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1 October 2011

[PDF] CSR in conflict and post-conflict environments: from risk management to value creation

Author: Maria Prandi and Josep M. Lozano (eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau & ESADE: Institute for Social Innovation

[T]here are significant experiences of companies that are participating in peace-building in numerous...

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21 September 2007

[PDF] Hybrid Value Chains: Social Innovations and Development of the Small Farmer Irrigation Market in Mexico

Author: Valeria Budinich, Kimberly Manno-Reott, Stephanie Schmidt - Ashoka

Businesses, particularly those whose products and services address basic human needs...can enter low-income markets more effectively and with deeper social impact through partnerships with innovative citizen sector organizations...Well over 1 million...

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5 May 2007

Citizen sector organizations led by Ashoka Fellows are harnessing the power of business to solve social problems

Author: Valeria Budinich, Olivier Kayser, Policy Innovations [USA]

Rodrigo Alvarez owns three hectares of lemon trees in Guerrero, Mexico, barely enough to keep his family alive...A loan of 75,000 Pesos ($6,800)—the market price for an effective irrigation system—would allow Rodrigo to triple his revenues...he could...

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5 September 2006
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Author: José Roshardt, Gerente de Amanco en El Salvador, Prensa Gráfica

...estos son solo tres ejemplos de algunas de las formas creativas que están tomando auge en El Salvador y en América Latina, gracias a un fenómeno cada vez más actual: la Responsabilidad Social Empresarial (RSE)...En nuestra empresa, por ejemplo,...

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19 July 2006
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Author: ComunicaRSE

En el 2005 Amanco México [parte de Grupo Nueva], junto con Ashoka, una [ONG]...desarrolló un proyecto piloto para asesorar y proveer de un sistema de riego más eficiente a 620 agricultores de escasos recursos [en México]....En diciembre del 2005 el BID...

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1 July 2006
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Author: ComunicaRSE

El Grupo Amanco [parte de Grupo Nueva] informó en su Reporte de Sostenibilidad que a través de su gestión eco eficiente ahorró U$S 1.99 millones durante los años 2004 y 2005 mediante el mejoramiento y control de procesos de sobrepeso, consumo de agua,...

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1 July 2006

Working together with low-income peasant communities

Author: ComunicaRSE

[Original article in Spanish. Title translation, and following summary of the article's key points, provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.] In 2005, Amanco México [part of Grupo Nueva], together with Ashoka, developed a pioneering...

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1 October 2005

Andrew Kuper on Innovative Business Strategies that Trigger Social Change

Author: Interview with Andrew Kuper, Managing Director of Ashoka's Global Academy for Social Entrepreneurship, in Compact Quarterly [magazine of UN Global Compact]

...[Instead] of talking about human rights in vague terms, let’s ask the precise question: “who must do what for whom?”...[If] you are a company operating in a society where the state is weak, you may be obliged – to be both moral and sustainable as a...

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14 March 2005
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Author: Infocivica

Un bajo nivel de respuesta alcanzó el relevamiento realizado por Poder Ciudadano sobre 188 de las 244 empresas que habían firmado el Pacto Global promovido por las Naciones Unidas...de las 244 empresas que firmaron el Pacto Global, 188 recibieron el...

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1 June 2004

Instituto Ethos report: "Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals"

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