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DFID Puts Growth Back At The Heart Of Development

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Added by Business Action for Africa on April 2, 2008 at 23:00 — No Comments

Growth, The Private Sector And The Path To Ending Poverty

Douglas Alexander, Secretary of State for International Development, set a fresh, bold direction for the UK’s aid agency, the Department for International Development, on Monday. In…

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Added by Business Fights Poverty on April 2, 2008 at 1:30 — No Comments

Blog from the 2008 Skoll World Forum for Social Entrepreneurship

Greetings from the 2008 Skoll World Forum for Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Oxford's Said Business School! This was a fantastic event with great speakers: Al Gore, Jimmy Carter, Paul Farmer, Paul Collier, and Lord Anthony Giddens just to name a few.



There is a series of terrific blogs of all the sessions at the site below. Feel free to start a discussion here on any of the topics… Continue

Added by Mike Quinn on March 28, 2008 at 15:07 — No Comments

Solving the changing African climate - Catch 22?

Yes, this whole week I was stuck in conferences telling me the world is going to burn in the next 50 to 100 years. And the rising oceans will act as a temporary cool-down - but then we will drown as they rise a bit too much. Bye-bye Manhattan. Bye-bye Cape Town. Bye-bye London. Depressing. Not really. As you all know I am a natural optimist. I know that we will find a solution. We’ll just first go through all the other bad options before we do the right thing. But I am still stuck on what we… Continue

Added by Henk Campher on March 5, 2008 at 17:30 — 1 Comment

Shared Goals through Sport

 

Feb 08 - The business motivation behind, and characteristics of, effective private sector engagement in sport for development are delved into in this report.

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Added by member on February 10, 2008 at 13:30 — No Comments

Business and philanthropy: The blurring of boundaries

Recent years have witnessed a dramatic increase in the philanthropic resources made available for global development, particularly from private sector sources who encourage the increased application of business thinking and models to philanthropic objectives. This blurring of boundaries is leading to the…

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Added by member on February 6, 2008 at 9:00 — No Comments

Malcolm F Arnold: Non-Financial Performance Metrics For Corporate Responsibility Reporting Revisited

This is the first “Working Paper” from the Doughty Centre. It has been written by Dr Malcolm Arnold from Cranfield. Malcolm has not…

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Added by member on January 22, 2008 at 22:00 — No Comments

Partnering to Strengthen Public Governance

 

Jan 08 - The report offers CEOs and Boards of Directors guidance on the development of an effective engagement strategy on relevant public governance…

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Added by member on January 10, 2008 at 14:00 — No Comments

David Grayson and Tom Dodd: Small is Sustainable (And Beautiful!) – Encouraging European Smaller Enterprises To Be Sustainable

By David Grayson and Tom Dodd

This paper takes stock of the some of the significant progress made…

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Added by member on July 23, 2007 at 8:30 — No Comments

Chris Marsden and David Grayson: The Business of Business is...? Unpicking the Corporate Responsibility Debate

By Chris Marsden, OBE and David Grayson, CBE



Companies must be part of any lasting solution to…

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Added by member on July 22, 2007 at 15:30 — No Comments

David Grayson CBE and Tom Dodd: Small is Sustainable (and Beautiful) Encouraging European Smaller Enterprises To Be Sustainable



By David Grayson and Tom Dodd



This paper takes stock of the some of the significant progress made…

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Added by member on July 22, 2007 at 10:30 — No Comments

Business and Youth in the Arab World

 

May 07 - This sourcebook profiles 18 examples of business and partnership initiatives addressing youth development within the Arab world.…

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Added by member on May 10, 2007 at 14:00 — No Comments

A Recipe for Success: how food companies can profit from consumer health

 

Feb 07 - This report makes recommendations as to how companies should address consumer health and obesity issues.

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Added by member on February 13, 2007 at 15:00 — No Comments

Regional employee engagement approaches to meet regional challenges: Africa (ENGAGE edition 2007)

 

Feb 07 - This edition aims to demonstrate how employee community engagement can be used as an effective tool for meeting corporate, NGO and international government goals.…

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Added by member on February 10, 2007 at 14:30 — No Comments

CSR and beyond: Business and the development cycle

The impacts of globalization have produced strategic shifts in the landscapes facing both business and civil society. Both have come to play an increasing role in development and continue to adjust to changing roles and…

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Added by member on January 6, 2007 at 9:00 — No Comments

The Role of Business in Society: An Agenda for Action

 

Oct 06 - The report explores why the role of business in society is on the agenda of the Chief Executives and Boards of leading international companies.…

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Added by member on October 13, 2006 at 8:00 — No Comments

Business as a Partner in Strengthening Public Health Systems in Developing Countries

 

Sep 06 - This publication is part of a series and makes recommendations for ways that companies can get directly engaged in specific initiatives on-the-ground.

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Added by member on September 13, 2006 at 10:00 — No Comments

Development, Peace and Human Rights in Colombia: A Business Agenda

 

Jul 06 - The report draws together the latest thinking from overseas combined with examples of pioneering efforts in Colombia, to show how companies can work in partnership with other…

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Added by member on July 13, 2006 at 8:00 — No Comments

The public–private alliance model for development

Building partnerships takes time and requires dedicated people and resources. But ultimately there is no better way to tackle development problems. The World Bank now has a superb opportunity to use its convening power to explore with other…

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Added by member on June 6, 2006 at 8:30 — No Comments

Business and the Millennium Development Goals

The private sector is now a vital partner in creating economic and social development. Business cannot operate in a cocoon from the problems that impact society as a whole. While sharing the burden of those problems, the private…

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Added by member on April 6, 2006 at 8:00 — No Comments

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