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19 November 2007

Uganda: MTN Donates $352,941 for Community Development

Author: David Muwanga, Highway Africa News Agency [Uganda]

"As the flag bearer of Corporate Uganda, MTN believes in managing the triple bottom line of social, environmental as well as the economic aspects of our business [said Noel Meier, MTN CEO]...He said that since the launch of MTN's network nine years...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] From Corporate Philanthropy to Strategic Partnerships: The Potential of Inclusive and Sustainable Business Models in MENA

Author: Djordjija Petkoski and Michael Jarvis, World Bank, and Cecilia Brady, Economic Development Specialist, paper for International Conference on“The Role of the Private Sector In Development: Assessment and Prospects” (23 - 25 March 2009, Beirut, Lebanon)

World Bank President Robert Zoellick’s has called for an “era of responsible globalization, where inclusivity and sustainability take precedence.” This leads to the question what role, if any, can the private sector play in fostering more inclusive...

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5 May 2009
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Author: Cissé Cheick Ely, Nord-Sud Quotidien [Côte d'Ivoire]

Le Programme des Nations unies pour le développement (Pnud) et la Fondation Mtn Côte d'Ivoire [ont signé un accord prévoyant que] l'opérateur de téléphonie mobile mettra à la disposition des femmes rurales un montant global de 32.866.660 Fcfa. Cette...

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1 June 2009
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Author: Club of Emerging Leaders for Africa

Les résultats de l’enquête permettent de faire un état des lieux des pratiques de la RSE dans les pays pilotes [Cameroun, Côte d’Ivoire, Sénégal...Parmi les entreprises interrogées ou leurs filiales, il y a Cameroon oil and transportation, AES, MTN,...

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16 June 2009

A doctor in your pocket

Author: Economist

Can new technologies help to tackle the health problems of the world’s poorest?...To see a place where gizmos and gadgets seem utterly unequal to dealing with a health challenge, go to KwaZulu-Natal [South Africa]…[where] Zinhle Thabethe…an HIV...

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29 July 2009

Google joins push to send Ugandans vital information through their mobiles

Author: Bobbie Johnson, Guardian [UK]

Google is…joining the launch of a system aimed at helping some of the world's poorest people – by pumping information to their mobile phones…The project – known as AppLab – is launching today in Uganda, giving millions of phone users access to health...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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9 September 2010

UN and partners use new mobile phone application to enable refugees to trace families

Author: UN News Centre

The United Nations refugee agency is backing a pilot project to use a mobile telephone application to help locate and reconnect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Uganda with their families. The project will enable refugees to use...

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