Links and research

Our connection with TBN has been formative in our desire to use our business expertise to help transform communities and individuals in need. There are many organisations and individuals within the TBN networks that continue to inspire us, and many where there is opportunity for support and collaboration.

TBN Visit TBN – TBN is a network of business people and corporate organisations that uses an enterprise approach to tackle global poverty. TBN supports commercially sustainable small-medium-size enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries that create jobs, empower the poor and transform communities.

GSMA Visit GSMA – Leveraging mobility to help enrich the lives of individuals across the developing world

United Nations Foundation Visit United Nations Foundation – The United Nations Foundation and Vodafone Foundation Technology Partnership works with the UN to harness mobile technology to meet pressing global development and humanitarian challenges

InfoDev Visit InfoDev – infoDev is a global partnership programme in the World Bank Group of international development agencies that helps donors and developing countries use innovation and information and communication technologies (ICT) to achieve economic growth, sustainable development and poverty reduction.

Mobileactive Visit Mobileactive – A global network of people using mobile technology for social impact.

Betavine Visit Betavine – where you can explore all things mobile including a new site area devoted to mobile solutions in the developing world.

Social edge Visit Social Edge – A community of social entrepreneurs

Core group Visit Core Group The SBC working group contributes to improve maternal and child health outcomes by strengthening the capacity of CORE members to design and implement effective social and behavioural change strategies while documenting and disseminating valuable experiences.

Aid for Trade is a new Christian website providing a comprehensive development resource to assist mission and charity workers, church planters and church leaders in developing countries serve the poor by facilitating the start up of income generation and job creation microenterprise.
Aid for Trade

The UN Global Compact outlines the Ten Principles of the compact, designed to bring together the UN and companies. The site discusses ways for companies to get engaged with the process and the progress that has been made.
UN Global Compact

Business for Social Responsibility’s website is an excellent place to learn about the latest trends in Corporate Social Responsibility, and find additional CSR resources.
Business for Social Responsibility’s

The World Bank provides a wealth of information on private sector led growth in developing countries. Papers and links, online discussions, enterprise surveys, the Public Policy Journal, and the Doing Business Survey are available.
The World Bank

Relief Web provides the latest information on the emergencies that are on-going around the world, not just the ones that have made today’s papers, but the forgotten tragedies as well.
Relief Web

AlertNet provides daily news clips on news in developing countries, as well as country profiles and maps.



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