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Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment

This article looks at the role of women in agriculture and how ensuring women play an economic part in agriculture, world hunger can be reduced. The article gives case studies involving the empowerment of women and how that has been beneficial not only for the women involved but also the community which they work in.

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in sports:Antecedents and Consequences

This research article looks at the effects Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has on sports organizations. The research looks at how CSR has had an effect not only on the two professional sports clubs being sponsored in Greece, but also how this impacts on local communities.

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Can the Eco- efficiency represent Corporate Environmental Performance?

This article looks at how companies manage their environmental impacts by introducing the idea of corporate efficiency, whereby companies can truly measure the effects they have on the environment and track their performance. This document is important as the measurements given can be used by all industrial sectors and is not limited to one sector.

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Offsetting Emissions: A Business Brief on the Voluntary Carbon Market

Reducing carbon emissions has become an important issue not only for governments but also for companies. This guideline shows companies how they can participate in the global carbon market and how this process can be beneficial to their own development and growth in environmental sustainability.

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Community Safety Initiative Gender-Based Violence Program

This report takes a look at how women, who are refugees and have experienced gender based violence, can empower themselves by starting income generating projects. The report shows how women can gain skills and education from the programmes run by the ARC organization. This project is important as it demonstrates how women in poverty can provide sustainable […]

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Rural Income Generating Activities: Whatever Happened to the Institutional Vacuum? Evidence from Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam

This paper looks at how income generation activities in the countries of Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam have been successful. It looks at the rural areas of these countries and argues that non-farm activities can be successful. At the same time the article argues that proper investment into income generating activities needs to occur so […]

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Income-generating projects in rural communities:from theory to practice – a personal report

This case study looks at how income generating projects were developed in a small community. The projects worked from a participatory methodology and included all sectors of the community in coming up with these projects. The document looks at how facilitators worked with the community in producing the successful projects. The document also highlights the […]

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Income Generating Projects :Guidelines How to get started

This document gives a guideline on how income generation projects can be started. The document gives a step by step procedure on how to start an income generation project and how to market, as well as assess the strengths and weaknesses for that specific project.

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UN Global Compact: Corporate Sustainability in the World Economy

The Global Compact is an initiative that emphasizes the need for the corporate world to play a vital role in aligning itself with the international community in terms of social issues and developing economies. Through its ten principles in the environment, labour, human rights and anti-corruption sector, the Global Compact argues that business should work […]

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Global Compact Network South Africa: Corporate Social Responsibility and the United Nations Global Compact in South Africa 2007

The National Business Initiative (NBI) along with the Business Unity of South Africa (BUSA) have decided to align themselves with the UN Global Compact. This report evaluates how certain companies have achieved success in the corporate social responsibility arena. The report also focuses on the achievements, and assessments on how the compact has been received […]

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Enterprise development unpacked: A tool for prosperity

This paper focuses on enterprise development and how it can be used in job creation and poverty alleviation. It then outlines how enterprise development can help in Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Small Medium – Micro Enterprises which are very important in today’s economy.

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Revised Broad-Black Economic Empowerment Codes of Good Practice and the B-BBEE Technical Assistance Guidelines

This is the suggested new guidelines on the Broad- Black Economic Empowerment codes, practices and guidelines which are up for public comment .

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Industree Craft: A Case Study in Social Enterprise Development Using the Four Lenses Approach

This article looks at an approach called four lenses strategic framework. This framework looks at analyzing organizational behaviour and performance in aspiring social enterprises from the four perspectives which are: depth of impact, adaptability, efficiency and blended value. The article looks at the example of Industree Craft an organization which deals with poverty alleviation in […]

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Business services in support of farm enterprise development: case studies

This working document focuses on enterprise development in farming. The document provides case studies from Asia and Africa and outlines how non-financial services (training, counseling, policy advocacy etc.) are given to farmers in the various countries and how this has helped their sustainability. It provides great information for others to learn from these developments.

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Responding to ‘land grabbing’ and Promoting Investment in Agriculture

This article looks at how land grabbing has become a serious problem across the globe and how it has affected economic growth in the agricultural sector. The article also looks at how more investment needs to occur in agriculture so that smallholder farmers can grow and have access to the markets.