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31 October 2017
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Artesanos de la comunidad de Tenango de Doria, en el estado de Hidalgo, México, acusaron a Nestlé México de plagiar sus diseños para utilizarlos en tazas promocionales de sus productos. Asesorados han emprendido una demanda contra la empresa por plagio...

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24 November 2015
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Author: Delphine Fressanges, Médiaterre

« L'égalité homme-femme : puissant levier économique », 23 novembre 2015...

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4 September 2015

Liberia: GVL partners with Building Markets to equip locals with skills sought by companies, supply chains

Author: New Dawn (Liberia)

GVL, Building Markets forge partnership', 4 Sep 2015: Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) and Building Markets have partnered to provide occupational skills training to citizens in Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties…Building Markets is providing training to local...

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17 June 2014

Amid conflict, activist to bring economic opportunities to IDPs

Author: Cherry Thein, Myanmar Times

A social enterprise group aims to empower women in conflict by training them to produce hand-made products that will be sold in tourist hotels. Sunflowers Group Social Enterprise will…launch a short vocational course for women in Kachin displaced...

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21 November 2013

Accelerate Women Now: An Entrepreneur Upends Bolivian Business Culture

Author: Dana Warrem, Ashoka, in Forbes

Bolivia native Gabriela Flores, founded Kirah Design in 2008 as a way to combat the poverty in her own country with business solutions. Her goal was to create sustainable jobs while bringing Bolivia’s beauty to the world…Agora chatted with Flores...

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14 August 2013

Women social entrepreneurs in Upper Egypt get a boost from World Bank competition

Author: Hanan Solayman, Wamda (Jordan)

To support young women social entrepreneurs in Egypt who are promoting job creation, encouraging rural development, and alleviating poverty, the World Bank recently announced the names of the 34 winning projects from their Development Marketplace...

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23 August 2009

Religious items produced by child slaves [Australia]

Author: Paul Dobbyn, The Catholic Leader

Catholics need to look carefully at the origins of religious items they buy to ensure they are not the products of child slave labour, a Brisbane religious sister has warned. The...National Council of Churches in Australia (NCCA)...pledge[d] its...

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16 April 2009

Blue Mango brings hope, help to women in India

Author: Lauren Larocca, Associated Press

Blue Mango, a women's craft company based in India...employs local women who live in the villages...Priority is given to widows, victims of domestic abuse and women who are handicapped or infected with HIV or AIDS...Blue Mango also provides onsite day...

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1 September 2008
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1 September 2008

[PDF] How material is ISO 26000 Social Responsibility to Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs)?

Author: Oshani Perera, Intl. Institute for sustainable development

This project maps the materiality of the ISO 26000 Social Responsibility to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) through a global survey of 59 SMEs, 37 social responsibility consultations and 16 National Cleaner Production Centres across the...

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