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Creating an accessible care model for improving healthcare in India

Vaatsalya joins the Business Call to Action New York / Bangalore, 19 December 2014: Vaatsalya, one of the most innovative companies ...

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Kennemer Foods International (KFI) provides a valuable safety net to cocoa farmers

KFI joins the Business Call to Action with initiative in the Philippines New York/Manila, 17 December 2014 –Kennemer Foods International, Inc. ...

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Webinar Summary: How Do You Create a Transformative Business Model?

Missed the Webinar? Watch the webinar recording Download speaker presentations: - Erik Simanis, Head of Emerging and Frontier Markets Initiatives at Cornell University ...

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We are hiring! Outreach Coordination Consultant in Istanbul

Duties and Responsibilities As part of BCtA’s mission and under the supervision of the Programme Manager, the Outreach Coordination Consultant will ...

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Better Healthcare and Kenyan Innovation

How innovative private-sector approaches are reaching poor people New York/Nairobi 4 December 2014–Developing business models that lead to both commercial success ...

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Providing safe and affordable water through low-cost model

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] Spring Health community[/caption] Spring Health joins the Business Call to Action November 17, 2014 India – Leading India-based ...

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Combatting health risks and promoting better hand washing and hygiene

[caption id="attachment_12503" align="alignright" width="300"] Saraya in Uganda[/caption] New York / Tokyo, 11 November 2014-- Saraya Co. Ltd, a Japanese manufacturer of hygiene and sanitation products, joined ...

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Sanergy brings sanitation to the forefront

[caption id="attachment_12443" align="alignright" width="303"] Fresh Life Toilet[/caption] New York/Nairobi October 31, 2014 -- Social enterprise Sanergy has announced its plan to ...

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PHINMA Properties joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with commitment to greater housing access in the Philippines

October 20, 2014, Manila – PHINMA Property Holdings Corporation (PHINMA Properties), announced its commitment to extend housing opportunities to impoverished ...

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Farmerline joins the Business Call to Action with commitment to provide mobile communication services to rural farmers

[caption id="attachment_12294" align="alignright" width="245"] A local farmer listening to Farmerline message[/caption] October 15, 2014 Accra-- Leading Ghana-based technology provider Farmerline has ...

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Business Call to Action launches its flagship report ‘Breaking Through’, examining the remarkable progress of inclusive business.

24 September 2014, New York: The first flagship report of Business Call to Action (BCtA) reviewing 5 years, shows strong ...

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Inclusive Business takes a global stage

Large scale commitments that impact thousands show that inclusive business has continued to flourish with the growth of new enterprises ...

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Business Call to Action Fifth Annual Forum – September 24, 2014

Convene 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10178 (between 45th and 46th Streets) (map) This invitation-only event will bring together chief executives from prominent ...

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Featured Event: SOCAP14

SOCAP14 is the world's leading conference on impact investing and social enterprise. Held at San Francisco's Fort Mason Center from Sept. ...

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Making micronutrient Powder accessible in Kenya

Phillips Healthcare Services Limited (PHSL) joins the Business Call to Action [caption id="attachment_12145" align="alignright" width="288"] Phillips Healthcare and the team in ...

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Phillips Healthcare Services Ltd. (PHSL)

Phillips Healthcare Services Limited (PHSL) brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable healthcare solutions to improve nutritional outcomes in ...

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LIVE CHAT: BOP Markets: Learning From Successes and Failures

Serving base of the pyramid markets is not easy. Multinational companies, often headquartered in the west, cannot simply expect to ...

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Making the most out of manufacturing: Metalsa joins the Business Call to Action with a plan for training young engineers

[caption id="attachment_12086" align="alignnone" width="549"] Students from the Metalsa training program[/caption]   New York / Monterrey, 7 July 2014: Leading manufacturing company Metalsa ...

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Lighting rural communities and reducing greenhouse gas emission in Africa and Asia

Panasonic joins the Business Call to Action New York / Tokyo, 25 June 2014 -- Panasonic Corporation, one of the world’s ...

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UPCOMING WEBINAR: Innovation & Business Development Through Inclusive Business

July 15, 2014 | 9:00am Bogota | 10:00am NY | 15:00 London| 19:30 New Delhi Companies seek innovation opportunities, business development and ...

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NOTS Impact Enterprises joins the Business Call to Action with initiative to increase energy access in off-grid Africa

[caption id="attachment_12012" align="alignright" width="266"] Adam Retort ovenPhoto: Nots Impact Enterprises[/caption] New York / Kigali,  23 June 2014 – NOTS  Impact Enterprises, ...

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Upcoming Event: Changing Lives Through Mobile – June 19th

  Please visit to register. BCtA members and affiliates can register for free using code "Mobile619". For any questions, please ...

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DataWind rolls out an affordable bridge to education

Tech pioneer joins the Business Call to Action (BCtA) [caption id="attachment_11919" align="alignright" width="383"] Datawind user in rural India[/caption] New York/New Delhi, 15 April ...

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New Blog: Media for Social Impact Summit 2014

[caption id="attachment_11897" align="alignnone" width="527"] Media for Social Impact 2014 (Photo: Bindelglass Photography)[/caption] The Business Call to Action was delighted to have ...

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The Intrapreneur Lab Comes to NYC

By Milan Samani, Leadership Laboratories BCtA is partnering with Leadership Laboratories, Business Fights Poverty and Accenture Development Partnerships on the second ...

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Building the link to healthcare, Naya Jeevan joins the Business Call to Action

New York/ Karachi,  April 3, 2014 – Innovative social enterprise Naya Jeevan has announced it will join the Business Call to Action ...

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New Blog: Creating What’s Next for ICTs and Development

By Sara Enright, Business Call to Action In less than a decade’s time, the majority of the world’s poor now own ...

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Making a replicable model for excellence: H&M creates a new paradigm for skilled labor

H&M joins the Business Call to Action Stockholm and New York, 4 March 2014 — H&M has announced its commitment to ...

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Women’s Economic Empowerment: Inclusive Business is Leading The Way

By Karen Newman, Business Call to Action and Kara Valikai, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation As we reflect on this past year ...

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Turkish company pledges to support small-scale farmers in low-income communities

Taze&Kuru, Inc. joins the Business Call to Action New York/Ankara, 18 February, 2014 – Leading dried food producer Taze&Kuru Inc. will ...

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Building the link to home ownership, CEMEX joins the Business Call to Action

CEMEX  initiatives work to improve livelihoods and meet development goals  New York/Monterrey, Nuevo León,  February 10, 2014 -- Leading building materials company, ...

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Global Easy Water project joins the Business Call to Action providing low-cost irrigation systems for rural farmers

New York/New Delhi, 28 January 2014---Global Easy Water Products (GEWP), a leading social enterprise has joined the Business Call to ...

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