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
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Using agricultural waste to generate electricity and reduce carbon emissions in Uganda
Lighting rural communities in Africa and Asia with solar lanterns
Integrating low-income farming communities of Bangladesh into the agricultural value chain
Driving increased income for 15,000 Kenyan farmers through direct market linkages with local, national and international markets.
Producing Nutritional Products Locally
Improving Pharmaceutical Supply Chains using Mobile Phones
Providing access to affordable and safe drinking water for the urban poor in Pakistan.
Helping patients to better manage their health conditions through technology in India and Nigeria
Quality-assured pharmacies improving healthcare for people with low incomes in Kenya
Distributing micro-nutrients to children to improve health outcomes in Kenya
Providing affordable housing in the Philippines
Pınar supporting dairy farmers in Turkey to increase productivity, incomes and milk quality
Employing low-income locals to sell affordable, sustainable household products, changing the everyday lives of disadvantaged urban and rural communities.
Enabling Access to Quality Care in Peru
Building a Business Ecosystem on the Strength of Farmers
Creating digital solutions to improve water access and empower local communities through impact investing in water filtration systems.
Streamlining the farm-to-buyer process to improve the livelihoods of Ecuadors corn farmers
Serving Brazilian preschoolers with stimulating educational training