January 2016 Blog Posts (41)


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B CORPORATIONS TRIPLE PUNDIT AND CLIMATECARE JOIN FORCES TO CUT GLOBAL EMISSIONS, IMPROVE LIVES AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO TAKE ACTION

Online sustainability publication Triple Pundit has partnered with climate and sustainable development experts ClimateCare to offset the carbon emissions associated with its operations in 2016 through the multiple award-winning LifeStraw Carbon for Water project.

The purchase of carbon credits helps finance…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on January 29, 2016 at 10:52 — No Comments

6 Reasons You Need To Up the Budget For Your CSR Program

Dollarphotoclub_100522880.jpg It’s that time of year when CSR budgets are being drawn for the year, and the unfortunate reality is that many companies will come up…

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Added by Ryan Scott on January 28, 2016 at 4:42 — No Comments


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Muhammad Yunus on How to Change the World: Do the Reverse

Interview with Muhammad Yunus, Founder, Grameen Bank



Muhammad Yunus is the founder of …

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Added by Ashoka on January 27, 2016 at 17:00 — No Comments


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The Rediscovery and Valuing of People Power

I started Zipcar in 2000, armed with three beliefs: people would be willing to share cars instead of owning them because the economics makes sense; a platform leveraging new technologies would make that sharing effortless; and people could be trusted: to pick up and drop off cars without…

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Added by Ashoka on January 27, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments


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Rhiannon Szmigielski: Why Renewable Energy Matters and What Your Business Can Do Today

Image: Gareth Bentley

By Rhiannon Szmigielski, Marketing Director, ClimateCare…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on January 27, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments


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Want true equality? Make everyone powerful.

I just heard a story that I adore. It comes from Ali Raza Khan, an Ashoka social entrepreneur and education reformer in Pakistan.…



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Added by Ashoka on January 26, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Caroline Ashley: Introducing a New Database of Inclusive Business Publications

 

By Caroline Ashley, Director, Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business

 

If you search Google for ‘inclusive business’ you get 46.5 million results in under a second.…

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Added by member on January 25, 2016 at 17:00 — 2 Comments

Justine Greening: It's Time to Break the Chains of Dependency for Girls and Women

By Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development & Conservative MP for Putney, Roehampton and Southfields

Throughout history, girls and women have often been…

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Added by member on January 25, 2016 at 15:05 — No Comments

Spotlight: Meet Terri Bresenham CEO, GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions

Yvette Torres-Rahman, Director of Partnerships at Business Fights Poverty interviews Terri Bresenham CEO, GE Sustainable…

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Added by member on January 25, 2016 at 14:30 — No Comments

Jayanth Bhuvaraghan: Seeing the Bigger Picture - The Ripple Effect of Vision Care on the SDGs

By Jayanth Bhuvaraghan, Chief Corporate Mission Officer, Essilor International…

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Added by member on January 25, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Helping Employees Volunteer the Way They Want To

Dollarphotoclub_73635743.jpg Out in the trenches of…

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Added by Ryan Scott on January 25, 2016 at 4:46 — No Comments

Jane Nelson and Beth Jenkins: Lessons in System Leadership from the World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture Initiative

By Jane Nelson, Director, Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and Beth Jenkins, Insights Director, Business Fights Poverty and Senior Fellow, CR Initiative.  Jane Nelson and Beth…

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Added by member on January 22, 2016 at 12:30 — No Comments

David Nabarro and Sarita Nayyar: Think Globally, Act Locally to Meet Development Goals

By David Nabarro, UN Secretary-General, Agenda for Sustainable Development & Sarita Nayyar, Managing Director, the World Economic Forum…

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Added by member on January 22, 2016 at 8:06 — No Comments

Mark Neild: Why Win-Win is a Better Model to Fight Poverty than Charity

By Mark Neild, Chairman, Grow Movement

Charities are not flavour of the month just now.  Whether it is chugging,…

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Added by Mark Neild MBA CMgr FCMI FInstLM on January 22, 2016 at 8:00 — 1 Comment

Pauline Ngari: Equality on the Agenda at Davos but What Does This Mean for Women in Kenya?

By Pauline Ngari, CEO, Hand in Hand Eastern Africa

 

As Christine Lagarde, mother, head of the IMF…

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Added by Pauline Ngari on January 21, 2016 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Laurie Lee: Making Markets Work for Refugees

By Laurie Lee, Chief Executive of CARE International UK

 

Ahead of the London Syria conference in early February, donors and governments in the region are working closely to agree a new plan for…

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Added by member on January 21, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Steve Metcalfe: Helping Young People Build a Stronger Private Sector

Image: Cristian Leger, founder of Dermaloe in Chile, who received entrepreneurship support from Accion…

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Added by Steve Metcalfe on January 20, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Ryan Scott: At Davos, Will World Leaders Support the Key to Social Progress?



By Ryan Scott, Co-Founder,…
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Added by Ryan Scott on January 20, 2016 at 4:30 — 1 Comment

Dr Aidan McQuade: Inequality and The Realities of Contemporary Slavery



By Dr Aidan McQuade, Director, Anti Slavery International

This week,…

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Added by member on January 19, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

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