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Business Call to Action (BCtA)

Business Call to Action is a global joint advocacy platform that works to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by challenging and supporting companies to develop inclusive business models that offer the potential for both commercial success and development impact. It is hosted by the United Nations Development Programme and funded by Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UK Department for International Development (DFID). To date, 230 companies from around the world have signed on to commit to contribute to the SDGs, from large multinational companies to national and small- and medium-enterprises in 70 countries.

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    11-25-16

    Creating Big Impacts with Small Farmers

    Ecology Farming Corporation (Ecofarm) has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) by pledging to transf...

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    11-07-16

    An Enlightened Energy Solution for Rural Africa

    Solar energy provider Mobisol has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 800,000 people and 50,000 small businesses in Kenya with reliable access to solar energy by 2020. In the process, the Berli...

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    05-24-16

    Asahi Kasei: Investing in Inclusive Growth

    Asahi Kasei, one of Japan’s leading manufactures of fiber products and chemicals, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA), committing to enhance the skills and productivity of 5,240 employees in the cupro fiber industry, and develop the capacity of 700 young people – especially women – to l...

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    02-29-16

    Participate in the Global Platform on Inclusive Business Survey

    The G20 Global Platform on Inclusive Business (GPIB) invites you to participate in the GPIB Inclusive Business Survey. The survey is open to any company that is implementing an inclusive business approach. The survey is designed to take 10 minutes and can be taken either online or on a...

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    02-08-16

    Increasing Food Security Through Improved Seed Quality in Bangladesh

    Lal Teer Seed Limited, a Bangladesh-based research company involved in the development and production of high-quality seeds, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to increase the quality and quantity of seeds produced for domestic use. The company is committed to providi...

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    02-03-16

    Access to Clean Water and Job Creation for Disadvantaged Youth in Bangladesh

    Watersprint, the Sweden-based environmental technology company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 50,000 people in Bangladesh with access to safe and clean drinking water by 2020. To support this effort, the company will provide training and employment to ...

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    01-11-16

    Weather and Agronomic Data Improves Decision-making for Millions of Smallholder Farmers

     aWhere™, an American provider of agricultural intelligence data for farmers, commercial growers and policymakers, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a plan to expand access to its daily weather and agronomic information service to millions of ...

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    12-30-15

    Improving Lives and Livelihoods with Better Healthcare Management in Chile

    The Chilean company AccuHealth, a pioneer in virtual clinical hospitals, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a patient-centric tele-monitoring service designed to improve the health and livelihoods of chronically ill patients with value-added medical care at an affordable cost. BCt...

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    12-22-15

    Using SMS Texts to Provide Weather Forecasts for Small Farmers in West Africa

    Ignitia, a high-tech social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to deliver reliable, targeted, low-cost tropical weather forecasts via text messages to 1.2 million small-scale farmers in West Africa by the end of 2017. BCtA is a global initiative that encou...

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    11-20-15

    Improving Eye Care and Transforming Lives in Mexico

    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 reach in Latin America by 2020. BCtA is a global ini...

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