October 2013 Blog Posts (71)

Why Saving is Not a Luxury

Photo: Hand in Hand.  Philomena Nduku Mutuku, shop owner and business woman, Matuu, Kenya

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Added by Pauline Ngari on October 31, 2013 at 10:30 — 2 Comments

Good Corporate Citizens in Action

Honest 3 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…

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Added by Ryan Scott on October 31, 2013 at 5:06 — No Comments

Ian Randall: Aviva’s Carbon Offsetting Projects Improve 200,000 Lives

 

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Added by member on October 29, 2013 at 23:30 — No Comments

Dr. Helene Gayle: Going About the Business of Creating Social Change

 

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Added by member on October 29, 2013 at 9:00 — No Comments

Maggie De Pree: Pitch Lessons from a Cubicle Warrior

 

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Added by member on October 28, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Meet Mary Mwanyika-Sando: Maternal and Child Health Coordinator, Management and Development for Health (MDH)

 

BFP: What do you do?



MMS: I work as a Maternal and Child…

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Added by team on October 28, 2013 at 13:30 — No Comments

Caroline Ashley: Why Share? Are You Curious or Sceptical About Exchanging Knowledge on Inclusive Business?

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?

  1. Time and pace:  Inclusive business is still relatively new, so it’s a particularly…
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Added by member on October 28, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" - Empowering communities through enterprise and education

"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…

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Added by Richard David Kyle on October 28, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Letter to a CEO: Why Your Volunteer and Giving Program Is Languishing

 

CEO listening Dear CEO:

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…

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Added by Ryan Scott on October 25, 2013 at 11:53 — No Comments


Challenger
Danielle Batist: Getting to the Bottom of...Toilet Innovation

Photo: Sanergy toilet in a Kenyan slum

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Added by Ashoka on October 25, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Danielle Batist: Breaking The Cycle of Paying for Water

 

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Added by Ashoka UK on October 25, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME - Pillars of Growth

"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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Added by Richard David Kyle on October 25, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Market and Social Impact Research: Benefits of a Dual Approach

 

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Added by Chhavi Sharma on October 23, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments

The Sustainability Drought: Failures and Potential Solutions in Water and Sanitation

 

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Added by Dr. Ben Taylor on October 23, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" - The socio-economic impacts of infrastructural investments by multinational corporations

"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…

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Added by Richard David Kyle on October 23, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Market vs Impact Research: Does our goal to scale up compromise the social mission?

 Photo: SolarAid

 

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Added by Steve Andrews on October 22, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments


Challenger
Sustainable living through ‘Barefoot’ solutions

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…

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Added by Ashoka on October 22, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

"IT'S AFRICA'S TIME" - Environment and Sustainability Considerations for Multinational Corporations in South Africa

In Episode 7, “IT’S AFRICA’S TIME” travels around South Africa to feature…

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Added by Richard David Kyle on October 22, 2013 at 7:00 — No Comments

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