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1 June 2004

Instituto Ethos report: "Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals"

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1 June 2004

[PDF] Business Commitment to the Millennium Development Goals

Author: Instituto Ethos

[refers to Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Accor, Aché Laboratórios Farmacêuticos, Alcatel, Amanco, Anglo American, AngloGold, Avon, Banco Bradesco, Banco do Brasil, Bandeirante Energia, BankBoston, BASF, Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers...

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20 April 2004

[PDF] New report on global governance makes grim reading as World Bank and IMF prepare to meet in Washington

Author: Global Governance Initiative, World Economic Forum

A comprehensive report released on the eve of the World Bank’s spring meeting in Washington has concluded that the world community is simply not doing nearly what it could and should to tackle poverty, war, ignorance and disease. A team of over 40...

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1 April 2004

New report on global governance makes grim reading as World Bank and IMF prepare to meet in Washington

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1 April 2004

[PDF] full report: "Global Governance Initiative - Annual Report 2004"

Author: Global Governance Initiative, World Economic Forum

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1 March 2004

Secretary-General's remarks at press briefing for the launch of the Report of the Commission on the Private Sector and Development

Author: UN Secretary General Kofi Annan

...the Commission's work should help shed light on the capacity of the private sector to play its role, and a more central role in development, and especially in the work to reach the Millennium Development Goals.

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5 January 2004

Madagascar Launches Pro-Poor Initiative By Business

Author: United Nations Development Programme

Prime Minister Jacques Sylla...launched a programme in Antananarivo, Madagascar, to have international companies and local businesses promote business activity to reduce poverty and help achieve the Millennium Development Goals. [refers to EDF, Total,...

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1 January 2004

[PDF] "Challenges of Water Scarcity: A Business Case for Financial Institutions" - joint publication UN Environmental Programme Finance Initiative [UNEP FI] & Stockholm International Water Institute [SIWI]

Author: UN Environmental Programme Finance Initiative & Stockholm International Water Institute

This report...highlights the importance of private sector participation in the water sector for the benefit of water sustainability. [case studies about projects in Latin America, Africa: refers to AES Tiete, Bank of America, African Chrome,...

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14 November 2003

New award to honour business efforts to eradicate poverty

Author: International Chamber of Commerce

Nominations are now being sought for the "World Business Awards in support of the Millennium Development Goals" - a joint initiative of ICC, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF).

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