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BCtA Series WEBINAR 3 | Women’s Empowerment: Measuring Inclusive Business Impact

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What Can Business Do for Women and What Can Women Do for Business:

A Perspective from and for the Base of the Pyramid to Enhance Economic Opportunities for Women and Accelerate the Realization of the SDGs.

Tuesday 13th February 2018, 4:00-5:00 pm Istanbul time (GMT+3)

Beth Jenkins: New Resources to Speed Employees Up the Intrapreneurial Learning Curve

by Beth Jenkins, Challenge Director, Business Fights Poverty
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At any given time, in any given company, there can be hundreds of employees with ideas for profitable new products, services, and business models that also create value for society. These would-be “intrapreneurs” come from all different backgrounds and roles, and many have never started a new venture before. The learning curve can be steep.

Business Fights Poverty Announces Appointment of Global Engagement and Partnerships Director

Euan Wilmshurst named Global Engagement and Partnerships Director
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LONDON, September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Business Fights Poverty, the leading global collaboration platform for international businesses seeking to harness and scale their social impact today announced the appointment of Euan Wilmshurst as Director, Global Engagement and Partnerships.

Rise of the B Corps, and the Revolution they Represent

Business as a Force for Good
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By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder, Business Fights Poverty and Co-Founder, Inspiris

There is a tangible excitement in the air this week as the international community gathers in New York to usher in the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the ambitious new vision for ending poverty and protecting our planet. 

Creating Business Value and Development Impact in The WASH Sector

Business Fights Poverty and the Water and Sanitation Urban Partnersip Launch New Discussion Paper
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By Neil Jeffery, CEO, Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor

This leadership perspective is part of a series on the theme of creating business value and development impact in the WASH sector. The series and accompanying discussion paper are co-produced by Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor and Business Fights Poverty.

New Report Looks at Building Blocks for Sustainable Sugar Production at Scale

Harvard Kennedy School's CSR Initiative and Business Fights Poverty publish new report on sustainable sugar
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By Beth Jenkins and Piya Baptista, Business Fights Poverty and the CSR Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School

There are many examples of companies taking action to grow their businesses in ways that expand economic opportunity, enhance access to “social” services like healthcare, energy, education, water and sanitation, and nutrition, and conserve shared natural resources.

The key question is how to move these examples from the cutting edge to the mainstream.

New Report Looks at Empowering Small Retailers in Value Chains

Business Fights Poverty and Harvard Kennedy School's CSR Initiative Launch New Report on SABMiller's 4e Camino al Progreso Program - a partnership with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank and FUNDES
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By Beth Jenkins, Insights Director, Business Fights Poverty

Evolving to Inclusive Finance

By Bob Annibale, Global Director, Citi Inclusive Finance
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Transformative impact requires a range of financial services and products. It comes from a holistic approach, and that’s our strategy at Citi.

Diana Pallais Appointed Business Fights Poverty Ambassador for Business and the Sustainable Development Goals

Business Fights Poverty Launches Business and Post-2015 Programme
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Meet Diana Pallais, newly-appointed Business Fights Poverty Ambassador for Business and the SDGs.

Diana has most recently been the Managing Director and Interim VP, International Development at the global health NGO, PATH, overseeing the organisations global network of country-based programmes.

Nigeria - From Growth to Opportunity

How can business tap into the opportunities that Nigeria presents, while also maximising its contribution to long-term economic growth and broad-based socio-economic impact?
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By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founding Director, Business Action for Africa, and Helen Mant, Vice-President, Initiative for Global Development

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