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4 March 2016

ActionAid report says "shady" tax treaties disproportionately favour multinationals, increasing inequality & poverty in poor countries

A report by ActionAid says tax treaties with the club of world's richest countries - the OECD - are stopping poor countries' power to tax multinational companies more than others, exacerbating inequality and poverty. [refers to Google, Amazon, MTN,...

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6 December 2015

Coalition of business leaders challenges 2C climate change target

Author: Suzanne Goldenberg, Guardian (UK)

…[T]he chief executives of companies such as Virgin, Marks & Spencer, L’Oreal and Unilever said it was critical for governments to reach for stronger targets that would free the world’s economy from carbon emissions by 2050…The corporate leaders,...

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15 July 2015

Mo Ibrahim & Unilever CEO Paul Polman call for joint efforts by govts. & businesses to fight climate change & poverty

Author: Mo Ibrahim and Paul Polman, on CNN

"There is a way to end poverty - bring governments and businesses together",...

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1 January 2010

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Author: Marie Rosencrantz and James McVeigh, CDC; Ritu Kumar, Actis

The roundtable debated the role of institutional investors when investing in Private Equity (PE) funds that invest in developing countries…To enrich and frame the discussion CDC and Actis have written the following succinct paper that summarises CDC...

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9 May 2008

Toll-free mobile service to give rural Africa access to medics

Author: Okuttah Mark , Daily Nation [Kenya]

A toll-free mobile service being launched in selected remote areas in Africa promises to save lives by connecting people with emergency medical cases to health personnel. Under the initiative...health workers will also be trained through mobile phone...

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1 February 2007
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1 February 2007
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Author: International Alert

Entreprise Locale, Paix Locale souligne le potentiel du secteur privé national à contribuer à une paix durable, dans le cadre d'un tel effort collectif. Il y est démontré que les entreprises sont souvent étroitement liées à la dynamique de conflit, et...

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1 October 2006
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Author: International Alert

Local Business, Local Peace (Las empresas locales y la paz), pone de relieve el potencial que tiene el sector empresarial del país afectado para contribuir a forjar una paz duradera como parte de ese esfuerzo colectivo. Enfatiza que el sector...

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24 July 2006

Local Business, Local Peace: the Peacebuilding Potential of the Domestic Private Sector

Author: International Alert

Local Business, Local Peace presents more than 20 case studies of business actors taking steps to address violent conflict, including from Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Guatemala, Israel and Palestine, Nepal, Somalia, South Caucasus...

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1 February 2005

[PDF] International Companies and Post-Conflict Reconstruction - Cross-Sectoral Comparisons

Author: John Bray, political risk specialist, Control Risks Group

In the worst cases, companies can inadvertently fuel the structural causes of the conflict, undermining prospects for recovery. However, by presenting a vision of a different kind of future, where personal success comes from entrepreneurial initiative...

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