Emerging Markets

Cisco Training Creates Job Opportunities for Saudi Arabian Women

by Leon Kaye
Article

Can a Cisco certificate boost gender equality in the Middle East? More women in Saudi Arabia are able to complete higher education, but they still have a difficult time finding gainful employment. Depending on the source cited, as much as 34 percent of Saudi women are unemployed, five times the unemployment of men in this nation of 28 million.

CDC Development Solutions Announces the Promotion of Harry Pastuszek to Vice President for Enterprise and Community Development

Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- CDC Development Solutions (CDS) announces the promotion of Harry Pastuszek to Vice President for Enterprise and Community Development. Joining the organization from Bechtel Corporation, as well as The World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation, Mr. Pastuszek’s combined experience in extractives, international finance, corporate citizenship, and the nonprofit sector makes him a true asset to CDS’ senior management team and the delivery of its services.  He joined CDS last year as Practice Leader for Local Content Development.   

Business & Women’s empowerment: A study of developing markets

Women mean Business
Article

Addressing the critical issue of gender equality is a key challenge for many parts of the world that remain poor and lack the same opportunities as their western counterparts.

In reducing barriers to achieve greater gender equality, there has been growing evidence of businesses attempting to bridge the gap between men and women.

Deloitte Launches “Business Trends 2013” Report To Help Global Leaders Energize Their Strategic Plans and Drive New Growth

Report summarizes eight emerging trends with the potential to significantly impact global business
Summary: 

Download Deloitte's "Business Trends 2013" report and videos that provide insightful perspectives at www.deloitte.com/us/bustrends2013.

Press Release

Download Deloitte's "Business Trends 2013" report and videos that provide insightful perspectives at www.deloitte.com/us/bustrends2013.

Five Questions about CSR Metrics

Blog

By Geoffrey Mazullo 

The interview “Five Questions about CSR Metrics” with Bahar Gidwani, Co-founder and CEO, CSRHub, New York, New York, United States of America, is part of a monthly interview series published by Geoffrey Mazullo, Principal, Emerging Markets ESG.  It was originally published on Emerging Markets ESG on Monday, February 4, 2013 and is republished here with the permission of Emerging Markets ESG.

The Biggest Missed Opportunity in Corporate Strategy? Sustainability

Summary: 

BSR's "Four Cs of integrated strategy" applies a sustainability lens to the traditional "Three Cs" of corporate strategy—customers, competitors, and corporation—by considering the impact of civil society and government.

Article

BSR's "Four Cs of integrated strategy" applies a sustainability lens to the traditional "Three Cs" of corporate strategy—customers, competitors, and corporation—by considering the impact of civil society and government.

New Report: Shared Value in Emerging Markets

Summary: 

FSG’s new report, “Shared Value and Emerging Markets,” illustrates, with over 30 detailed case studies, how companies can create a competitive advantage while also addressing societal needs in poor or vulnerable communities through shared value.

Press Release

FSG’s new report, “Shared Value and Emerging Markets,” illustrates, with over 30 detailed case studies, how companies can create a competitive advantage while also addressing societal needs in poor or vulnerable communities through shared value.

MBAs Without Borders: Experience In Emerging Markets Gives Graduates An Edge

Blog

"Without question, I'm far more likely to hire MBA graduates who have had management consulting experience in emerging markets over graduates who have not," said Amit Sinha, Head of Database and Technology Marketing at SAP.

As an employer who hires graduates from many MBA programs, Sinha himself took advantage of the International Business Development program when he was a graduate student himself several years ago at the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley.

Ernst & Young announces three-year sponsorship with Endeavor

Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) LONDON, 6 July 2011 – Ernst & Young is delighted to announce a landmark three-year sponsorship with Endeavor, a not-for-profit organization that works with high-impact entrepreneurs in emerging markets to improve and grow their businesses with the goal of transforming emerging economies and establishing entrepreneurship as a leading force for sustainable economic development. 

Virtual Venture Fair: Emerging Markets, June 29th 2011

Wednesday June 29th, 12pm PT / 3pm ET / 8pm UK
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Investors' Circle is hosting a Virtual Venture Fair on Emerging Markets on Wednesday June 29, 2011.

Hear from 6 companies who are addressing critical global issues. Open to all accredited investors.

Click here to find out more.

Press Release

Investors' Circle is hosting a Virtual Venture Fair on Emerging Markets on Wednesday June 29, 2011.

Hear from 6 companies who are addressing critical global issues. Open to all accredited investors.

Click here to find out more.

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