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Building NGO capacity for pipeline monitoring and audit in Azerbaijan

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In Azerbaijan, BP and the Open Society Institute-Assistance Foundation are working together to support national NGOs' capacity development through facilitated monitoring and audit of the Baku-Ceyhan-Tbilisi and the South Caucasus Pipeline projects.

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British American Tobacco establishes a biodiversity partnership with NGOs

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British American Tobacco has established a biodiversity partnership, now in its third five-year term (2011-2015). The partners (Fauna & Flora International, Earthwatch, Tropical Biology Association, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and British American Tobacco) have appointed an independent programme...

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Woolworths provides career mentoring for disadvantaged young people

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The Woolworths Academy has collaborated with the Oasis Youth Support Network to establish a job placement and mentoring scheme for disadvantaged young people.

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Cadbury and Earthwatch conduct joint research in sustainable cocoa production

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In December 2004 Cadbury launched the Earthshare programme. The Earthshare programme creates a partnership between all stakeholders interested in cocoa farming in Ghana: Earthwatch, Cadbury staff and business units, early careers Ghanaian scientists, researchers, local communities in Ghana,...

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Western Union partnered with Mercy Corps to increase financial literacy

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Western Union, the leading money transfer service around the globe, entered into partnership with Mercy Corps in 2007 to increase financial literacy for families and individuals in some of the world's poorest countries. "Our World, Our Family" is the five-year, $50 million program that Western...

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Cisco works together with Relief International to support rural enterprise in Lebanon

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Cisco is partnering with Relief International to implement the Cisco Rural Enterprise Development for Information Technology (CREDIT) program. This program extends small loans to entrepreneurs wanting to start new IT and Internet access-related businesses in rural areas of Lebanon.

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Citigroup partners with Rainforest Alliance to support sustainable livelihoods and ecosystems

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In 2007 the Citi Foundation granted $200,000 to the Rainforest Alliance (RA) to build the capacity of small and growing businesses and communities.

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Walmart Stores and the World Environment Center launch a Cleaner Production Partnership in Central America

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In 2009, the World Environment Center (WEC), in partnership with Walmart Stores, Inc., launched a major initiative which aimed to increase cleaner production and energy efficiency (CP/EE) practices in two countries, El Salvador and Guatemala.

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In partnership with Hope worldwide, Walmart brings opportunity to local communities in India and Kenya

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Factory workers and their families in Kenya and India are getting help improving their lives through Walmart’s partnership with global non-profit Hope Worldwide.

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Merrill Lynch and the Greenlining Institute announce a $500 million initiative for under-served California communities

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In 2003, Merrill Lynch and the Greenlining Institute announced a $500 million initiative to expand small business lending and promote economic opportunities in Asian Pacific, Latino and African-American communities throughout California.