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World Business and Development Awards Show that Fighting Poverty Can Also Benefit Business

...The biennial [World Business and Development Awards] showcase the best practices by businesses...who apply their inclusive business expertise to...efforts to end poverty...Graham Baxter, Acting CEO of [International Business Leaders Forum] said: “The World Business and Development Awards continue to promote companies who use their core business in a way that contributes both to sustainable development and to their own commercial success. They aim to inspire more companies to realize that reducing poverty can also make good business sense"...The ten winning initiatives...are: Cemex...Eli Lilly...GroFin, in partnership with the Shell Foundation...Heineken...LifeSpring Hospitals... Novartis...Nuru Energy...Reuters Market Light...Royal DSM...Walmart Mexico...