Photo: Hand in Hand. Philomena Nduku Mutuku, shop owner and business woman, Matuu, Kenya
I love seeing companies get creative with giving back. As a matter of fact, I make it a point to talk to as many CSR leaders as I can to learn how they’re embracing the full potential of their employees to create profound impact in their communities. The stories are always so inspiring, and I usually discover new ways that businesses are prioritizing…Continue
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BFP: What do you do?
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By Caroline Ashley
Puzzled, curious or sceptical; people ask me why do BIF and IAP invest in generating and exchanging knowledge not just supporting businesses on the ground. What does it achieve? The first question is easy to answer, the second harder.
Why share news and findings from the inclusive businesses that we support?
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"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" travel around South Africa to learn about the empowerment of women and enterprise development initiatives of two international industry leaders – Featuring Adcock Ingram and Proctor & Gamble.
We visit Midrand in South Africa’s Gauteng province to meet with Meshack Matswi, beneficiary of Adcock Ingram’s notable…Continue
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Your heart is in the right place, it really is.
You know that corporate volunteering and giving are essential programs to have in place at your company if you want to create a positive culture and brand, keep your employees engaged, and recruit top talent - especially Millennials. And…Continue
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"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" feature examples of investments in sustainable socio-economic growth in South Africa and Nigeria, two of the continent’s largest economies; and interview representatives from UNDP, NEPAD and the African Development Bank..
On 18 July, Nelson Mandela International Day, “IT’S AFRICA’S TIME” visited Mvezo, Mandela’s birthplace in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province, where Siemens is investing in education and the construction of the Mandela School of…
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"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" starts in Liberia, where AECOM is focused on the country's education infrastructure and is working together with Government, the World Bank and NGO Plan International to build 67 schools by…Continue
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Capitalizing on the untapped labor market could transform business and the lives of 200 million individuals. In India, Barefoot College is leading the way.
The world of work is not looking pretty. 197 million people already live without a job and the International Labor Organization (ILO) has warned that that number will only grow in coming years. A…Continue
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In Episode 7, “IT’S AFRICA’S TIME” travels around South Africa to feature…Continue
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