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Aug27

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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Aug26

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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Aug07

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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Aug05

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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July
Jul10

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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Jul07

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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June
Jun25

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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Jun25

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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Jun23

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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May
May09

Upcoming Event: Changing Lives Through Mobile – June 19th

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

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April
Apr15

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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Apr14

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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Apr07

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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Apr03

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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March
Mar12

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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Mar04

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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Mar03

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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February
Feb18

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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Feb10

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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January
Jan28

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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