August 2016 Blog Posts (27)


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Jamal Uddin: One Year of IB Models - Through the Lens of RMG’s Working with Women Project

By Jamal Uddin, Inclusive Business Advisor,…

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Added by Jamal Uddin on August 30, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

5 Ways to Promote Your Charity Organization

Charities rely on a steady flow of contributions in order to advance their causes. In order to keep the cash coming in, it makes sense to devote time and effort to promoting the organization and what it seeks to achieve. Here are five ways to promote your charity and…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 29, 2016 at 21:30 — No Comments

Why Are Kiosk Surveys Getting So Popular in Retail Business?

Using Kiosk Surveys to Engage Customers…

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Added by Jhon Myke on August 26, 2016 at 14:58 — No Comments


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Funding for Impact: How 'Payment by Results' Could Revolutionize Development Funding

Photo Credit: Narinder Nanu / AFP/ Getty Images

A pioneering new approach to funding social development projects has completed its first year – with promising results.

Nearly four million girls, between ages 6 and 13, aren’t attending school in India. That’s a big problem. Development economists…

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Added by Ashoka on August 22, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Andria Thomas: One Million Women Missing From the US Tech Sector

By Andria Thomas, Associate Partner, Dalberg Global Development Advisors…

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Added by member on August 19, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Sarah Schaefer: Mars Women Empowerment Plan

By Sarah Schaefer, Global Corporate Sustainability Director, Mars Chocolate Limited

Background…

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Added by member on August 19, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Case Study: Enhancing the Livelihoods of Women in Unilever's Agricultural Supply Chain

Unilever Case Study on Women's Economic Empowerment…

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Added by member on August 19, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments

Cherie Blair Foundation Case Study: Access to Finance and Women’s Economic Empowerment

Cherie Blair Foundation Case Study on Women's Economic Empowerment…

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Added by member on August 19, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

Diageo Case Study: Building Diversity Internally

Diageo Case Study on Women's Economic Empowerment…

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Added by member on August 19, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

Richard Gower: Virtuous Circle: Increasing Productivity and Fighting Poverty

By Richard Gower, Senior Associate, Economics and Policy, TEARFUND …

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Added by member on August 17, 2016 at 18:45 — No Comments

Aurelie Walker-Dean: Brexit - What Does It Mean for Fairtrade?

By Aurelie Walker-Dean, Agricultural Markets Advisor

Negotiating our way out of Europe will be a tough and lengthy process. Nobody can predict the exact outcome of the Brexit…

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Added by Aurelie Walker-Dean on August 16, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

IDB’s SCALA Program Shares Lessons on Engaging Micro-distributors

By Jessica Davis Pluess, Business Fights Poverty Challenge Director

Small-scale retail, or what is…

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Added by member on August 15, 2016 at 8:30 — 4 Comments


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Empowering Mothers in the Workplace

Credit MAAM

In 2012, Ashoka Fellow Riccarda Zezza returned from her…

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Added by Ashoka on August 12, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Cathy Pieters: Empower a Woman and a Whole Community Will Thrive

By Cathy Pieters, Program Director Cocoa Life, Mondelez International

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Added by member on August 11, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Lara Sinha: Supporting SME Growth through Innovation and Partnership – A Review of the Landscape

By Lara Sinha, Knowledge and Learning Manager, Connect to Grow…

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Added by member on August 9, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments


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No More Missed Opportunities in the Fight Against Malnutrition



By Leith Greenslade, Founder and CEO, JustActions

Will we ever see the same level of…

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Added by Leith Greenslade on August 8, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Beyond HR: How Businesses Can Make the Community Better

A business will be a source of employment and many other things in the community where it's located. Every company will have a hectic schedule and serious demands associated with its operation. Community involvement is also an essential part of doing business.

Community Organizations

A business should…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on August 5, 2016 at 22:28 — No Comments


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Mark Cheng and Laura Kromminga: How the Mobile Phone is Enabling a New Social Enterprise Economy

By Mark Cheng  and Laura Kromminga, Hybrid Finance team, Ashoka

 

Do you remember that old mobile phone that you traded in years ago? Chances are, your phone may be helping power a new…

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Added by Ashoka on August 5, 2016 at 16:30 — No Comments

Marcela Manuben: Labour Rights in Vietnam - Progress and Challenges

By Marcela Manuben, Global VP for Social Impact in Unilever…

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Added by member on August 4, 2016 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

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