October 2015 Blog Posts (44)

Staycations : Latest trends in globe-trotting communities

Gone are the days of long drawn plans and premeditated itineraries. The hustle and bustle of our contemporary times hardly leaves us a breather to plan our next hour, let alone a far-fetched holiday. A serendipitous extended weekend or a rare indulgence of a paid leave are luxuries both infrequent and supremely valuable. So, being reckless about spending them is simply unacceptable. But what of the soaring travel freights costs and thinning booking slots at hotels? Well, with the current…


Added by Jhon Myke on October 30, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Three Fixes to Fashion's Sustainability Problem

Consumers across the globe care about whether their clothes are ethically produced, and they want to be able to make purchases that match their values. According to a recent …


Added by Ashoka on October 30, 2015 at 10:02 — No Comments

Could High Tech Fabrics Transform Fashion's Impact on Climate Change?

Re:newcell's 100% recycled T-shirt, formerly blue jeans. Image credit: Re:newcell

Your cotton T-shirt has about the same carbon footprint as driving a car for 5 miles. That…


Added by Ashoka on October 30, 2015 at 9:57 — No Comments

Workers’ Wellbeing Can Create a More Sustainable Apparel Industry — and Boost Profits

The Rana Plaza collapse was a tragic reminder of the consequences of the fashion industry’s “…


Added by Ashoka on October 30, 2015 at 9:54 — No Comments

Event-management: The foundation of well-organized events

There are a variety of events these days which are hosted by both individuals as well as different organizations. Now, these events may be to please a certain client or individual or to celebrate an occasion, this may even be for the promotion of a product or service or just to honour a particular individual.

Whatever the purpose of the event may…


Added by Jhon Myke on October 30, 2015 at 9:23 — No Comments

Not Your Mama’s Charity Telethon: How Livestream Fundraising Will Dominate the World of Giving

If you’re under 35, you may never have heard of the Jerry Lewis Telethon. But back in the day, it rocked my world. The telethon was…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 30, 2015 at 5:01 — No Comments

An introduction to iMPACT Booster

iMPACT Booster is a business accelerator that focusses on SME's with innovations for the Agri- & Foodsector.

Watch our video to learn more about iMPACT Booster.

Introduction to iMPACT Booster .

Added by Erik Vrenken on October 29, 2015 at 12:13 — No Comments

BFP Team
Jessica Graf: Helping Smallholder Farmers Achieve Higher Incomes to Grow and Thrive

By Jessica Graf, Hystra…


Added by Batia on October 29, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

#GivingTuesday Is The Best Gift You Can Give Your Company This Year

As Thanksgiving looms, company leaders across the world are building thanks to their communities through their year-end giving…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 29, 2015 at 5:45 — No Comments

Rhiannon Szmigielski: Jaguar Land Rover Invest in Smart Technology that will Improve Prospects for 300,000 School Children in Kenya

Image: A school girl walks past the New LifeStraw Water Purifiers installed at her school. Credit Jaguar Land Rover.…


Added by member on October 28, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

Corporate Pioneers Unite Around Climate Change

As the world awakens more every day to the urgent problem of climate change, some companies are stepping up in impressive ways to…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 28, 2015 at 5:14 — No Comments

The Rocket Fuel for Your Philanthropy is Technology

I’m often asked about the intersection of technology and…


Added by Ryan Scott on October 27, 2015 at 5:00 — No Comments

Rory More O’Ferrall: Partnerships for 21st Century Development in Africa

Photo: DDI…


Added by member on October 26, 2015 at 22:00 — No Comments

The Impact of the UK Modern Slavery Act on Business

Thomson Reuters is hosting an expert seminar/panel discussion on 16 November from 4.00pm-6.30pm in Canary Wharf looking at the impact and implications of the UK Modern Slavery Act on businesses and their supply chains.

Kevin Hyland, UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Dan Viederman, CEO of Verite, David Craig, Head of Finance and Risk at Thomson Reuters, Vanessa Havard-Williams, Head of Risk and Regulation at Linklaters and Paul Lister, Head of Legal at Associated British Foods will…


Added by Stefan Chojnicki on October 26, 2015 at 12:52 — No Comments

Pauline Williams and Simon Wright: Radical Partnerships to Give Newborns a Healthier Start

     Photo Credit: Colin Crowley/Save the Children…


Added by member on October 26, 2015 at 10:00 — No Comments

For Big Impact, You Need These Unlikely Business Allies

ByJoseph Agoada, global communication and social intrapreneurship specialist who has worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

In the business world, there are clear signs that large corporations and social impact organizations are…


Added by Ashoka on October 22, 2015 at 19:44 — No Comments

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