July 2009 Blog Posts (50)

Turning Challenges Into Opportunities - Part Two


Crisis management requires well thought through transformation and a fundamental re-thinking on how operators, local governments and vendors work together. Turning the effects of the global financial crisis into a positive might seem far fetched however if businesses take the actions required fast with a very structured approach and not treating the current crisis as yet another firefighting project or business as usual, ending up with fixes normally just scratching… Continue

Added by Lars Stork on July 31, 2009 at 5:43 — No Comments

Turning Challenges Into Opportunities - Part One

Financial crisis

Telecoms operators and vendors doing business across Africa are entering unchartered terrain with this conjuncture of profound crises - the fallout from the financial crisis will be severe. People are being faced with a deep sense of insecurity; misery and hardship will increase for many poorer people everywhere. The movements will grow further as recession starts to bite and economies start sinking into depression.

We need principles of transformation,… Continue

Added by Lars Stork on July 28, 2009 at 23:43 — No Comments

better Tomorrow

February 23, 2009

Welcome to "A Better Tomorrow". This blog will provide an evolving discussion of the macro economic crisis we in America face today. We will define the crisis in general terms and we will suggest solutions as the main platform of the blog, we will also make comments on responses to the situation in the mainstream press at times and we will request reader input into this page in all areas of discussion. If at any time you wish to contact me, please feel free (my name… Continue

Added by Jerry Baldy on July 27, 2009 at 15:48 — No Comments

Carrot v. Stick

This is a cross-post from the blog 'Realizing Your Worth'.

GUEST BLOG POST: Alyson Genovese is a… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on July 24, 2009 at 23:00 — No Comments

Odgers Berndtson: The Who and Why of Finding your Head of Corporate Responsibility

By Odgers Berndtson and The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility…


Added by member on July 22, 2009 at 20:30 — No Comments

Odgers Berndtson: The Who and Why of Finding your Head of Corporate Responsibility

By Odgers Berndtson and The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility…


Added by member on July 22, 2009 at 20:30 — No Comments

Neil Jeffery: A Road Map to Meaningful Engagement

This guide aims…


Added by member on July 22, 2009 at 12:30 — No Comments


I post this as a follow up to the debate triggered by Prof. Vijay Mahajan, author of the book Africa Rising.

I also post to inform fellow business people of the vast opportunity Africa presents to thinkers.

As businessmen, let us begin to look at Africa as a Continent of more than 950million consumers, comparable in size to the population of China.

The market in Africa is not different from any other developing country. When Mahajan interviewed advertising agencies,… Continue

Added by David Nahinga on July 21, 2009 at 18:41 — 1 Comment

Social Media & CSR: The Top 10 Sites for Creating Conversation

Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Green, Corporate Citizenship, Corporate Volunteering. Get into the conversation - It starts here.

I have to admit, I’m always learning that I don’t know what I don’t know. When it comes to the exponentially expanding conversation… Continue

Added by Chris Jarvis on July 20, 2009 at 16:12 — No Comments

David Grayson: Corporate Responsibility and the Media

By David Grayson CBE Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility Cranfield School of Management, UK…


Added by member on July 20, 2009 at 15:30 — No Comments

New Business Franchise fights poverty, improves community health profiles, and engages local stakeholders

Please visit the site for Rey Ramirez and view the ppt's and other information on the Healthy Families Make Healthy Communities and Healthy Communities are Good for Business. This program can be licensed and serviced from the Unites States so the local residents and stakeholders can more fully benefit from the enterprise not spend excessive funds for travel and hotels. Adjusting to the the world economy and helping local business is vital for value based business programming.

for more… Continue

Added by Rey Ramirez on July 19, 2009 at 17:37 — No Comments

Ethiopia Needs Capital Market


Find more videos like this on Business… Continue

Added by Andualem Sisay on July 15, 2009 at 10:17 — No Comments

Construction Boom In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Construction has become one of the fast growing sectors in Ethiopia. The information obtained from the Ethiopian Investment office shows that

2,411 construction companies are registered from June 1992 to January 2009 though it is not more than 15% of that have began implementing their investment projects. Dealing… Continue

Added by Andualem Sisay on July 15, 2009 at 9:58 — No Comments



Added by Andualem Sisay on July 15, 2009 at 9:51 — No Comments

Contest for Rwandan Entrepreneurs - Deadline Aug. 15th

Please help Rwandan entrepreneurs gain the support they need to grow their ideas by forwarding this announcement and attached application to your networks. If you would like to discuss being a partner or sponsor of this exciting program, please let us know.

Rwandan Award Competition for Innovative Businesses Ideas

Announced Today

6 Entrepreneurs to Receive $120,000 in Cash, Technical Assistance and Equipment

Top Winner to Receive Additional $10,000… Continue

Added by Delilah Rothenberg on July 14, 2009 at 17:47 — No Comments

Companies must work together in Collective Actions to fight Corruption in other to Reduce Poverty


It is maintained that a closer look into the operations and performance of companies in the world today reveals that under many circumstances corruption is in fact a rational and understandable reaction to institutional failures, which are often far away from accidental. Sometimes it can be justified on the premise that it was instrumental in achieving goals shared by the majority.

Emerging economies, particularly Africa, is the… Continue

Added by John ALI on July 13, 2009 at 16:30 — No Comments

FUTURE | Families United Toward Universal Respect (www.womenforfuture.org) | -visit the FUTURE website today-


We are very thankful to contact you directly about our program that assists Iraqi women and their families. The purpose of this letter is to request financial support in bringing a delegation of 12-15 Iraqi women to visit three United States cities (South Carolina; Utah; and New York) during October 2009 as part of an educational and cultural exchange… Continue

Added by Donna L. Quesinberry on July 12, 2009 at 21:00 — No Comments

Simon Berry: ColaLife Twittermob Rally! Join Us There or Online

By Simon Berry, Founder and Director at ColaLife

This Friday (17/7/09) we will be gathering in Trafalgar to celebrate ColaLife and see the giant aidpod take its rightful place on the fourth…


Added by Simon Berry on July 12, 2009 at 0:00 — No Comments

The documentary on the historical event of establishing the first Small and Medium Forest Enterprise (SMFE) in India

The Government of India as a part of its state planning under the eleventh plan is promoting Small and Medium Enterprise to enhance the rural income and ensure rural development. National Afforestation and Eco-development Board as a working body of Ministry of Environment and Forests, is facilitating Joint Forest Management Committees for their sustenance by implementing seven Small and Medium Forest Enterprise pilot projects through its… Continue

Added by SUSANTA BISWAS on July 11, 2009 at 6:28 — No Comments

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