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
Providing home loans to the under-served rural consumer in India
Expanding access to financial services in underserved communities worldwide
Bringing access to appropriate medical treatment for neonatal patients across several countries in Africa, targeting the poorest and most remote hospitals in rural areas
Empowering young adults from at-risk, impoverished backgrounds to become self-reliant, productive members of the society through education and employment.
Providing affordable mobile-based life and health insurance globally
Connecting Kenyans with clean, affordable solar energy
Developing a women-focused inclusive value chain in Bhutan
Developing the capacity of handicraft producers in low-income countries
Providing access to clean and effective energy equipment for low income people in energy insecurity in Burkina Faso
Nahua provides small-scale producers with fair trade pricing and access to regenerative farming practices and education to boost their productivity and improve their livelihoods.
Direct Trade Levels the Playing Field for Vulnerable Colombians
Bringing clean, reliable and affordable energy to Pakistan’s off-grid communities
Building Capacity to Process Cocoa in Cameroon
Diversifying shea butter markets and increasing capacity of smallholder women producers in rural Ghana
Creating Access to Affordable Energy Solutions
Achieving Nutritional Autonomy for All
Integrating small scale farmers into international value chain for fresh avocado, edible and cosmetic grade oils
Empowering local entrepreneurs to provide payments and digital financial services to Nigerians
Using agricultural waste to generate electricity and reduce carbon emissions in Uganda
Lighting rural communities in Africa and Asia with solar lanterns