On 29th May 2013 at Kings Place, London, UK, a Business focused Millennium Development Goals Conference will be held to encourage increased communication between Government, UN organisations, NGOs and the private sector. The Partnering Initiative’s Darian Stibbe will be speaking on: ‘Driving Effective Collaboration for a Sustainable Future: The Role of Cross-Sector Partnerships in the post-2015 Agenda’. Follow […]
Join CDC Development Solutions on April 11-12 in Washington DC for their 4th Annual Conference on International Corporate Volunteerism, Responsible Leadership: The Future of Corporate Engagement in Global Development. The 4th Annual ICV Conference will feature discussions among representatives from Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and government agencies. Whether you have an existing International Corporate […]
The Girls’ Education Challenge will provide up to £15m of match funding to support strategic partnerships that have the potential to transform learning opportunities for girls in Africa and Asia and, in turn, advance both economic progress and development. The Girls’ Education Challenge aims to broker and support the most promising partnerships that bring global […]
Inclusive business (IB) projects, by definition, tend to sit in areas outside of companies’ traditional comfort zones. Whether providing incomes to disadvantaged people by including them in the company’s value chain, or developing new markets with pro-poor products or services, they are rarely business as usual, requiring a much stronger interaction with ‘society’ than traditional business.
For those of us who believe that capitalism is a force for good, these are challenging times. Governments and business find themselves on the receiving end of blame from the public for the Western world’s current financial predicaments. Neither appear to be on the side of the everyday citizen. Capitalism is in crisis. And it […]