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Providing Skills Training Helps Central and Eastern Europe’s Unemployed Youth

Global IT firm EPAM joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to prepare 5,000 young people for cutting-edge jobs
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New York, June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to prepare 5,000 students in need in Central Europe to enter the IT sector by 2020. The company also pledged to replicate its training program in three new countries, including the United States, China and India.

WATCH Camilo Gonzalez Ruiz Discuss Sanofi Colombia's Initiative with the Business Call to Action (BCtA) Addressing Local Barriers to Diabetes Care

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Through its comprehensive diabetes management program in Colombia, Sanofi’s initiative with the Business Call to Action (BCtA) is addressing local barriers to diabetes care for people living at the base of the economic pyramid (BoP).

Combating Malnutrition and Improving Livelihoods in Nigeria

New Business Call to Action member AACE will bring 20,000 smallholder farmers into the agriculture supply chain
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New York, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Nigerian food processing and distribution company AACE Foods has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to bring 20,000 smallholder farmers into the country’s agricultural supply chain. The company will also provide nutrition and business skills training to 2,000 women with the aim of combatting childhood malnutrition and encouraging micro-entrepreneurship.

Quality-Assured Pharmacies Improving Healthcare for People with Low Incomes in Kenya

Pharmnet® joins BCtA with a commitment to increase number and reach of accredited pharmacies
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New York/Nairobi, June 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Pharmnet®, a franchise network of licensed private pharmacies, has joined the Business Call to Action with a commitment to engage 3,000 pharmacies in its quality-assured network and train 9,000 pharmacy staff by 2017. The network will also provide business skills training to 3,000 pharmacy owners in order to help them build and run their pharmacies profitably.

Expanding Access to Energy Through Innovation

Boond Engineering and Development joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to bring renewable solar power to millions across rural India
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New Delhi, June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Boond, a social enterprise that strives to bring “energy to all” through renewable solutions, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to install 4,000 solar micro-grids across rural India by 2022, reaching 1 million underserved people in rural areas with its inclusive clean-energy initiative.

Tapping Into Developing Markets: New Business Call to Action Member Tapp Commerce Oy Brings Financial Inclusion to Southeast Asia

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New York/Turku, June 1, 2016 /3BL Media/  – Finland-based e-commerce network Tapp Commerce Oy has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA), with a commitment to integrate 500,000+ micro-entrepreneurs into its value chain and provide 10 million low-income consumers with access to mobile payments for services such as water, electricity and insurance by 2018. To achieve this, the company has pledged to make its TappMarket application available in nine emerging markets throughout Southeast Asia and beyond.

Building Healthy and Sustainable Communities in Pakistan

Ansaar Management Company joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to high-quality, affordable housing
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Lahore Pakistan/New York, May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Ansaar Management Company (AMC), a Pakistan-based social enterprise, is tackling the lack of affordable housing in Pakistan. The company has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to build 5,000 new affordable housing units by 2020, providing high-quality homes to 35,000 low-income people.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Papua New Guinea

Digicel joins the Business Call to Action
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Singapore, May 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Digicel Asia-Pacific, a digital communications leader in developing markets, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to make digital communications, solar power and data services more available in Papua New Guinea’s most remote areas. The company aims to extend 3G coverage to more than 80 percent of the population by 2020 and expand mobile penetration to 60 percent of the addressable population.

Asahi Kasei: Investing in Inclusive Growth

Japan-based company joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to build an inclusive textile value chain in India
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New York/Tokyo, May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Asahi Kasei, one of Japan’s leading manufactures of fiber products and chemicals, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA), committing to enhance the skills and productivity of 5,240 employees in the cupro fiber industry, and develop the capacity of 700 young people – especially women – to lead the industry in the future. With its focus on sustainable livelihoods for women and youth, Asahi Kasei is dedicated to building an inclusive cupro-fiber value chain in India by 2020.

Overcoming the Housing Shortage for Mexico’s Poor Families Living in Rural Communities

Hábvita joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to secure decent housing and jobs
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New York, May 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Habitacion y vida Hábvita (Hábvita), a Mexico-based housing construction company serving the country’s rural communities, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to helping more than 11,500 families secure decent homes, creating 6,000 new temporary jobs, and expanding the company’s presence to at least 23 Mexican states – all by 2018.

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