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Personal benchmark integrating behavioral finance and investment management

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How can we strengthen business-NGO advocacy partnerships for the SDGs? Are Standards an Effective Tool to Help Improve Production Practices Across Sectors? How can we mobilise more and better finance to meet global development goals? What contributions are being made by the private sector, and how can these be incentivized and made more effective in terms of their impact on poverty and development?

Taking place in Uganda to mark International Women’s Day, this event will focus on the availability of jobs for African women as well as the ability of African women in business to create jobs for others. The conference will include two panel discussions. The first panel will comprise of female Business Exectuives who will explore the challenges they face in employing women. Business Figths Poverty teamed up with Triple Pundit, to lead the conversation about key sustainability topics facing the fashion industry. We’ll explore sustainability trends in fashion throughout the lifecycle: from the cotton fields all the way to the landfill. In the expansive scope of sustainability, how do brands decide where to focus and how to prioritize? The launch event of the IDS Business and Development Centre, supported by Business Fights Poverty.

The event brought together policymakers, business, academia and civil society to consider how the impacts of business on development can be improved. A series of Hangouts with Paul, giving you a chance to ask him questions about his work, and to get hisadvice on yours. Through Paul Polak’s work, and that of the organisations he has founded, more than 20 million people have been lifted out of poverty. A high-level panel will explore the question: How can business tap into the opportunities that Nigeria presents, while also maximising its contribution to long-term economic growth and broad-based socio-economic impact?

The Intrapreneur Lab is a collaboration between Business Fights Poverty, Accenture Development Partnerships and Leadership Laboratories. The next Lab will take place from 20 to 22 May at Cornell University’s Manhattan premises, New York City. 3 month programme that helps individuals in large companies develop profitable innovations that create social impact. The next of the Business Fights Poverty 2014 Series aims to share insights and experience of utilising development impact data to inform business strategy and decision making processes. A growing number of companies are measuring their socio-economic impacts to inform dialogue with their stakeholders in order to maintain license to operate, enhance the enabling environment, and strengthen corporate reputation.