September 2015 Blog Posts (49)

John Fallon: Business is ready to play its part to achieve the SDGs

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Added by member on September 30, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

David Kennedy: Moving beyond aid to eradicate extreme poverty

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Amina J. Mohammed: A global action plan for people, for planet, for prosperity, for peace and for partnering together

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Is ‘Civic Consumption’ Our Best Hope For Climate Action?

There is no simple fix for climate change. There’s the issue of coal-powered increases in Earth’s average temperature, melting ice sheets and rising sea levels, the acidification of oceans and mass extinctions, as well as health hazards:…

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Added by Ashoka on September 29, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Mario Ottiglio: A Seat at the Table – Business in the Sustainable Development Agenda

By Mario Ottiglio, Director of Public Affairs, Communications &…
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Added by member on September 28, 2015 at 13:00 — No Comments

Top 3 Areas for Investment in Mumbai

Mumbai is a sprawling city on the west coast of India. Mumbai, the financial and the entertainment capital of India houses more than 20 million people. Thousands of people dream to visit this city to build up their career. One of the vibrant cities of the nation, it offers some of the enchanting tourist attractions. Every year thousands of people flock to this city.

With so many people residing here, the real estate sector demands a lot. Finding a flat to dwell in Mumbai costs a lot.…

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Added by Jhon Myke on September 26, 2015 at 11:43 — No Comments

Gib Bulloch: Ready for a reset? SDGs demand fundamental shift in business-NGO relations

By Gib Bulloch, Founder and former Executive Director, Accenture Development Partnerships

The great and the good…

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How two female entrepreneurs are making retail a vessel for change in rural India

Life-improving products like water filters and solar chargers for mobile phones are being stocked alongside soft drinks and soaps in hundreds of rural villages in southern India.…

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Added by Ashoka on September 25, 2015 at 16:00 — No Comments


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For 8 years, The co-operative bank’s ‘Beyond Carbon Neutral’ status has helped it improve lives around the world.

In a week where the UN called all businesses to step up to the mark and go Climate Neutral Now, we are delighted to see our partners at The co-operative bank announcing that their operations remain Beyond Carbon Neutral for the eighth consecutive year.…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on September 25, 2015 at 15:08 — No Comments

Yasmina Zaidman: Collaborative Action to Accelerate Growth with Impact

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Joseph Agoada: 2015's Most Valuable Organization: A Changemaker Company

By Joseph Agoada, Ashoka Changemakers

In 2014, I argued that the …

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Added by Ashoka on September 25, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments


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Business not yet clear on SDG action

Beyoncé is on board. The Pope has endorsed them. For all the excitement around the SDGs, it’s easy to forget that business is going to have to step up and deliver. But how many companies are aware of what they can do to deliver the global goals? Our research indicates that whilst awareness is high, few companies know what they can actually do to take action.

During August 2015, Corporate Citizenship undertook a large survey of practitioners working in corporate responsibility and…

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Added by Richard Hardyment on September 25, 2015 at 6:00 — No Comments


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Charlie Hough: Partnerships are Essential to Address Access to Healthcare

Novartis recruits and trains locals in remote villages to inform communities about health, disease prevention, and treatment. (Photo:…

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Added by Meghan Ennes on September 24, 2015 at 23:00 — No Comments


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Meghan Ennes: The Unexpected Market Potential in the SDGs

By Meghan Ennes, Community Coordinator, Shared Value Initiative



Recently, UN member states adopted…

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Added by Meghan Ennes on September 24, 2015 at 23:00 — No Comments


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Good health is a prerequisite for sustainable development

BD's Gary Cohen on why his company makes health a business priority. (Photo: Shared Value Leadership Summit…

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Added by Meghan Ennes on September 24, 2015 at 23:00 — No Comments


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Jon Pender: How GSK Is Already Tackling the SDGs

A community health worker checks for symptoms of malaria in a young girl in Ghana. (Photo: GSK)…

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Added by Meghan Ennes on September 24, 2015 at 23:00 — No Comments

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