Worldwide, 249 companies working in 73 countries, from social enterprises to multinationals, have responded to the Business Call to Action by making commitments to improve the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in developing countries through access to markets, financial services, affordable healthcare, water and sanitation, education and other key services. These companies are market leaders with profitable and scalable models that reach the poor and contribute to global development efforts.
are new members with membership under a year old, or those who have reported progress in the past year
are those who have not reported on progress for the past two years or more
are those who have achieved their commitments within the timeframe of their BCtA membership
Helping Women in Mexico to Build Better Lives
Sustainable Harvests Strengthening Communities in Colombia
Increasing access to mortgage financing for lower-income customers in Colombia
Boosting farmers’ income while strengthening climate resilience in Colombia
Expanding access to financial services for rural micro-entrepreneurs in Colombia
Georgian microfinance lender brings innovative financial services to rural areas
Bringing decent work opportunities to the local communities of fragile and conflict-affected countries and supporting economic growth, advancing gender equality, and promoting peace.
Expanding Energy Access through Solar Lamps
Making book publishing accessible, economical and transparent for authors in Pakistan through an inclusive supply chain and digital marketplace
Poviding quality IT outsourcing solutions that bring about transformational impact, with the aim of creating digital skills and employment opportunities for low-income youth in Kenya
A Brighter Future for Human Trafficking Survivors
Using technology to fight poverty and empower universal education
Providing employees with access to affordable household necessities and support
Colombia’s first certified organic drinks brand aims to fight rural poverty by working directly with low-income farmers as suppliers and producers
Bringing digital sign language interpretation services to the deaf community in Asia through mobile technology.
Sourcing Raw Materials Locally
Fast-tracking mobile and solar solutions in Papua New Guinea
Tackling youth unemployment in Kenya with work-study training
Boosting Access to Health Care
Providing essential goods and nutritious food at affordable prices to low-income urban populations in Bangladesh through a unique retail chain.