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[PDF] Full report: "Business Partnerships for Development in Africa"

Author: Business Action for Africa & Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School , Published on: 8 December 2010

...Business Action for Africa’s 2010 Report...examines how business-driven partnerships are addressing Africa’s development challenges in new and innovative ways… creating new frontiers for sustainable development and growth on the continent...the report addresses four challenge areas—enterprise development, regional integration and trade, human development, and environmental sustainability— and examines the role of business...It lays out ways companies can contribute through core business activity, social investment, and public policy dialogue. And it finds that partnership can help achieve greater scale and impact...At a time when partnership models are evolving…, this report also suggest an agenda for learning and action for those interested in increasing the reach and impact of business partnerships for development...[refers to Abbott, Accenture, Allianz, ArcelorMittal, Barclays, Bharti, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Cadbury, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Danone, De Beers, Debswana, DHL, Diageo, DTCB, Electricité de France, ExxonMobil, GroFin, Halcrow, Hewlett-Packard, Mars, Nestlé, Nuon, Pfizer, SABMiller, Shell, Stanbic Bank Kenya, Standard Bank, Standard Chartered, Syngenta, Total, Unilever, Vodafone, Zain]

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Related companies: Abbott Laboratories Accenture Allianz Anglo American Arcelor Mittal Barclays Bharti Airtel Bristol-Myers Squibb Cadbury (part of Mondelēz International) Chevron Coca-Cola Danone De Beers (part of Anglo American) Debswana (joint venture De Beers & Botswana Govt.) Deutsche Post DHL (part of Deutsche Post) Diageo Diamond Trading Company (part of De Beers, part of Anglo American) ExxonMobil Guinness (part of Diageo) HP (Hewlett-Packard) Mars Nestlé Pfizer SABMiller (part of Anheuser-Busch InBev) Shell Stanbic Bank Standard Bank Standard Chartered Syngenta Total Unilever Vodafone Zain