December 2014 Blog Posts (47)

Small meets big: How partnering with large corporations can scale impact of sustainable entrepreneurs

Authors: Helen Marquard, Executive Director SEED & Anais Mangin, Project Manager SEED

Are locally-driven social and environmental enterprises too small to have an impact? We at SEED don’t think so, and Organic Africa demonstrates that. In 2007, when everyone was leaving Zimbabwe due to political and economic turmoil, Dominikus Collenberg started to train smallholders in the organic production of herbs, spices and oils. By 2009 the enterprise had…

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Added by Anais Mangin on December 29, 2014 at 9:04 — No Comments

Helen Marquard and Anais Mangin: Small Meets Big: How Partnering with Large Corporations Can Scale Impact of Sustainable Entrepreneurs

A woman using a solar energy charger, supplied by Kumudzi Kuwale, 2014 SEED Africa Award Winner…

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Added by Anais Mangin on December 29, 2014 at 9:00 — No Comments


BFP Team
Top 10 Discussions of 2014

Our discussion forum has been lively again this year, with 21 discussions held over 2014.  Thank you to all the panellists who made the time to join our panels, and to all of you who participated!

As we approach the New Year, we have taken a look back across the…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on December 27, 2014 at 21:30 — No Comments


BFP Team
Top 10 Blogs of 2014

It's been another incredibly active year on Business Fights Poverty with over 600 stories featured on our homepage.

We are proud of the fact that 95% of our content is produced by members.  By sharing your insights, you are helping inspire and inform a global movement of…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on December 27, 2014 at 18:00 — No Comments

Lendwithcare: A Unique Way of Investing in Small Family Businesses

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Added by member on December 23, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

Jo Broughton: Giving The Gift Of Opportunity This Christmas

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Added by member on December 23, 2014 at 20:00 — No Comments

Allan Pamba: Global Health - 3 Good News Stories From 2014

Photo: GSK

By Dr Allan Pamba, VP, East Africa Cluster & African Government Affairs, GSK

When the calendar…

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Added by member on December 22, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

What Bitcoin Can Learn From Mobile Money's Journey

By Sarah Martin, CEO Boone Martin

Originally posted on Coindesk,…

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Added by Sarah Martin on December 20, 2014 at 17:54 — No Comments

Galen Welsch: Social Enterprise & Cross-generational Collaboration

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Added by Galen Welsch on December 19, 2014 at 19:30 — No Comments

Santa Lives in Corporate America: Hasbro’s Global Day of Joy

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Added by Ryan Scott on December 19, 2014 at 5:39 — No Comments

UNIDO Development Initiative Gains Momentum in ACP Nations Manager's Choice Charles ArthurCommunications officer (Editor) at UNIDO BRUSSELS, Dec 17 2014 (IPS) - The inclusive and sustainable industr…

UNIDO Development Initiative Gains Momentum in ACP Nations Manager's Choice

Charles ArthurCommunications officer (Editor) at UNIDO…

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Added by Sidney Clouston on December 19, 2014 at 0:31 — No Comments

Carol McCauley: A Collaborative Approach to Ending HIV/AIDS

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Added by member on December 17, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Forging A New Path For Mining – The Development Partner Framework

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Added by member on December 17, 2014 at 11:30 — No Comments

How CSR Improves a Troubled Reputation

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Added by Ryan Scott on December 17, 2014 at 4:55 — No Comments

GLOBAL VALUE revealed the top known tools for measuring business impacts

Plethora of tools and methods exist that business can use to measure their impacts on global sustainable development. Which ones are the most well-known?

Over 140 experts have been stocktaking tools and methods that already exist for businesses to measure their impacts on issues such as the environment, society, human rights, transparency on the GLOBAL VALUE Expert Crowd platform. This resulted in a unique and the most extensive database of tools, methods and approaches for measuring…

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Added by Adele Wiman on December 12, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

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