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Press Releases - 2015

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Biking to improve livelihoods in Mozambique

New York, 16 November 2015 – Mozambikes, an award-winning Mozambique-based social enterprise, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) ...

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Eco-friendly bio-toilets improving health and dignity for India’s poor people

New York, 20 October 2014 – Banka BioLoo, an Indian social enterprise that provides solutions for human waste treatment, has ...

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Climate smart-technologies improving livelihoods of Kenyan smallholder farmers in Kenya

New York, 7 September 2015 – Equator Kenya Ltd, a food-processing company that produces African Bird’s Eye Chilies for export, ...

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Giving rural women a chance of entrepreneurial success

New York, 30 September 2015 – Bata Bangladesh, the local company of the family-owned global footwear and accessories manufacturer and ...

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Novo Nordisk joins Business Call to Action with diabetes awareness campaign in Kenya

New York, 23 September 2015— The Business Call to Action (BCtA) is pleased to announce that Novo Nordisk, a global ...

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ONergy to deliver clean, reliable energy to 1 million people in India’s poorest region

Kolkata, India, 17 September 2015 – Social enterprise ONergy has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA), a global initiative supported ...

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Shiseido’s new health and beauty regime to improve the lives and livelihoods of rural Bangladesh women

Tokyo, 15 September, 2015 – Japanese cosmetics giant Shiseido has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with an initiative ...

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Dutch company Basic Water Needs will provide 540,000 Malawians with safe, clean water by 2018

Amsterdam, 3 September 2015 – Basic Water Needs, a Dutch manufacturer and marketer of household water treatment and safe storage ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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