Business Fights Poverty's Blog (2)

Fighting climate change and poverty in Africa

As Nick Stern , who led the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, argued recently, “There are two big challenges for this century, and they are world poverty and climate change. We have to take these two together – we succeed or fail on them together”. Climate change is expected to hit the poorest hardest.

There are two primary connections here for business in… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on November 11, 2009 at 20:30 — No Comments

Proposal for a 'Good for Development' company mark: consultation exercise

The Overseas Development Institute has proposed a new "Good for Development" Mark that recognises companies that are delivering development gains through their core business: creating jobs, bringing investment capital, training workers, using local suppliers and fostering small and medium enterprises.

ODI is interested in getting your views on the idea.

To find out more about the Good for Development Mark and to… Continue

Added by Business Fights Poverty on August 12, 2009 at 11:00 — No Comments

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