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An Ambitious Vision for a Sustainable Future of Work: Randstad Joins WBCSD

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GENEVA, April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Randstad has today become the first HR services provider to join almost 200 other forward-thinking companies at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). 

This Woman Is Building Products to Encourage Tunisians to Use Public Spaces

Entrepreneurial training helps expand business and create new jobs.
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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

This Woman Uses All-Natural, Local Ingredients to Make Soap and Cosmetics in Tunisia

With the help of the HP LIFE program Amina was able to launch her own business at age 29.
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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

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This article was developed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and published here with the approval of UNIDO.

World Trade Organization Says eBay Champions Small Businesses

The recognition highlights eBay’s work to promote economic development in underserved areas.
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by Hanne Melin and Fabian Stächelin, eBay EMEA

What if we tried to facilitate international selling for entrepreneurs in underserved areas on our platform? What impact could we have on these communities? What new and unique inventory could we source? And what would it take?

Giving Small Businesses the World--While Keeping Jobs Close to Home

by Chris Librie, Head of Global Impact and Giving, eBay
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"It means more jobs. People can live where they work. People can enjoy their community–and also make money–while being part of a global community and economy that’s never been possible before." That’s how Grace Kontur, founder of Kontur Wood Works, describes the impact of complementing the brick-and-mortar businesses she owns with her father and brother with selling on eBay.

GRI Embarks Upon New Phase of Partnership With Swedish Government

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The new joint program, which includes a partnership with the Danish Institute for Human Rights, will stimulate responsible business to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.​

Impact Measurement Impacting Lives: How Female Coffee Farmers in Kenya Are Improving Yields and Incomes With Data

by Vava Angwenyi, Founder & Chief Coffaholic Vava Coffee; Co-founder & Director Gente Del Futuro
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I write this reeling from the recent surge in market visibility for women coffee farmers in Kenya’s Rift Valley. These women have been working tirelessly to improve coffee quality, increase volumes to record highs and diversify their revenue streams to include freshly-roasted packaged coffee.

Schneider Electric WHITEPAPER | Nothing Will Change for the 1.06 Billion People Living Without Access to Energy if Adequate Local Skills Are Not Developed

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What’s TVET? In short, the Technical and Vocational Education Training provides skills to vulnerable population enabling them to take career opportunities and providing essential services to their communities. It has a bridging role to play in the rising of energy demand and unemployment.

However, this type of training faces several challenges that prevent it from reaching its full potential: a lack of quality during trainings, a lack of resources, a lack of equal access to training and an inadequacy within local markets. Thus, actions must be taken to help its development.

Sustainable Investing Challenge Expands Its Global Footprint

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This year’s 8th annual Sustainable Investing Challenge has attracted the most geographically dispersed slate of finalists yet, with an equally diverse offering of investment proposals.

Investing for Good: Embracing the Long Journey

by Martina Hund-Mejean, Chief Financial Officer, Mastercard
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BCtA is proud to feature this blog by member company Mastercard.

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BCtA is proud to feature this blog by member company Mastercard.

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