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Recently, the Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSRI) collaborated with the Business Fights Poverty group to publish a study focused on the ways in which small businesses and retailers can support larger global value chains.
Evidence-Based Approaches: Unlocking Shared Value Through Economic Empowerment
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (USCCF) will host the second Path to Empowerment series. In our next phase, we will include discussions on private sector collaboration to solve economic empowerment challenges in supply chains and communities, including the empowerment of women.
As part of Dermalogica’s Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship (FITE) initiative, the global leader in skincare products is empowering women around the world through innovative outreach programs, changing the lives of countless gi
Low-income American families spend the same share of their yearly income on interest and fees as the average American household spends yearly on food.
In rural communities across the developing world, small farmers lack education on basic farming techniques, instead relying on traditional practices that hurt their income and put them at serious risk for malnutrition.
This month, two food industry business leaders, Cargill and Mondelez International, announced a partnership to support the future of sustainable cocoa farming around the world. As demand for cocoa rises, the future of cocoa farming is uncertain.
Today’s world is a digital world, and that’s not likely to change any time soon. In fact, the world is only going to become more interconnected, with the global economy heavily dependent on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).