August 2017 Blog Posts (18)


BFP Team
Rethinking Collaboration: Collaboration in Action

On July 10 and 11, over 300 people came together for our annual flagship event, Business Fights Poverty Oxford 2017 at Saïd Business School, University of…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on August 28, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

Local community driven initiatives-2 - Building Warehouse, Cold Storage etc by united effort of local people: can change the food production scenario

In every year there are huge production of crops and vegetables in many countries. Developed countries utilize all of their production, but it is difficult for the developing and underdeveloped countries. Poor economy, lack of proper planning, corruptions, waste of…

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Added by Suman Chowdhury (Mony) on August 25, 2017 at 9:31 — No Comments

Miranda Barham: Financial Education for Girls: Breaking Cycles of Poverty

Image: Plan International

By Miranda Barham, WAM Steering Committee…



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Added by member on August 24, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Frauke Joosten Veglio: Ending AIDS is Everyone’s Business

By Frauke Joosten Veglio, Advisor, Public-private Partnerships, UNAIDS

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Added by Frauke Joosten Veglio on August 23, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

5 Ways to Spread the Word of Your Company's Charity Fundraiser

Fundraisers are a fantastic way to help your favorite charity. As fun as they can be, however, fundraisers are also a lot of work. If the fundraiser isn't successful, it can leave you and your company with a downtrodden morale. There are ways to prevent this from…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 23, 2017 at 20:34 — No Comments

Fiona Jarden: Empowering Women in the Economy: Major Event for Business Leaders and Global Experts, London 6 Sept 2017

By Fiona Jarden, Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Financial Inclusion, CARE International UK…



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Added by member on August 21, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments


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Kathryn Taetzsch: Investing in Frontier Markets of Fragile Contexts: A New Way of Working with SMEs to Tackle the Refugee Crisis



By Kathryn Taetzsch, Senior Relief Coordinator & Private Sector Engagement Lead, Global Humanitarian Operations, World Vision International…

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Added by Kathryn Taetzsch on August 15, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments


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Communities as catalysts for girls' education

The photography exhibition launched as part of the 2015 European Week of Action for girls was powerful in depicting how girls living in poverty are less likely to have access to good quality education, more likely to be out of school than boys, and often have to walk for several kilometres each…

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Added by Anh-Dai Lu on August 10, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Enabling Youth Entrepreneurship in West Africa: An Interview with Isaac Aggrey



An Interview with Isaac Aggrey, CEO, African Social Entrepreneurs Network…

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Added by member on August 9, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

5 Important Ways to Market Your Nonprofit Organization

There are currently over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S., and somewhere between 45,000 and 65,000 new nonprofits are formed each year. While nonprofits do not seem to fail at the same rate as for-profit small businesses, the first few years in the…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 8, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments


BFP Team
Rethinking Collaboration: Research Perspectives

On July 10 and 11, over 300 people came together for our annual flagship event, Business Fights Poverty Oxford 2017 at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.  The headline sponsor for the…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on August 7, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

Rachel Wilshaw: Making ‘People Are Our Greatest Asset’ Ring True in Company Workforces

Photo: Lisa Scharinger, Oxfam

By Rachel Wilshaw, Ethical Trade Manager, Oxfam GB…

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Added by member on August 7, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Sahba Sobhani, Markus Dietrich, Grace Santos, Jun Perez and Jay-R Cordova: Scaling Inclusive Business Models at the Nexus of Poverty and Environment

By Sahba Sobhani, UNDP Private Sector Programme Advisor, and Markus Dietrich, Asian Social Enterprise Incubator Director, with Grace Santos, Jun Perez, Jay-R Cordova, Asian Social Enterprise Incubator…

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Added by member on August 4, 2017 at 18:30 — 1 Comment

Business and Poverty: 4 Ways Entrepreneurs and Leaders Can Assist the Destitute

Entrepreneurs and business leaders are often in a place of privilege in society. It is possible for an entrepreneur or business leader to use that privilege to help others. From earning an education to advance such volunteer work to directly hiring people who are destitute, there are many ways to…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on August 1, 2017 at 20:26 — No Comments

Bidding for Philanthropy: 5 Tips for Hosting a Charity Auction

Hosting a charity auction can be one of the most rewarding things you do. It is a fun experience that will help benefit people or causes that need help. It can be a complex process to put together a charity…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 1, 2017 at 18:22 — No Comments

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