November 2015 Blog Posts (39)

A Handy Guide for Suppliers of Medical Devices’ Regulations

In order for a medical device to be supplied in South Africa, it must comply with the standards of the “Essential Principles”. Following are the six general Essential Principles that apply to all medical devices.

  1. Use of the device must not compromise health and safety
  2. Design and construction of the device must conform to safety principles
  3. The medical device should suit the intended…
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Added by Thomas Harry on November 26, 2015 at 13:40 — No Comments

Gerry Boyle: How Banks in Emerging Economies Can Grow Profitably by Being Inclusive

By Gerry Boyle, Care International UK…

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Added by member on November 24, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments


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CSO-business partnerships - bringing mozzarella to the masses?

The Italian milk connection

The Africa Milk Project (AMP), which partners the Italian civil society organisation CEFA with the largest Italian…

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Added by Karim Karaki on November 23, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

Spotlight: Meet Peik Stenlund, Co-Founder and CEO, Pamoja Cleantech

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Added by member on November 20, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

Tamara Christensen: Unlocking Social Impact with the Power of Creativity

Q&A with Tamara Christensen, Design Thinking Expert

By Sala Patterson and Pauline Zalkin

 

The Social Innovation Summit convenes leading thinkers and…

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Added by member on November 19, 2015 at 20:00 — No Comments

Shoprite Zambia to stock Kit Yamoyo nationwide from Dec-15

This is probably the biggest single event to happen since we started our journey to improve access to diarrhoea treatment through public/private partnership. Please read on...

Shoprite and Kit Yamoyo

From December 2015, Shoprite stores across the whole of Zambia will stock the Kit Yamoyo anti-diarrhoea kit. This is the biggest event in Zambia's history with regard to providing access to ORS and Zinc for the home treatment of…

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Added by Simon Berry on November 19, 2015 at 17:56 — No Comments


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EDIE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR CLIMATECARE CLEAN COOKING PROGRAMME AT SUSTAINABILITY LEADERS FORUM

Back in 2012 the leading sustainability publishing brand edie joined forces with ClimateCare to offset carbon emissions associated with travel to its key events.

Today, at its flagship Sustainability Leaders Forum, edie renewed its commitment to offset emissions from delegate and speaker travel through Climate+Care projects – designed to protect the environment and improve lives.

This year, edie will support…

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Added by Rhiannon Szmigielski on November 19, 2015 at 15:43 — No Comments

Steve Metcalfe: Creating Businesses from Nothing

By Steve Metcalfe, Head of Communications and Campaigns, Youth Business International (YBI)



"Entrepreneurship is key to tackling youth unemployment", said H.E. Joyce…

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Added by Steve Metcalfe on November 19, 2015 at 14:30 — No Comments

Jon Shepard: In Praise of Low Bono – Why Cheap is Sometimes Better than Free

By Jon Shepard, Enterprise Growth Services, Ernst & Young LLP

I work for EY, running Enterprise Growth Services (EGS) - a programme which sends our consultants, both local and…

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Added by member on November 19, 2015 at 7:43 — No Comments

Which City is Making Charity a Hometown Game?

Fire_practice_in_the_comumunity.jpg There’s nothing like a game to fire up friendly competition in the name of charity.…

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Added by Ryan Scott on November 19, 2015 at 4:40 — No Comments

Exclusive content and opportunity for unique human to human connection

Choosing what to read, view, and listen to today can feel overwhelming. LinkedIn is now reportedly the largest publishing house on the planet. Then there’s Twitter, YouTube, millions of blogs, and a myriad of other options. I am sure that you, like me, have become very selective.

With the above in mind I’ve decided to reduce the number of my broad offerings here and elsewhere…

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Added by Ian Berry on November 19, 2015 at 1:47 — No Comments

Nitin Paranjpe: Addressing the Sanitation Crisis One Toilet at a Time

By Nitin Paranjpe, President of Homecare, Unilever

 

It’s hard to imagine what life would be like without a clean and safe toilet, but this is the reality for 1 in 3 people globally. World…

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Added by member on November 18, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

Cherie Blair and Anne Finucane: Celebrating the Power of Mentoring on Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

By Cherie Blair CBE, QC, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women and Anne Finucane, Vice Chairman, Bank of America…

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Added by member on November 18, 2015 at 12:00 — No Comments

A peek into the world of Business Loans

An ingenious business idea is rare, but when one surfaces, you have to be prepared. Enter business loans: an effective solution to all your business expansion woes.

Is your business attempting to transition from a start-up to an SME? Making the shift requires strategic planning, but also needs a substantial amount of investment to get the ball rolling.

Taking a business loan will allow you to materialize your idea and take it forward. However, there are quite a few types of…

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Added by Jhon Myke on November 18, 2015 at 10:23 — No Comments


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Can Local Changemakers Hit Global Targets?

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Added by Ashoka on November 17, 2015 at 17:00 — No Comments

Chhavi Ghuliani: A Conversation with Lynn Eisenhart of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Photo: BSR HERfinance

By Chhavi Ghuliani, Associate Director, Partnership Development and Research, BSR…

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Added by member on November 17, 2015 at 7:30 — No Comments

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