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

Published: 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

Published: 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...

Improving Eye Care and Transforming Lives in Mexico

Published: Nov 20, 2015 – 12:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /CSRwire/ - salauno, a provider of low-cost, high-quality ophthalmic care to Mexico's 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

Published: 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 country's 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: Oct 13, 2015 – 09:14 AM EST

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /CSRwire/ - Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Bird's 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...

Partners in Food Solutions Announces New Corporate Partner, Expanded Impact in Africa

Published: Oct 02, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Oct. 02 /CSRwire/ - An international public-private partnership is expanding its efforts to strengthen Africa's food system. The Hershey Company is joining Partners in Food Solutions, a Minnesota nonprofit, as its newest corporate partner. This move will expand Partners in Food...

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

Published: 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

Published: 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...

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