September 2010 Blog Posts (50)

Blog Action Day 2010: Water



 

Water is the focus of this year’s Blog Action Day – an annual event that unites the world's bloggers in posting about the same issue on a…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on September 28, 2010 at 20:30 — No Comments

GLOBAL FUNDRAISING DYNAMICS ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ITS GLOBAL OPERATIONS

PARIS/SEPTEMBER 28-Global Fundraising Dynamics announces the launch of its global business operations providing marketing and fund raising services to non profits and charities worldwide.



The company has headquarters in both The European Union at 91 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré 75008 Paris,France and The United States at 269 South Beverly Drive PMB 367 Beverly Hills CA 90212.



Global Fundraising Dynamics is a groundbreaking new global marketing company offering charities… Continue

Added by Jan Roberts on September 28, 2010 at 19:47 — No Comments

Please join us on October 10th to celebrate World Day of Interconnectedness

Members of Differencemakers Community and Leaders Cafe are honoured to present a 24 hour webathon as part of our contribution to celebrate the second World Day of Interconnectedness on 10th October.



Presenters, representing 8 countries are, Maria Carlton, Terry Power, Krishna Iyer, Richard Norris, Kwai Yu, Sara Knowles, Andrew Thorp, Luis Cochofel, Rob Brown, Sandy Foster, Lorna McDowell, Mike Parker, Richard Hames, Melissa… Continue

Added by Ian Berry on September 25, 2010 at 23:00 — No Comments


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Strong endorsement for business role in Development at Private Sector Forum on the Millennium Development Goals

 

On 22 September 2010, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and several of its member companies participated in the…

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Added by Filippo Veglio on September 24, 2010 at 5:00 — No Comments

Shout about it!!

Last Saturday I shouted and shouted and shouted some more! What about? Well MDGs (the Millennium Development Goals). This week that is what world leaders (or their deputy ministers in some cases) turned their attention to New York at the United Nations MDG… Continue

Added by Adizah Tejani on September 23, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Donor agencies publish joint statement on importance of business to development

 

In an historic move, 11 of the world's largest bilateral donor agencies have published a…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on September 23, 2010 at 9:00 — No Comments

Sunny Yi-Han: Call for Social Enterprise Profiles: Sharing Success Stories

Sunny Yi-Han, Analyst at Social Enterprise Associates



As a field of study, social enterprise is crossing the threshold from young to established; as a practice, it has been around even longer.… Continue

Added by Sunny Yi-Han Lin on September 23, 2010 at 4:00 — No Comments

Erik G. Hansen, Heiko Spitzeck: Stakeholder Governance: An Analysis of BITC Corporate Responsibility Index Data on Stakeholder Engagement and Governance

Some critics of Corporate Responsibility falsely claim that it represents surrendering the running of business to…

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Added by member on September 22, 2010 at 13:30 — No Comments

The untapped promise of G-20

Please see my article: "The untapped promise of G-20" at: http://epaper.timesofindia.com/Repository/ml.asp?Ref=RVRELzIwMTAvMDkvMjAjQXIwMTEwMQ%3D%3D

Added by Pradeep S Mehta on September 22, 2010 at 7:25 — No Comments


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WBCSD Joins Major Effort to Accelerate Progress on Millennium Development Goals

 

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) along with eight other prominent organizations today issued a…

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Added by Filippo Veglio on September 22, 2010 at 0:00 — No Comments

World Business and Development Award winners show that fighting poverty can also benefit business

 

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New York, 21 September 2010—Ten companies were recognized today at this year’s World Business and Development Awards (WBDA) for their efforts…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on September 21, 2010 at 21:30 — No Comments


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Inclusive Business In Africa Part 3- Measuring Impact

We are still at the Practitioners Workshop in Uganda and so far we have introduced ourselves and also highlighted some of the key challenges involved in running inclusive businesses as well as the kind of support that is required to overcome these challenges.



That is all very well but the biggest part of running an Inclusive Business and… Continue

Added by Ida Horner on September 21, 2010 at 18:11 — No Comments


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Inclusive Business in Africa Part4- Value Addition at Source

This is the last installment of the Practitioner's workshop in Uganda and so far we have introduced ourselves, looked at support required from others and measured the Impact of Inclusive business in Africa.… Continue

Added by Ida Horner on September 21, 2010 at 18:00 — No Comments


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Inclusive Business in Africa Part2- support from others

In the last post I talked about the Practitioner's workshop in Uganda as well as the questions I had to address as a panelist. Whilst the first question served as an introduction of what each individual panelists does and the lesson they have learned thus far, this post deals with systems, support and working with others.… Continue

Added by Ida Horner on September 21, 2010 at 18:00 — No Comments

A PET ColaLife AidPod anybody?

PET AidPod on roof



As happens from time to time, I've had a lot of trouble with my partner (in life and ColaLife) Jane lately: waking me up at all hours of the night to tell me new ideas that can't wait till… Continue

Added by Simon Berry on September 21, 2010 at 11:35 — No Comments

New jobs have been based globally on 20th September.Please view the jobs and apply directly

New jobs have been posted on Jobs Everywhere on 20th September 2010.The jobs are based in India,UK,Netherlands,Israel,Canada,Australia,South America.apart from this we have a segment Everywhere, this contains jobs based in almost all the countries from all the continents.



on 15th September, we had posted a large number of jobs based in USA,Oman, UAE,Qatar,China,Taiwan,Japan, Korea,Thailand,Vietnam, Africa, Europe, & Middle East,



In some cases the jobs are segmented as… Continue

Added by Shyamsunder Panchavati on September 21, 2010 at 4:31 — No Comments


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Commission for Africa 5 Years On: Still in Our Common Interest

In some ways it feels like just the other day. The Commission for Africa set forth an agenda for practical action that fuelled and was part of the burst of international energy around Africa in 2005 – that led world leaders to promise a doubling of aid and cancellation of debt relief for the world’s poorest countries. Campaigns like Make Poverty History brought a collective sense of urgency and purpose across the… Continue

Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on September 21, 2010 at 4:30 — 1 Comment

Accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals through Inclusive Business





Tomorrow, to coincide with the UN MDG Summit, a number of the world's leading business networks and initiatives are coming together to rally business energy and expertise around inclusive business models. These are business models that involve poor people as consumers, employees, suppliers or distributors, and offer a powerful and sustainable way to fight poverty.







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Added by Business Fights Poverty on September 20, 2010 at 23:00 — 1 Comment

DFID, MDG's and Young People

On Wednesday the 15th of September, I took the day off work to go and meet Nick Clegg (Deputy Prime Minister) and…

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Added by Adizah Tejani on September 20, 2010 at 9:30 — No Comments

Fair Coffee Showdown: Direct Trade vs. Fair Trade Coffee

My alarm has been cycling on and off over the past hour. Pressing “snooze” is becoming less reasonable with every 10 minutes that passes, and yet it is becoming no less appealing. Finally a thought floats into my head which keeps me awake long enough to start the long ascent out of bed: my first cup of coffee of the day.



I trudge down my hallway, careening back and forth – it seems the little guy in my head who runs the balance machine is still dreaming – the lucky devil. Finally,… Continue

Added by Chad Hamre on September 17, 2010 at 15:47 — No Comments

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