May 2012 Blog Posts (60)

Job Opportunity - Chief Development Economist

Chief Development Economist

 

Salary: £50,798 - £56,964 per annum (including London Allowance)

 

Based: London, Waterloo

 

Closing date: 9am, Wednesday 20th June 2012

 

We live in a world of unprecedented wealth, and yet despite all of our technological advances and the vast…

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Added by Christian Aid on May 29, 2012 at 10:46 — No Comments

SterilMed Reprocessing Helps Environment & Reduces Healthcare Costs EnnTV #11, 4 Of 4

In this special episode of ennTV, learn how Johnson & Johnson approaches corporate citizenship and impacts the world through product reusability and recycling. SterilMed®, Inc. improves the sustainability of healthcare, lowering healthcare costs, by reducing hospital equipment costs and environmental waste.



To learn more about our responsibility and citizenship programs, visit …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 29, 2012 at 2:14 — No Comments

SterilMed Reprocessing Helps Environment & Reduces Healthcare Costs EnnTV #11, 4 Of 4

In this special episode of ennTV, learn how Johnson & Johnson approaches corporate citizenship and impacts the world through product reusability and recycling. SterilMed®, Inc. improves the sustainability of healthcare, lowering healthcare costs, by reducing hospital equipment costs and environmental waste.



To learn more about our responsibility and citizenship programs, visit …

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 28, 2012 at 19:18 — No Comments

Implementing Innovative Public-Private Partnership Models to Fight Malnutrition

 

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Added by member on May 28, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Making international supply chains work better for smallholder farmers

 

 

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Added by Aurelie Walker on May 28, 2012 at 9:00 — No Comments

Social Enterprise Associates - June Event Update

Join Social Enterprise Associates at the First Annual Asia …

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Added by Drew Tulchin on May 28, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

#PSDMatters - Water: Private Sector Solutions



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Added by member on May 27, 2012 at 20:00 — No Comments

Meet Karen Smith: Malawi Country Manager, Business Innovation Facility, Imani Development



BFP: What do you do?…



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Added by team on May 27, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments

Sustainability is a reason and a result

I was honoured to present the keynote address at the Association for Sustainability in Business Conference on the Gold Coast last week.



Although I don’t use slides in such presentations below is the slideshare provided to delegates that shares the substance behind the stories shared.



My key points:

Profit is not a reason for being in business, rather a result of being good at business.



Sustainability is both a reason and a result.



We…

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Added by Ian Berry on May 27, 2012 at 0:30 — No Comments

Join us: A Virtual Visit to Choix

Save the date to join us for our benefit: A 'Virtual Visit' to Choix, supporting Haiti's L’Ecole de Choix, the School of Choice, October 20, 2012, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Francis Parker School, 330 West Webster St., Chicago

Choix provides children in Haiti living in conditions of extreme poverty access to a quality education with a focus on leadership development, human dignity and respect. We honor Haiti's culture while…

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Added by Laura Hartman on May 26, 2012 at 15:02 — No Comments

CBSR Member, Loblaw Companies Ltd., Shares Long-Term CSR Position And Goals

Last week, CBSR member Loblaw Companies Ltd. published their 2011 CSR report. The report provides a comprehensive account of the company’s initiatives, targets and performance across the following commitments: Respect for the Environment, Source with Integrity, Make a Positive Difference in the Community, Reflect the Nation’s Diversity and Be a great Place to Work.

Among numerous…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 25, 2012 at 1:44 — No Comments

Nalco Named 2012 Water Technology Company Of The Year

Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE: ECL), was named the 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence, the leading publisher and provider of water industry news and information. The award, given for Nalco's contributions in the field of water technology, was presented during the 2012 Global Water Awards ceremony in Rome.

The Global Water Awards recognize the most important achievements in the water industry. Recipients are selected by subscribers…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 25, 2012 at 1:42 — No Comments

FINCA JORDAN SUCCESSFUL CLIENT STORY

FINCA Jordan candidate from Jerash wins Citigroup Award  

Kefa Ahmed Bani Salim, FINCA Jordan client from Jerash branch, won the prize for Trade Sector of the Citigroup Microfinance Award organized in cooperation with the Jordan River Foundation. Mrs. Bani Salim has a small boutique in Balila, Jerash. She sells women’s clothes and accessories. She started her trade from home 6 years ago, and she is eager to help her family in providing a second source of…

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Added by Anne France Betsch Kennedy on May 24, 2012 at 15:36 — No Comments

Social Giving Continues to Grow, Digital Giving Index Update

As the prevalence of social networking expands, peer-to-peer charitable giving continues growing at a steady pace. Network for Good finds a 20% increase in giving via…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 23, 2012 at 3:03 — No Comments

the indigen solution is known ...but Arfica pays the price of ignorance.

Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species of the monogeneric family Moringaceae (order Barassicales) tht include 13 species of trees and shrubs distributed in sub Himalayan ranges of India,Sri Lanka North Eastern and South Western Africa, Madagascar and Arabia.

Moringa is considered one of the wolds's most useful trees, as almost every part of the tree can be used for fodd or has some other beneficial property. In the tropics it is used as foliage for livestock.It is an…

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Added by Dr. Ezekiel Okwema BSc,MSc,PhD on May 21, 2012 at 19:27 — No Comments

Meet Lewis Temple: Chief Executive, iDE UK: Member of the Week

 

BFP: What do you do?



LT: I’m…

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Added by team on May 21, 2012 at 11:30 — No Comments

Driving Development and Business Performance through Impact Measurement

Photo: SABMiller plc

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Added by Business Action for Africa on May 20, 2012 at 22:00 — No Comments

HP’s Cross-Sector Health Partnership in Kenya

SUMMARY

The US State Department is working to accelerate practices and thinking around the impact economy—an economy in which government works with civil society and the private sector to create positive social and environmental impact while generating economic value. The following article is part of a series written by participants in Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Global Impact Economy Forum in Washington, DC, April…

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Added by Jessi Copeland on May 20, 2012 at 20:25 — No Comments

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