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
A Caring Approach to Business
Empowering women in the Philippines by teaching new skills and providing fair wages
Empowering women coffee farmers in Colombia through inclusive business
Empowering Peruvian artisanal fishing communities to earn a fair and sustainable income
Bringing low-income consumers and merchants together to provide an easier way to pay for essential services in South East Asia
Reviving the small-scale farming industry by promoting organic and sustainable farming and connecting local farmers to consumer markets
Employing farmers in the production of dehydrated fruit products in Turkey
Working with conflict affected women producers in India to provide sustainable livelihoods, and to create a fair fashion industry.
Providing training and micro-credit to bottom of the pyramid women entrepreneurs in a socially responsible and financially sustainable manner.
Sustainable cashew farming and community development fuel growth in Benin
Creating an Information Society for All
Bringing mobile application development trainings and digital job opportunities to women from disadvantaged regions in Turkey and supporting women's entrepreneurship in mobile sector
Bringing affordable hygiene products to low-income women and children
Unilever Bangladesh is improving the health, hygiene and livelihoods of millions of Bangladeshis through child-focused mass education campaigns alongside the sale of their products
Bringing banking to low income communities in northern Nigeria
Bringing affordable high-quality medicines to sub-Saharan Africa
Integrating Thailand’s indigenous farming families into the agricultural value chain
Increasing availability and access to credit facilities for smallholder coffee farmers in Kenya within supply chain
Access to clean water and job creation for disadvantaged youth in Bangladesh