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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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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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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 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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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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24 September 2007

Upwardly Mobile In Africa

Author: BusinessWeek

These days, just about every tradesman, shopkeeper, and farmer in [Muruguru, Kenya] has a phone—or at least access to one... To the astonishment of the industry, people living on a few dollars a day have proven avid phone users, and in many parts of...

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15 August 2007

As other firms exit, phone companies enter Sudan

Author: Andrew Heavens, Reuters

...[The] booming telecoms market...has proved too tempting for mobile phone companies to resist. For them,...Sudan's western Darfur region [is] not so much a disaster zone as one more unexploited mobile phone market... Sudan's biggest mobile name is...

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5 March 2007

Wireless Technology Speeds Health Services in Rwanda

Author: Thomas Crampton, New York Times

[In Rwanda] communication within the national health care system can be slow enough to present a threat to health.…Dr. Innocent Nyaruhirira…minister for H.I.V./AIDS. [said] “…it often takes one month to receive a message from the field about a disease...

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14 February 2007

HIV/AIDS: African GSM Groups, US in $10m Deal

Author: Efem Nkanga, This Day [Nigeria]

Ten African countries…are to benefit from a partnership deal worth $10 million between the GSM Association, leading players in the mobile telecommunications sector and the [USA govt.]…to use the mobile phone to combat the HIV/AIDS…[This is a] public...

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1 October 2005
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Author: Utopies, SustainAbility, Programme des Nations Unies pour l'Environnement (PNUE)

Alors que la loi sur les nouvelles régulations économiques prend de l'importance, le reporting de développement durable des entreprises françaises a gagné en maturité...Concernant les principales avancées, on peut noter d'une part les progrès des...

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