Want to know more about a game-changing approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs that delivers a compelling formula for success?
No longer a “nice to have” element of employee programs, workplace giving matters now more than ever. Employee giving and volunteering are now essential components of companies’ employee engagement/Human Capital Management/Strategic CSR toolkits. At the same time, many larger companies are looking for ways to take…
Added by David Martel on April 30, 2011 at 3:16 — No Comments
As my spell as 'Member of the week' comes to and end (thanks for the honour/exposure) I thought I'd submit an 'exit blog post'.
This video clip explains the business model on which we are basing the ColaLife pilot. This is still subject to refinement but this is where we stand at the moment. I'd be very interested in any comments.
Jane and I are off to the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town on…Continue
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We now invite submissions for the Awards from companies based in Africa, including corporate headquarters or branch offices of international companies. Submissions for multiple awards are permitted.
Simply click on the categories you are interested in below for more details and to download the respective application form. This year’s entry categories are:Continue
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Over the past few months, the Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF) team have been working extremely hard and are now please to see the results of their labour; the launch of a global platform for sustainable fashion.
The SOURCE is a groundbreaking international platform for…Continue
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Over the past 11 years, some of the most elite corporate citizenship and CSR programs have been named winners and finalists for "The Citizens." Companies including Abbott, Best Buy, Cargill, Chevron, Deloitte, Navistar Diesel, PwC, Wegmans, have won the award over the years. Visit the website to learn more about the awards program and to apply!
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Webinar Topic: Best Practices in Creating and Sustaining Successful Business-Community Partnerships
Speakers: John-Anthony Meza, Corporate Voices for Working Families
Date: Thursday, 4/28, 2011
Time: 10AM-11AM PT / 1PM-2PM ET
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Huffington Post - Marc Van Ameringen, Executive Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
If you ever spend an afternoon watching the news on television, it's filled with experts predicting what security risks the global community might face next. And for…Continue
Added by Matt Freeman on April 27, 2011 at 15:11 — No Comments
Around 100 leaders from business, international organizations and governments will convene in Cape Town on 5 May to identify solutions that remove barriers to financing inclusive business models, with a particular focus on how to finance small and medium enterprises, small producers and rural distributors operating…Continue
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Blog written for Business Fights Poverty by Aneel Karnani, author of the new book, "Fighting Poverty Together: Rethinking Strategies for Business, Governments, and Civil Society to Reduce Poverty". Signed copy for the best blog comment!…Continue
BFP: What do you do?
SB: I am the Founder and a Director of ColaLife. ColaLife is working in developing countries to bring Coca-Cola, its bottlers and others together to open up…Continue
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Nestlé has published its latest Creating Shared Value (CSV) Report, which, this year, focuses on the company's contributions toward…
Added by David Martel on April 24, 2011 at 2:36 — No Comments
The Business Innovation Facility helps the development and uptake of inclusive business models by companies in developing countries. The term inclusive business refers to profitable core business activity that also expands opportunities for the poor and disadvantaged.
The Facility works in two…Continue
Added by Business Fights Poverty on April 21, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments
Shared Value, Shared Responsibility: A new approach to managing contracting chains in the oil and gas sector
by Emma Wilson (IIED) and Judy Kuszewski (independent)
One year on from the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) has released a report that explores how the growing risks associated with the oil and gas industry can be reduced with more effective management of the…Continue
Added by Emma Wilson on April 20, 2011 at 18:27 — No Comments
I’m a self-confessed value chain fundi. Tracking what happens up and down a company’s value chain, where and how poor people engage, can be massively revealing. So I welcome the new report, ‘Exploring the Links between International Business and Poverty Reduction; The Coca-Cola/SAB Miller value chain impacts in Zambia and El Salvador.’
It's not earth shattering, but that is precisely why…Continue
Added by Caroline Ashley on April 20, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
In itsannual report submitted to the Human Rights Council in accordance with Council resolution 13/4, the Special Rapporteur on the right to food, argues that agriculture should be fundamentally redirected towards modes of production that are highly productive, highly sustainable and socially just.
Drawing on an extensive review of…
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Social Enterprise Associates is a consulting firm offering business acumen, managerial experience, financing opportunities, and practical research to business and community efforts seeking social good. Our online library documents and publishes for free important trends and case studies to advance the industry. We are currently accepting submissions for future posting. Here are three examples of works we have recently published:
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