitioners,...