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2014-04-17 23:11:51

VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the...

2014-03-10 08:35:38

ARLINGTON, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Guardian, the international security and emergency evacuation firm has added Haiti to the list of countries where it provides personnel tracking, emergency response, security, medical support, and evacuation services. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/PH79494LOGO "We've had a large demand for personnel tracking and emergency response services from both non-governmental aid organizations and religious groups who are...

2014-02-25 04:21:06

Representatives from Greece and Turkey participating at the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project partners' meeting vow to cooperate to improve ICZM cooperation ALEXANDROUPOLIS, Greece, February 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives of local authorities and NGOs from Greece and Turkey called for cross-border cooperation on Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) and other urban and environmental issues common to both sides. The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project...

2014-01-23 12:23:56

GENEVA, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) from around the world welcomed the adoption of a new resolution by the World Health Organization's Executive Board (WHO EB), agreeing to both endorse and lend support for countries to address the health-related aspects of the new Minamata Convention on Mercury. They also applauded WHO for encouraging governments to "promptly sign, ratify and implement" the Convention. "Prompt ratification...

2014-01-08 23:20:31

Goldman Sachs, Coke exemplify innovation in assisting women with capital, management skills, and networks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 In a just released paper, The Global Push to Unlock the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs, The Bridgespan Group discusses the efforts of corporations, NGOs and Philanthropies and financial institutions to help support women-owned small and midsized enterprises. According to Bridgespan Partner Jeri Eckhart Queenan, a co-author of the paper, “While...

2013-11-27 12:22:37

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada's foreign aid could be more effective, were strategies in place that addressed the problem of weak host-country governance, which currently renders aid inefficient or even counter-productive, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Diplomacy, Trade and Aid: Searching for "Synergies," author John Richards proposes a mix of corporate social responsibility for Canadian firms engaged in trade with low-income countries,...

2013-10-23 08:24:50

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The many statements, rumours and commentaries by parties external to Sarawak Energy, regarding compensation packages highlighted in the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) of the Murum Hydroelectric Project (HEP) have caused confusion among the affected communities. Using this confusion, certain NGOs have instigated the communities to lobby for additional compensation packages that are unrealistic, unachievable and in contradiction to...

2013-10-12 23:01:38

EMC Participates in Panel Promoting High-quality Communications in the Developing World St. Charles, IL (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Global satellite (VSAT) and terrestrial connectivity provider Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) is sponsoring the annual NetHope Global Member Summit, October 14-18, 2013 in St. Charles, Illinois. The Summit is estimated to be the largest gathering of non-governmental organizations’ (NGOs) IT executives in the world, bringing together members from 39...

2013-10-01 04:22:11

Strategic Alliances Formed as Corporations, Governments and NGOs Get Inspired To Infuse Social Purpose into Brand Marketing KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 (WMSM 2013) concluded today with an engaging and insightful discourse, resulting in delegates exploring case studies, shared experiences and future direction on how social purpose can be injected into business objectives, elevating marketing to address and achieve the...

2013-09-16 08:28:03

- Seven Global Partners Create Shared Improvement Plan to Accelerate Their Impact DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mondelez International Foundation recently brought together seven of the world's leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in community-based obesity prevention to accelerate their impact promoting healthy lifestyles for youth. Together, they developed a common roadmap to help better measure, evaluate, communicate and design existing and future well-being...