It was a fortuitous sharing of vision and willingness to take risks that drove Equal Exchange founders Rink Dickinson, Jonathan Rosenthal, and Michael Rozyne in 1986 to move forward with their vision of Fair Trade and a better world. The three were managers at a food cooperative in New England who dreamed of a large and inclusive economy that lifted up the prosperity of growers in the Third World — growers whose poorly paid labor had long kept the wealthy in comfort and the growers in poverty.
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - At the World Economic Forum’s 2022 annual meeting at Davos, Project Last Mile with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (The Global Fund) launched its Compendium, Partnering for Health. The document aims to answer the question, “What does it take to build and scale a partnership that translates private sector strengths into the public health system for the global good?”. The Compendium is designed to be shared with other organizations interested in partnering for health.
GRI and Switzerland's SECO collaborate on capacity building for sustainability reporting
April 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - A program to support more business in the African region to engage with sustainability reporting and increase their accountability is underway, thanks to funding from Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
Empowering children through stories in their own language
Only 2% of books published in South Africa are in local African languages, yet 80% of the population speaks a language other than English or Afrikaans.
Our Cadbury Dairy Milk brand wants to change this, with a little bit of glass and a half goodness. All children should get the chance to fall in love with reading, and what better way to do this, than by creating enchanting stories written in their own language.