June 2008 Blog Posts (5)

630 Companies Delisted from UN Global Compact

PRESS RELEASE: UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT



(New York, 25 June 2008) – The United Nations Global Compact Office has announced that a total of 630 companies have been removed from its list of participants for failure to communicate progress.



The delisting of companies is part of ongoing efforts by the UNGC Office to enhance the accountability and credibility of the initiative. The Integrity Measures were introduced in 2004 following a comprehensive review of the governance… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on June 28, 2008 at 21:30 — No Comments

POVERTY IS A DISEASE

POVERTY IS A DISEASE ,ITS SOMETHING WE ALL NEED TO FIGHT BY EITHER SUPPORTING SPIRITUALLY, PHYSICALLY,FINANCIALLY AND SOCIALLY.

I BELIEVE IF WE PUT OUR HEADS TOGETHER WE ALL CAN FIGHT POVERTY BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IS THE MIND SET OF THE INDIVIDUALS WE WANT TO HELP AS THE SAYING GOES GIVE A MAN NET AND LET HIM FISH FOR HIMSELF,SO MY WAY OF DOING THIS TO GIVE SOME IDEAS ON HOW TO GO ABOUT DOING CHANGING THE MIND SET OF THOSE WHO WANT TO BETTER THEIR LIVES FINANCIALLY.CHECKOUT THIS… Continue

Added by ABDUL ALIYU on June 15, 2008 at 18:57 — No Comments

Introducing "IT & Ecotourism 2.0 Networks" in the Forum "Developing african eco-sustainable tourism: National Parks", Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (17-18/06/2008)

Hello,



I'm glad to inform of this interesting event organized by Casa Africa of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (17-18/06/2008).



Harold Goodwin, Director of Responsible Tourism International Centre of Leeds University will open the forum, followed by experts from Senegal, South Africa, Benin, Ivory Cost, Mauritania, Guinee Bissau...

Please feel free… Continue

Added by Conectafrica on June 11, 2008 at 12:00 — No Comments

Business and Poverty: Opening Markets to the Poor

 

FROM THE WORLD BANK INSTITUTE:



How can the private sector help transform the lives of the poor?



Can poor producers and consumers in turn…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on June 2, 2008 at 21:30 — 2 Comments

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