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Pioneering Barclays and UNICEF Global Youth Employment Programme Leaves Impressive Ongoing Legacy, Says Independent Evaluation Report

Posted: Nov 30, 2015 – 11:09 AM EST

LONDON, Nov. 30 /CSRwire/ - Building Young Futures, a partnership programme between UNICEF UK and Barclays, has reached more than 90,000 young people across six countries. Over three years, the programme has helped to create 11,000 new businesses and has delivered sustainable long...

Accelerating Pathways Research Finds Cities Can Do More to Enable Youth Economic Progress

Posted: Nov 25, 2015 – 01:23 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 /CSRwire/ - A new Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research initiative, commissioned by the Citi Foundation, reveals that youth while optimistic and entrepreneurial struggle to find employment, access to technology, pay equity and support networks that can help them thrive...

Improving Eye Care and Transforming Lives in Mexico

Posted: Nov 20, 2015 – 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - salauno, a provider of low-cost, high-quality ophthalmic care to Mexicos mid- and low-income populations, has joined the Business Call to Action with a plan to increase the number of patients it treats each year and expand its...

Biking to Improve Livelihoods in Mozambique

Posted: Nov 18, 2015 – 07:37 AM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /CSRwire/ - Mozambikes, an award-winning Mozambique-based social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to improve the lives and livelihoods of 50,000 of the countrys poorest people through the sale of affordable branded bicycles...

World Diabetes Day: Health Partnerships to Improve Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetes in Low-and Middle-Income Countries

Posted: Nov 13, 2015 – 03:00 AM EST

GENEVA, Nov. 13 /CSRwire/ - According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 387 million people living with diabetes today (1 in every 8 people), and an expected increase of 205 million additional cases by 2035 if appropriate action is not taken. An...

ICIC and Staples Honor Baltimore Solar Energy Firm for Business Growth

Posted: Oct 20, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and FORTUNE announced that Baltimore based Bithenergy, a renewable energy firm, topped the 2015 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in the U.S. Bithenergy was...

Climate Smart-Technologies Improving Livelihoods of Kenyan Smallholders

Posted: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Birds Eye Chilies for export, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide climate-smart technologies, training and market linkages to 8,000 smallholder farmers...

Global Pharmaceutical Associations Welcome MEDICRIME Convention, Landmark Tool to Curb Global Medicines Counterfeiting

Posted: Sep 30, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

• The global innovative and generic/biosimilar pharmaceutical industries welcome the entry into force of the Medicrime Convention and encourage countries worldwide to sign and ratify it. • The Medicrime Convention will ensure international cooperation between the competent health, police and customs authorities and...

Giving Rural Women a Chance of Entrepreneurial Success

Posted: Sep 29, 2015 – 03:21 PM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 29 /CSRwire/ - Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and retailer Bata Shoe Organization, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to train and employ 5,000 low-income rural women...

ReGrow West Africa Partnership, Which Targets Post Ebola Economic Recovery, A Featured CGI Commitment

Posted: Sep 28, 2015 – 01:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Sep. 28 /CSRwire/ - Yesterday, at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, Stephen DEsposito, President and CEO of RESOLVE, joined Chelsea Clinton and other leaders on stage, during the Plenary Session titled Investing in Prevention and Resilient Health...

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