Emerging Markets

Plight of the Unbanked Women in Emerging Markets is Focus of Visa

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While there are Chase, TD Bank and Citi branches on virtually every corner in Manhattan, attendees at a United Nations women’s empowerment conference today in New York are being reminded that 2.5 billion people are still unbanked.

The topic of financial inclusion is a theme at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s International Women’s Day Forum.  Several hundred corporate, non-profit and CSR professionals are attending the event.

Collaboration Between Endeavor and EY Yields Lessons on How Volunteering Drives Social Impact

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This is one of a series of articles inspired by the Commit!Forum panel, The Philanthropic Evolution: Shift From Management to Partnership, which took place October 9, 2014 in New York City.

Dow, Credit Suisse and Overseas Private Investment Corporation Discuss Powering Business in New Markets

The Public Private Partnership Forum – Will you be there? Tune in online Monday, April 7, 2 – 5 EST
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Bo Miller, Global Director of Corporate Citizenship at Dow and President of The Dow Chemical Company Foundation, and Paul Tregidgo, Vice Chair and Managing Director of Debt Capital Markets at Credit Suisse will seek to answer the question: How can industry and investment pave the way for market growth in emerging markets?

PYXERA Global Hosts the Public Private Partnership Forum

Executive leadership from Dow, IBM, Credit Suisse, EY, USAID, and others discuss shared value Moderated by FORTUNE Magazine’s Nina Easton
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WASHINGTON, March 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global proudly announces the Public Private Partnership Forum, a one-of-a-kind event that will actively engage the public, private, and social sectors in dialogue like never before.

Blog - USAID and INGOs: Traveling a New Path Together

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The landscape of international development, and the architecture of aid that has traditionally underpinned it, have shifted significantly over the last decade. In 2012, official development assistance (ODA) from members of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD comprised less than 10 percent of the international resource flows into developing countries.

VIDEO: Joint Impact - SAP Social Sabbatical Initiative

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The SAP Social Sabbatical is a one month assignment for top employees who work in international, cross functional teams to empower organizations in the education and entrepreneurship sector in emerging markets. Ekua Odoi from Germany came to Shanghai to work together with international colleagues for social fashion label 'NuoMi'.

Watch the video here >>

Yum! Brands Announces Opening of 40,000th Restaurant with KFC in Goa, India to Spotlight Emerging Market Leadership and Growth

By 2015, India to Have 1,000 Restaurants in More Than 100 Cities; Yum! and Franchise Partners Plan to Invest $10 Billion in Emerging Markets by 2020
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LOUISVILLE, KY, and GOA, INDIA, OCTOBER 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), the world’s leading restaurant company, announced the opening of its 40,000th restaurant, a flagship KFC store in Goa, India, to spotlight the Company’s emerging market leadership and growth. By 2015, India is expected to have $1 Billion in system sales, which includes company and franchise restaurants. By then, the restaurant company will have over 1,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell outlets in more than 100 cities. 

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