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September
Sep04

Iluméxico to bring solar energy to 300,000 in Mexico’s off-grid communities

Benito Juarez, 3 September, 2015 – Iluméxico, the Mexican social enterprise focused on solar power, has joined the Business Call ...

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Sep01

Featured Event: SEED Africa Symposium 2015

9-10 September Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya Contact info: Anais Mangin, anaisn.mangin@seed.uno Web: www.seed.uno/symposium   SEED is holding the SEED Africa Symposium in Nairobi on ...

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August
Aug26

Colombia’s Credifamilia to extend US$240 million in mortgage loans to low-income homebuyers

LEER EN ESPAÑOL>> Bogota, 26 August, 2015 – Colombia’s Credifamilia has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment ...

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July
Jul31

Enhancing resilience to climate change in Southeast Asia: Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group joins the Business Call to Action

[caption id="attachment_13118" align="alignleft" width="561"] A meeting with Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group in Thailand. Photograph: Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Group[/caption] Tokyo, July 31 ...

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Jul13

MUrgency – UN RESEAU GLOBAL DE REPONSE D’URGENCE (One Global Emergency Response Network): Emergency Response that Connects the World

New York, 13 July 2015 — MUrgency Inc., the San Francisco based tech company which has developed MUrgency - UN ...

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Jul10

Mexico based Contigo joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to improve women’s livelihoods

Mexico City, 10 July 2015 — Contigo, a major financial services provider in Mexico, joined the Business Call to Action ...

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Jul08

Sevamob joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to deliver healthcare in India through mobile technology

New York, 7 July 2015 – The social enterprise Sevamob is fundamentally transforming primary healthcare in India through mobile clinics ...

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June
Jun24

UPCOMING WEBINAR: What does it take for large companies to succeed in inclusive business?

Large companies are increasingly recognizing the value of developing new products and services for low-income consumers in underserved communities and ...

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Jun19

Featured Event: BASE III Forum in Mexico City, June 29-July 1

The Inter-American Development Bank is holding the BASE III Forum in Mexico City on June 29-July 1. The BASE Forum ...

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May
May28

Upcoming Event: Scaling Up! – Inclusive Business in East Africa

Scaling Up! – Inclusive Business in East Africa, an event co-hosted by the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and the ...

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May24

Featured Event: The role of Partnerships in achieving the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Making it Happen

BCtA is pleased to support the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)'s 2015 Annual Partnerships Forum “The role of Partnerships in ...

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May19

2015 Africa Prosperity Summit: Promoting Wealth and Wellbeing

The Business Call to Action is delighted to provide knowledge support for the Legatum Institute's 2015 Africa Prosperity Summit: Promoting ...

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May12

Access Afya joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to bring affordable healthcare to low-income Kenyans

Nairobi, 12 May 2015 – Some 15,000 residents of Nairobi’s slums will gain access to quality healthcare following a commitment ...

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May04

Lotus Foods Joins BCtA With Initiative on Cultivating Markets for Sustainably Produced Rice

Richmond, California, 4 May 2015 — Lotus Foods, a global innovator in the production and marketing of specialty rice, ...

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April
Apr30

Shubham Housing Development Finance: Building communities through access to home financing

Gurgaon India, 30 April 2015— Shubham Housing Development Finance Company has announced its commitment to the Business Call to Action ...

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Apr20

New Job Vacancy: Data Management Consultant in Istanbul!

Duties and Responsibilities The Data Management Consultant will deliver the following services to the BCtA Secretariat under the supervision of BCtA’s ...

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Apr14

We’re Hiring an Advocacy Guru in Istanbul!

Duties and Responsibilities As part of BCtA’s mission, a Strategic Communication, Advocacy and Marketing Consultant is required to provide strategic communications ...

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Apr04

Join us at the Global Sankalp Summit 2015!

The Business Call to Action has partnered with the Global Sankalp Summit to bring you access to the global event ...

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March
Mar11

Practitioner Hub and BCtA mini-series on Inclusive Agribusiness

Despite increasing demand for their agricultural produce, the income and growth opportunities for smallholder farmers continue to be limited. There ...

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February
Feb03

Upcoming Event: Accelerating Sustainable and Inclusive Business: What are the barriers to scaling inclusive business models and potential solutions to overcome them?

A growing number of companies are developing sustainable and inclusive business models that can offer positive developmental impacts—often partnering with ...

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January
Jan26

New Blog: Consumer Insights on Sanitation – Upping the Usage of Fresh Life Toilets

Originally posted by Kulsoom Ally on The Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business (original post here) At Sanergy, we provide hygienic, accessible ...

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Jan26

New Blog: Using mobile-enabled technologies for collecting data and managing client relationships

Originally posted by Kulsoom Ally on The Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business (original post here) Knowing your customers and communicating with ...

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Jan11

Upcoming Webinar: How do we replicate what works in Inclusive Business?

On 14 January 2015, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and Endeva Enterprise Solutions for Development, with community support from ...

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