Olam have recently published their 2014 Corporate Responsibility & Sociability report, Connectivity in the Landscape. This is a very accessible and well presented survey, and well worth a look.
The company benefits 3.9 million smallholder farmers through its procurement, outgrower programmes and investment in related infrastructure. These…Continue
Posted on March 24, 2015 at 8:30
I was very happy when Caroline Ashley asked me to guest edit the Practitioner Hub for Inclusive Business that agribusiness is the first theme I am involved with. Having spent the firstContinue
Posted on March 10, 2015 at 17:30
Last year I contributed to the review of the Business Call to Action that was published as the BCtA Flagship Report 2014 - Breaking through: Inclusive business and the Business Call to Action today.
I looked at the companies that had made commitments in agriculture and agribusiness, for one of the seven key sectors in which BCtA signatories…Continue
Posted on March 10, 2015 at 17:25
The Business Innovation Facility (BIF) programme in the Myanmar garments market is fortunate to be planning a Randomised Control Trial (RCT) as a significant component of our interventions. How are we fortunate? I think there are at least three ways:
Evidence for the link between decent jobs and the increased profitability of garment manufacturers is at the heart of BIF's theory of…Continue
Posted on January 23, 2015 at 10:27