Business & The Rio Decade: The Business Connection in Sustainable Livelihoods

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13 September 2001

A Battle Against Sleeping Sickness: Best Practice / Aventis Pharma

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Aventis Pharma, the pharmaceutical arm of Aventis, has teamed up with the World Health Organization in an attempt to conquer a disease that is ravaging some of the poorest, remotest populations in sub-Saharan Africa.

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13 September 2001

Business & The Rio Decade: The Business Connection in Sustainable Livelihoods

Author: sponsored section of International Herald Tribune [joint initiative of the International Herald Tribune and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development]

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13 September 2001

Digital Opportunities Are Key to Development: Information and Technology / Closing the Gap

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

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13 September 2001

In Brazil, Hope Begins With Children: Best Practice / ABB [global technology company]

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

ABB’s many social action programs - ranging from education to sanitation and the environment - have expanded by more than 300 percent in the past three years. One example is Criança Futuro-Esperança (Children with a Future Full of Hope), a program that supplements the regular school classes of 96 children from slum areas.

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13 September 2001

Microcredit Fund Helps Break the Cycle of Poverty: Best Practice / Deutsche Bank

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

In 1997, Deutsche Bank set up its Microcredit Development Fund as a way of providing professional banking experience to microcredit institutions seeking loans from commercial banks.

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13 September 2001

New Project Studies Business and Poverty

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Building on its previous work on corporate social responsibility and sustainability through the market, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development has launched a new project entitled Sustainable Livelihoods: The Business Connection

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13 September 2001

Programs Tackle Economic Effects of Apartheid: Best Practice / Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

DTT has set up two ongoing initiatives, the MultiCultural Development Program (MCDP), directed at internal transformation, and the Business Equity Initiative (BEI), an external economic-empowerment strategy for blacks.

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13 September 2001

Sustainability, Not Sanctions, Improves World

Author: J. Michael Stinson, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Corporate Strategy and Communications for Conoco Inc., in sponsored section, International Herald Tribune

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13 September 2001

The Unsustainable Divide: Disruptive Solutions Are Needed

Author: sponsored section, International Herald Tribune and World Business Council for Sustainable Development

While some gains have been made in the war on poverty over the past 50 years, it is clear that new models are needed for attacking a problem that is devastating not only people’s lives, but also the environment. The World Business Council for Sustainable Development upholds that any new model must involve the business world, working in partnership with governments and civil society.

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13 September 2001

Trade Liberalization Can Reduce Poverty

Author: Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director-General Designate of the World Trade Organization, in sponsored section, International Herald Tribune

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