Worldwide, 243 companies working in 70 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
Developing Africa’s untapped garment production sector for women
Increasing the incomes of Vietnam’s small farmers through environmentally sustainable agriculture
Empowering a New Generation of Farmers
Through Gap Inc.’s P.A.C.E. program, by the end of 2022: improve the lives of one million women and adolescent girls through Gap Inc.’s supply chain, and other manufacturing and community settings.
Sustainable Healthcare Solutions
Democratizing health care access in emerging markets
Better Health, Stronger Communities
Delivering clean biomass cook stoves to low-income people in Vietnam
Implementing certified training programs to improve factory worker incomes in Bangladesh
Expanding affordable housing solutions and basic services to the BoP households in rural Mexico
Extending medical products and services to low-income Filipinos
Making use of green technology for safe drinking water in East Africa
Increasing farmer incomes in Kenya through honey production
Reaching the last mile with solar energy products in the Philippines
Empowering Working Families to Build Better Lives
Using SMS texts to provide weather forecasts for small farmers in West Africa
Promoting sustainable cotton farming in India and Pakistan
Creating an ecosystem transformation for health services in India’s rural communities, driven by disruptive technology and trained frontline health workers.
Expanding solar energy solutions in off-grid rural communities in Mexico
Empowering Savings and Credit Cooperatives and Unions with digital information management systems to provide financial services to unbanked communities