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Launching the B Team: How can we catalyse a new way of doing business?
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 Members of Business Fights Poverty are invited to an online event to celebrate the launch of the B Team - a collective of some of the world’s leading figures in business, including Sir Richard…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zahid Torres-Rahman Jun 13, 2013.

 

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ALI KAMANGA commented on member's blog post Rachel Wilshaw: Fairtrade - Celebrating the First 20 years. What’s next?
"Quite an informative analysis on the progress of fair trade and future threats for sustainability of the Fair-Trade Mark..this leave a lot to be desired for countries that are new to fair trade such as Malawi (in products such as sugar case,…"
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Beth Jenkins commented on member's blog post Sonja Patscheke: How Can We Strengthen Global Partnerships for a Post-2015 World?
"Great article, thanks Sonja - would recommend putting the last sentence in bold next time! "
Apr 10
David D. Laurel commented on member's blog post Sonja Patscheke: How Can We Strengthen Global Partnerships for a Post-2015 World?
"Hi Sonja, the shared metrics  you mentioned in your article is something I wrote about in an email to Mark Kramer on May 2, 2013, where among ten specific ideas for the long term outlook of CSV, this was included.  This is achievable even…"
Mar 28

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Beth Jenkins commented on member's blog post Rachel Wilshaw: Fairtrade - Celebrating the First 20 years. What’s next?
"Rachel, thanks for sharing this! Really appreciate the personal reflection, evidence, and frank discussion of what is working and what more needs to happen. Great insight."
Mar 24
Luc Lapointe commented on member's blog post Janet Voûte: Creating Shared Value Transparently
"Hola Janett, What will be the best way to share information with you? I see that you took part at the Bogota event last Oct 2013. I am based in Colombia working on the private sector engagement in development and would love to speak to you or…"
Mar 19
ailsa buckley commented on member's blog post Mal Warwick: Will Ending Poverty Require Endless Economic Growth?
"Schumacher wrote about this in Small is Beautiful...his words seems more relevant now than they did them...."
Mar 18
Jona Liebl commented on member's blog post Alexander Mtsendero: Just How Important Are Small and Medium Enterprises? The Case of Malawi
"Thank you for this highly interesting article.  I fully agree that it should be of principle interest to provide MSMEs in Malawi with the very hands on support they are in need of. Just as you say, the usage of local resources and…"
Mar 17
moladi Formwork commented on member's blog post Alexander Mtsendero: Just How Important Are Small and Medium Enterprises? The Case of Malawi
"This is exactly what we do - Skill entrepreneurs to employ -  providing jobs food shelter - Maslow's fundamental needs By skilling people and developing entrepreneurs producing product -  Small and Medium Enterprises are vital to…"
Mar 17
David D. Laurel commented on member's blog post Mal Warwick: Will Ending Poverty Require Endless Economic Growth?
" Two quotes that come to my mind connect to a well written article by Mal Warwick: "Live simply so that others may simply live." from Mother Teresa.  And from the World Bank: "It is true that economic growth, by…"
Mar 13
Amanda Gardiner commented on member's blog post Amanda Gardiner: Creating Shared Value – A New Role for Business in Global Education
"Thanks Cam! "
Mar 11
Christina Gradl commented on member's blog post Pramod Aggarwal: In the Land of the Monsoon, Searching for Innovations to Protect Farmers from Climate Risks
"If you're interested in our early research on linking DRR and microinsurance, you can download our whitepaper "Changing Climate, Changing Behavior"."
Mar 11
Christina Gradl commented on member's blog post Pramod Aggarwal: In the Land of the Monsoon, Searching for Innovations to Protect Farmers from Climate Risks
"What is often overlooked is the potential of insurance to create incentives for farmers to reduce risks. For example, in the Rural Resilience Initiative in Ethiopia, small-scale farmers, who do not have the financial means to pay for their insurance…"
Mar 11
Cam Jennings commented on member's blog post Amanda Gardiner: Creating Shared Value – A New Role for Business in Global Education
"Amanda thank you for this post and I have passed it on to others who are interested in education."
Mar 11
McCartney Lora commented on member's blog post Alexander Mtsendero: Just How Important Are Small and Medium Enterprises? The Case of Malawi
"I totally agree. SMEs development will not happen accidentally. We need as Malawians and Policy makers to champion the process. The MSME sector in Malawi remains disorganized. Resources to develop the sector are lacking. The private players who can…"
Mar 7
Cam Jennings commented on member's blog post Ida Horner: Bridging the Gap for African Women in Business: Access to Jobs
"Thank you for sharing these thoughts and this post."
Mar 7
Sasha Cohen commented on member's blog post Sonja Vermeulen: Fact-checking Food Production in the Alien World of Climate Change
"Sonia Vermeulen and BFP Community - we addressed some of these issues at our #GMO event @CBSACNY_SBC.  Our speakers Alberto Gonzalez (@GustOrganics) and Michael Hansen (@ConsumersUnion) addressed the politics (USA, Argentina), biased marketing…"
Mar 3

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