October 2016 Blog Posts (41)

Ursula Wynhoven and Helen Van Hoeven: Poverty Footprint: A Unique Tool to Assess Business Impacts on Sustainable Development



By Ursula Wynhoven, Chief, Social Sustainability, Governance & Legal, UN Global Compact and Helen Van Hoeven, Deputy Director, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America

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Celebrate Pro Bono Week by Leveraging the Power of Pro Bono

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Added by Ryan Scott on October 27, 2016 at 5:30 — No Comments

4 Ways to Start a Corporate Charity

While it represents only a portion of all charitable giving, corporate philanthropy is still a key driver of non-profit programs across the globe. The findings of Giving USA 2014 Annual Report confirm that the total corporate giving in 2013 was $17.88 billion. Nowadays, firms and their workers…

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Collaborating Across Sectors to Further Global Health

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5 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement Through Volunteering

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Added by Ryan Scott on October 19, 2016 at 5:30 — No Comments

Let's Stop Trying to Make Our Employees Happy

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Added by Ryan Scott on October 18, 2016 at 7:30 — No Comments

Dr. Monique Eloit: Raising Awareness and Sharing Responsibility for Antimicrobial Resistance

By Dr. Monique Eloit, The World Organisation for Animal Heath (OIE)…

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Maria Semedo: Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance in Food and Agricultural Sectors

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Amina Adewusi: Employers are Getting Graduates Job-ready in Africa

By Amina Adewusi, Kerry Symeonidis and Sheetal Vyas, PwC International Development 

It is widely recognised that long-term economic growth can only be achieved through investment in a…

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Joanna Heywood: Supporting Cacao Producers in Latin America through High Impact Partnerships

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Factors You Can’t Ignore In Your Two Wheeler Policy Wordings

Before we buy an insurance plan, how many of us do actually read the policy wordings? Or do we even understand what all the jargons are about? Read here to find out.



As per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 insurance is mandatory for every vehicle running on the Indian roads. But how many of us do actually read all the clauses in the policy wordings before we purchase one? Our responsibility does not get over by just comparing the two wheeler insurance and finalizing on one. However,…

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Added by Jhon Myke on October 14, 2016 at 10:18 — No Comments

DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A GLOBAL WATER CONSERVATION CAMPAIGN CALLED “DROP THE BLOCK”

INTRODUCTION:

Roughly the same amount of water exists on Earth today as when it first formed on the planet. However, our demand for water has increased. According to some water resource specialists, world water usage has tripled since 1950. With the increase in demand for a finite resource, all countries face diverse water issues. How can we satisfy human needs while protecting the ecological integrity of natural systems? How can populations balance their responsibility for its…

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Added by Anthony Akpan on October 13, 2016 at 17:55 — 1 Comment

Harriet Lamb: Building peace is everybody’s business

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Karen Newman: Why business may contribute to Peace

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