May 2017 Blog Posts (26)

Sue Adkins: The UPS International Disaster Relief and Resilience Award - Shortlist

By Sue Adkins,…

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Added by member on May 27, 2017 at 0:30 — No Comments

Ruth Orbach: Financial Inclusion for Adolescent Girls – Strategic Insights from Burundi

By Ruth Orbach, Senior…

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Added by member on May 26, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Lorelle Atkinson: Q&A with MCC Resident Country Director for Niger: Bolstering Niger’s Agricultural Sector

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By Lorelle Atkinson, Acting Vice President for Public Affairs, Department of Congressional and Public…

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Added by member on May 26, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

No profitable trade without perfect plan

When people are given to money to open a restaurant business, they are asked if they would give their share of the business to the investors. Most of the time people try to give them only 20% shares. It does not happen when you are asking money from investors and give them no control. They only get the money when investors gained half of their business share. It also happens in Forex. When you are asked to invest your money in Forex, brokers ask you if you had any experience with this Forex…

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Added by Thomas Harry on May 26, 2017 at 10:38 — No Comments

Investing in the Employee Experience Pays Off

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 26, 2017 at 5:00 — No Comments

Debate at the European Development Days: The Market System Approach: A Path Towards Harnessing Sustainable Investment

Join us at the #EDD17 on the 8th of June at 10.45AM!

We will discuss how the Market Systems Approach provides a powerful toolkit to identify and overcome some of the risks and constraints of developing economies and how applying this holistic lens can be highly…

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Employees Too Busy to Volunteer? Shift the Narrative.

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 25, 2017 at 5:30 — No Comments

Caroline Rees: Respect for Human Rights: Creating a Holistic Framework for Business Contributions to the SDGs

By Caroline Rees, President and Co-Founder, Shift 

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Beth Jenkins: Empowering Women through Corporate Value Chains: Getting the Data to Drive Scale

By Beth Jenkins, Insights Director, Business Fights Poverty

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Added by member on May 24, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

This Memorial Day, Help Your Employees Remember What It’s All About

american-flags-waving.jpg For too many of us, Memorial Day signifies nothing more than the unofficial beginning of summer. Lost amidst the BBQ condiments is the true…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 24, 2017 at 6:30 — No Comments

Lauren Shields and Margaux Yost: How Ethiopia’s Nascent Apparel Industry Can Build a Strong, Empowered Workforce

By Lauren Shields, Leader, HerProject, BSR & Margaux Yost, Associate, HerProject, BSR

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Added by member on May 19, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Crowdfunding Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

Mr Rogers.jpg With funding cuts looming for the arts in general and…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 19, 2017 at 10:13 — No Comments

Rachel Coleman, Tazeen Hasan, Anca Bogdana Rusu: Why Greater Financial Inclusion for Africa’s Women is Smart Policymaking

By Rachel Coleman, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank, Tazeen Hasan, Women, Business and the Law Program, World Bank, Anca Bogdana Rusu, Financial Inclusion Specialist, International Finance Corporation…

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Alexa Roscoe: Why Do So Few Companies Invest in Gender Equality?

By Alexa Roscoe, Strategy Officer, International Finance Corporation

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Added by member on May 17, 2017 at 10:30 — No Comments

An Interview with Naila Kabeer: How Can Microfinance Contribute to Women’s Empowerment?



An Interview with Naila Kabeer,  Professor of Gender and Development at the Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science…

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Added by member on May 16, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

Dave Prescott: Partnerships and the Power of Relationships

By Dave Prescott, Senior Advisor, Partnering Initiative

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Added by member on May 16, 2017 at 9:00 — No Comments

5 Things to Know about Donating a House to Charity

It's not something you hear about very often, but many charities and non-profit organizations accept homes or other real estate as donations. This can provide you with significant tax benefits, a rewarding philanthropic experience, and help improve the neighborhood. While not…

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Added by Dixie Somers on May 15, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

Access To Clean Water Changes Everything

Water. It's life's most basic need. But there's a water crisis in our world right now. Seriously, a…
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Added by Thomas Wilcox on May 14, 2017 at 0:30 — No Comments

How NetSuite + Oracle Quietly Built a CSR Program That Roars

David Geilhufe It’s my business to understand how companies are bending capitalism towards…

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Added by Ryan Scott on May 10, 2017 at 5:41 — No Comments

4 Ways Businesses Can Recycle Their Used Materials for the Community

When your business is updating its equipment or furnishings or when you are having a big clean-out day, you may end up with piles of items that are no longer needed. Sending these items off to the landfill could be costly, and disposing of useful things is…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on May 8, 2017 at 18:04 — No Comments

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