Member's Blog – November 2016 Archive (15)

Quintin Lake: What Does “Good” Look Like for Companies Trying to Address Modern Slavery?

By Quintin Lake, Research Fellow, Hult International Business School

As the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights opens today in Geneva, Quintin Lake, Research Fellow at …

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Added by member on November 30, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Dana J. Hyde: A Conversation with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

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By Dana J. Hyde, Chief Executive Officer, MCC…

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Added by member on November 30, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Marat Yu: Addressing Social Norms to Stop Gender-Based Violence and Harassment in Factories and Farms

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By Marat Yu, Manager, HERproject, BSR

“The workload is…

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Added by member on November 29, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Dr Nadia Millington: Social Entrepreneurs Beware - Don't Ignore those Institutional Forces

By Dr Nadia Millington, Senior Lecture in Practice, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)…

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Shabnam Amini: Can Complex Development Be Explained on a Bar of Chocolate?

Image: Cocoa Life Ambassador Krystyna Kilmczak meeting with school students – and potential future cocoa farmers – at a cocoa reading club set up by CARE international as part of the…

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Added by member on November 24, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Eugene Amusin: Future Perspectives

By Eugene Amusin, Chair, Financial Inclusion Forum (FIF)

The Financial Inclusion Forum’s flagship event in 2016 was hosted during Financial Inclusion Week. The gathering, organised with the EBRD,…

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Annabel Short: 2016 - No More Business as Usual

By Annabel Short, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

One of the many factors in the election of Donald Trump as US President was a rejection of the status quo. In…

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Added by member on November 22, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

Lara Koritzke: How Can Businesses Know What Impact Their Sustainable Sourcing Decisions are Having?



By Lara Koritzke, Director of Development and Communications, ISEAL Alliance

Many businesses have publically committed to sustainable sourcing targets and regularly report on their progress…

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Added by member on November 14, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments

Laurie Lee: Businesses are More Sustainable than Projects

By Laurie Lee, Chief Executive, CARE International UK

 

In Britain, everyone has to pay their Council Tax, and that covers the cost of…

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Added by member on November 9, 2016 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Jessica Glickman: Investing in Malawi’s Power Sector

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By Jessica Glickman, MCC Program Officer, Department of Compact…

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Nick Aveling: 10.5 Million Opportunities – Leveraging Savings Groups with Business Training

By Nick Aveling, Editor, Hand in Hand International…

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Nancy Lee: How Africa Can Restore Robust Growth Through Trade and Aid

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By Nancy Lee, Deputy CEO at  Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

The narrative of "Africa Rising" has recently been…

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Added by member on November 3, 2016 at 9:00 — No Comments

Lucy Shepherd: Empowering Women Cocoa Farmers

By Lucy Shepherd, Care International…



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Ritu Kumar and Mark Eckstein: Making the Most of Sustainability Opportunities

By Ritu Kumar and Mark Eckstein, Joint Directors of Environmental and Social Responsibility, CDC Group

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Added by member on November 1, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

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