May 2016 Blog Posts (21)

Vikas Vij: Sustainability Critical to Future Business Growth - IEMA Report

By Vikas Vij, Staff Writer, Justmeans…


Added by member on May 31, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Tom Harrison: Partnering for Mutual Benefit not Dependency

By Tom Harrison, Projects Manager, Business Innovation Facility

In the early 2000’s I was seconded to a large multi-national company to work on an exciting inclusive business…


Added by The Practitioner Hub on May 27, 2016 at 11:00 — No Comments

Here’s What You Need for a Memorable CSR Story



Added by Ryan Scott on May 27, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

Harald Nusser: Africa Has a New Health Challenge, and We Need a Plan to Fight It


By Harald Nusser, Global Head Novartis Access…


Added by member on May 26, 2016 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Ahsiya Posner Mencin: Making the Global Goals Our Business

Image: GSK

By Ahsiya Posner Mencin, PhD, Director of Global Volunteer Programs for GSK …


Added by member on May 25, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Yasmina Zaidman: Five Reasons Social Enterprises Are Applying a Gender Lens to Their Businesses

By Yasmina Zaidman, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Acumen


There is article after article about why…


Added by member on May 24, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

Andrew Kambobe: Unleashing Inclusive Business Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

By Andrew Kambobe, The Partnering Initiative



Added by member on May 23, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Addressing the Renewable Energy Financing Gap in Africa to Promote Universal Energy Access

Improving electrification rates in Sub-Saharan Africa is widely regarded as a strategy that can help the sub-continent to reduce inequality and promote sustainable economic growth. However, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have their own unique challenges and opportunities to improving access to electricity.

I would like to bring to your attention a paper that I authored titled “Addressing the Renewable Energy Financing Gap in Africa to Promote Universal Energy Access: Integrated…


Added by Dumi Chirambo on May 22, 2016 at 8:40 — No Comments

What's Next for Shared Value?


by Justin Bakule, Executive Director, Shared Value Initiative

The curtain closed on our sixth annual…


Added by Meghan Ennes on May 20, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Why I failed, and you don’t have to.

Have you ever pitched your dream? I mean, really got the chance to tell the right people your idea?

I have. And it didn’t turn out quite how I expected.

Let me set the scene for you: Years ago I was working passionately on a project supporting female…


Added by Linzi Fidelin on May 18, 2016 at 20:31 — No Comments

Chris Wolff: NGOs Applying Lessons of Market Dynamics

By Chris Wolff, Consultant, PPP & Shared Value Strategies and Founder, Shared Value Agents

I’ve encouraged all types of mission-driven organizations to explore …


Added by member on May 17, 2016 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Chris Wolff: The Secret Sauce in Shared Value, Lean Startup, Behavioral Economics, and Social Enterprise

By Chris Wolff, Consultant, PPP & Shared Value Strategies and Founder, Shared Value Agents

As an enthusiast for new solutions to old problems I wonder: Are you as excited as I am…


Added by Chris Wolff on May 16, 2016 at 17:00 — No Comments

Amira Bliss and Nneka Eze: Cassava Innovation Challenge

By Amira Bliss, Associate Director for Innovation, The Rockefeller Foundation &  Nneka Eze, Associate Partner and Lagos Office Direct, Dalberg and Co-leader, Dalberg’s Agriculture & Food Security…


Added by member on May 12, 2016 at 15:37 — No Comments

Struggling to get people moving? Fix it with one simple meeting.

Hi fellow BFP-er,


Are you are finding that getting your collaborative partners moving is tough? Especially working across sectors, borders, cultures etc.


A really good meeting can change that. (Eh? Does such a thing exist?!)


I ran a hugely successful webinar ‘How to run a meeting that inspires your collaborative partners to TAKE ACTION’ recently, and you can now watch it for free until June 6th by answering these 4 short…


Added by Linzi Fidelin on May 11, 2016 at 19:46 — No Comments

The Global Goals and the Ruggie Principles - Squaring the Circle on Private Sector Engagement

By Francis West, Head of Private Sector Policy & Advocacy, Unicef UK

 “The Sustainable Development Goals represent the biggest opportunity for awareness-raising on business and…


Added by member on May 11, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Rupert Scofield: Investing in Social Enterprise to Fight Poverty

By Rupert Scofield, President and CEO of FINCA International

Rupert Scofield will be…


Added by member on May 9, 2016 at 16:12 — No Comments

Yasmina Zaidman: Changing the Conversation to Build Stronger Partnerships Between Corporations and Social Enterprises

By Yasmina Zaidman, Acumen Blog, Our World Social Entrepreneurship

On April 12th, …


Added by member on May 6, 2016 at 14:35 — No Comments

ClimateCare strengthens its presence in India

Hyderabad, 5 May 2016: Climate and Sustainable development expert ClimateCare has expanded its operations and opened a new office in India, in response to rising demand from businesses who want to invest in sustainable development projects across the country.

Komal Sinha joins the team as Head of Partnerships. With 10 years’ experience creating sustainability strategies for Indian corporates, Sinha is…


Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on May 5, 2016 at 15:01 — No Comments

Social Enterprises for Development: Beyond Job Creation

Business for development is a celebrated concept these days. Those with a commercial interest and an eye for development more recently have moved away from microcredit or microfinance and are now looking towards impact investing, entrepreneurship and social enterprise creation.

We should be careful, however,…


Added by Lynley Mannell on May 4, 2016 at 8:49 — No Comments

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