Responsible Business in Low Income Markets

This course explores responsible business in low income markets, covering what the important issues are by using the UN Millennium Development Goals as a framework, outlining the business case for engaging with them and giving examples of companies that are taking action.

Leading companies now recognise that it is in their long-term interest to invest in building safe, secure societies.  Business are also seeing global challenges as a driver of innovation and looking for new market opportunities in developing countries. 

Date: TBC

Venue: TBC

Prices

BITC member £350

Non BITC member £490

Discounts are available for SMEs with less than 250 employees (subject to availability). For further information on this or on next course dates please email Clare Jenkinson or call on 0207 566 8722

 
Who should attend

This session provides an overview of responsible business in low income markets and the UN Millennium Development Goals.  You may be from a sustainability, supply chain, corporate responsibility, corporate affairs, marketing, human resources or other background.

We also run more focussed events on specific issues related to responsible business in low income markets and the UN Millennium Development Goals. Please contact Clare Jenkinson for details.

Session Outline

Attendee groups are kept to a maximum of 15 participants, to ensure high quality learning, 1:1 support from facilitators and an interactive environment for peer learning. The course will cover:
• Introduction to the MDGs
• What the business case is
• Company Case studies
• Tips on how to start