Business expertise tapped for smarter disaster aid

Author: Megan Rowling, AlertNet, Published on: 26 January 2012

From shipping supplies into disaster zones to setting up emergency telecoms networks and sending aid payments via phones, businesses are increasingly donating cash and expertise to help people hit by humanitarian crises...Some aid workers are troubled by the ethics of companies donating more goods and services in emergencies. [refers to Agility, Skype (part of Microsoft), IKEA, Visa, United Bank]

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Related companies: Agility IKEA Microsoft Skype (part of Microsoft) Visa Inc.