December 2013 Blog Posts (71)


BFP Team
Top 10 Discussions of 2013

 

In January 2013 we launched our new discussion forum, with regular live panel chats.  We also co-hosted Google Hangouts with Ashoka and webinars with the Business Call to Action and others.  Most recently, we were excited to host a Google Hangout with Paul Polak, one of the true…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on December 27, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments


BFP Team
Top 10 Blogs of 2013

 

The core strength of Business Fights Poverty is its vibrant community.  In other words, you.  

 

95% of our daily stories come from members.  The sheer volume of amazing content led us to completely redesign the site earlier this year (…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on December 27, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Mar Maestre: Unpaid Care Work - Should Business Care?

 

 

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Added by Mar Maestre on December 27, 2013 at 14:00 — No Comments

Women's Progress in Afghanistan Must be Irreversible

 

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Added by Ainsley Butler on December 26, 2013 at 19:00 — 4 Comments


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New moladi headquarters

We are delighted to announce that on 13 January 2014, moladi will be operating from their new headquarters based in Chelsea, Port Elizabeth. The relocation to a much larger and modern space is part of our long term expansion plans. …

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Added by moladi Formwork on December 24, 2013 at 5:52 — No Comments

Hitachi America Ltd. CSR Performance Benchmark.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Hitachi America Ltd and the 40companies in the Industrial Conglomeratesindustry.  Hitachi America’s overall rating currently is 61 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Industrial Conglomerates industry is steady at 52. Due to this score Hitachi America was able to move up one…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on December 24, 2013 at 4:45 — No Comments

Tackling Global Poverty locally

It is a few years since I last wrote anything here because I perceived there is a challenge that should have been set before speaking in terms of understanding on the subject of poverty that was to make a global difference through local business activities.

 

Now my business reflects the culture of Public Sector Procurement, contracts, business development and education so having explored the three immediate actions:

  1. developing ethical supply-chains - including…
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Added by Mark Trotter on December 23, 2013 at 14:50 — No Comments

Anila Gopal: Empowering Mothers to Save Child Lives

 

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Added by member on December 23, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

Dr Angus Spiers: Little Hands Make Light Work – Why Handwashing Matters

Photo: Lifebuoy-PSI’s ‘School of 5’ program in action – Credit: Jackie N. Presutti…

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Added by member on December 23, 2013 at 10:30 — No Comments

CSR Performance Benchmark for Ford Motor Company

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Ford and the 87 companies in the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry.  Ford’s overall rating currently is 58 after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Motor Vehicle Manufacturing industry is steady at 53.  Ford has maintained their 14thplace on the list, using the CSRHub…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on December 21, 2013 at 5:14 — No Comments

Kathryn Richards: Making Loans and Transforming Lives in Pakistan

Photo: Safiya and her husband, Khuda Photo Credit© CARE …

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Added by member on December 20, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Ajaz Ahmed Khan: Does Faith Matter?

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Added by member on December 20, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

CSR/Sustainability Performance for Goldcorp Inc.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Goldcorp Inc. and the 354companies in the Mining (except Oil and Gas) industry.  Goldcorp Inc.’s overall rating is currently 55, down one point, after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Mining industry has remained steady at 52 this past quarter.  This has allowed Goldcorp Inc. to…

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Added by Bahar Gidwani on December 20, 2013 at 9:21 — No Comments

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