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In August and September this year, communities across the world experienced devastation. From mudslides and subsequent flooding in Sierra Leone, widespread flooding across Southern Asia, catastrophic hurricanes that swept across the Caribbean and United States, the earthquake that struck Mexico and the surge in fleeing refugees in response to the ongoing Rohingya crisis. During such major disasters, business has an important role to play.
The latest CSR news from around the world, supplied by 3BL Media.
A report by Business in the Community on how business is responding to international disasters around the world, using findings from surveys of businesses and NGOs and award winning case studies.
Governments and the humanitarian community around the world are struggling to cope with the frequency and scale of international disasters.
Shared Interest Society asks its members to invest in a fairer world and helps people in some of the poorest countries trade their way out of poverty.
Twelve US states have legally removed the tick box asking about criminal convictions from their first application form. This factsheet gives details on how employers have been affected.
An ambitious new partnership to save the lives of a million of the poorest children in the world has been launched by GSK and Save the Children. The collaboration will see the two organisations work together to share expertise, resources, reach and influence to tackle some of the leading causes of childhood deaths.
International Award - Large Business Winner 2012
As a cornerstone example of its long-standing commitment to expand financial inclusion, Citi has formed a successful partnership with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). Under this partnership launched in 2006, Citi and OPIC have funded 29 microfinance institutions in 16 countries, directly reaching more than 330,000 local micro-entrepreneurs through small loans, approximately 84% of whom are women.