Event Calendar for 2015

Past Events: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

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 achieving the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Making it Happen.” This year’s discussions and program will focus on how partnerships can engage and support international sustainable development. As in year’s past, the goal is to create an interactive dialogue where participants discuss fresh ideas and new thinking on ways in which partnerships can support the implementation of a new development agenda. The event will bring together representatives from governments, the UN system, businesses, foundations, civil society, and academia, all of whom have a vested ...

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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 Wealth and Wellbeing taking place on May 20-21, 2015 in Tanzania. The event is supported by the Ford Foundation and will feature experts from academia, civil society, business and politics to discuss how to promote true prosperity. The Legatum Institute is an international think-tank and educational charity that aims to promote prosperity. The Prosperity Index is the Institute's signature publication, which ranks 142 countries in terms of wealth and well-being. Marcos Neto, Team Manager, Private Sector & Foundations Team, Bureau for Policy ...

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Global Sankalp Summit 2015

The Business Call to Action has partnered with the Global Sankalp Summit to bring you access to the global event for inclusive business the 9th & 10th of April at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Now in its 7th year the Global Sankalp Summit 2015 will be exploring innovation as a trigger for inclusion, bringing Government as an actor in equitable development working together with social business, capital and corporates. We are delighted to offer BCtA members a 15% discount. Simply use the code BCTA15 when you register today. Sankalp Forum is a platform for innovation, inspiration and enterprise-led development. This year, the Forum has expanded, ...

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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 the public sector, non-profit organisations, and foundations to leverage complementary capabilities and share up-front cost and risk. A new research report: “Growth for Good or Good for Growth?” by The Fletcher School at Tufts University and the Monitor Institute, supported by Citi Foundation explores what motivates companies to engage in sustainable and inclusive business, the challenges they face and potential solutions to driving scale. At the same time, the UNDP-hosted Business Call to Action and the UK’s Department for International Development have ...

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

14 January
11:00AM - 12:30PM


On 14 January 2015, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) and Endeva Enterprise Solutions for Development, with community support from the Business Fights Poverty, will host a webinar discussion addressing the question, How do we replicate what works in Inclusive Business? The webinar will discuss how inclusive businesses can replicate their business model, thus expanding their business, or share their knowledge with peers, who can follow a similar path. How can development partners, governments, investors, NGOs and other actors in the ecosystem actively support the replication of these models? Drawing on the findings shared in Endeva’s newly published study, Multiplying Impact: Supporting ...

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