Business Fights Poverty
Business Fights Poverty
WE COORDINATE RAPID COLLABORATIONS THAT DRIVE ACTION, CURATE MEANINGFUL CONVENINGS TO DEEPEN RELATIONSHIPS, AND HARNESS THE COLLECTIVE LEARNING OF OUR COMMUNITY TO UNLOCK INSIGHTS.
COLLABORATIONS
Harness the energy and expertise of the right people from around the world to co-create practical solutions to the social impact issues you care about, through our carefully-curated rapid collaborations.
CONVENINGS
Accelerate the insights and relationships you need to unlock new opportunities for social and business impact, through regular highly-rated inclusive global hybrid summits and safe-space private convenings.
COLLECTIVE LEARNING
Stay ahead with the latest thinking to inform and influence your organisation’s strategy and action, through access to co-created learning resources, curated learning journeys, peer support and access to experts.
COVID, CONFLICT AND CLIMATE CHANGE ARE AMONG A CONFLUENCE OF CHALLENGES DRIVING A POVERTY TSUNAMI THAT IS CRASHING INTO THE LIVES OF VULNERABLE PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.
Business Fights Poverty is leading efforts to understand these trends from a business perspective and enable businesses to support the lives, livelihoods and access to learning of the most vulnerable people.
We focus on how businesses can harness their core business, as well as their voice and philanthropy, to face the poverty tsunami and build an equitable and resilient future.
COVID
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How can businesses help vulnerable people and communities rebuild better from COVID-19?
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CONFLICT
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How can businesses help build peace and support vulnerable communities impacted by conflict?
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CLIMATE
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How can businesses support vulnerable communities by putting climate justice at the heart of their climate action?
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COLLABORATIONS
Tap into the collective wisdom 35,000+ practitioners and experts across the Business Fights Poverty community. Participate in a Rapid Collaboration, based on our proven methodology refined over 15+ years, so that you can unlock new insights and relationships to scale your impact.

We’ve run over 40 thoughtfully-curated co-creation processes, driving meaningful conversations and tangible action on shared challenges. We are currently working on topics such as living wages, climate justice, gender-based violence, refugees, the care economy and farmer livelihoods. We are also running a focused collaboration to support those impacted by the Ukraine crisis.

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FEATURED:
LIVING WAGES
In collaboration with the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Shift, and with support from Unilever, we ran a co-creative process on the case the living wages. The output was a report on how paying living wages throughout core operations and the value chain strengthens business performance, resilience and stability, while delivering measurable social impact.
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WOMEN & NET ZERO
In collaboration with the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office's Work and Opportunities for Women Programme, PwC and the Corporate Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School, we ran a co-creative process on how businesses can empower women through the transition to net zero. The output was a toolkit on supporting vulnerable women in global value chains.
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CONVENINGS
Connect with like-minded peers across the Business Fights Poverty community. Join one of our regular highly-rated online and in-person Convenings with world-class thinkers, so that you can access practical insights and advice to help you on your personal and professional journey.

98% say being part of the Business Fights Poverty community makes them feel more connected to others who share their interests and passions. 98% of participants of our Convenings said they learnt something useful for their work, and 97% would recommend them to a colleague.

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LAST EVENT:
BUSINESS FIGHTS POVERTY GLOBAL SUMMIT 2022

13-15 June 2022
Hybrid summit taking place in London and online, 13-15 June 2022. Join our highly interactive sessions that bring together voices from across the globe, from business NGOs, academia and government - to share the latest insights on the challenges we face and the collaborative solutions that are needed.
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Tap into real-world insights from experts and practitioners across the Business Fights Poverty community. No matter where you are on your journey, find practical guidance from peers so that you can stay ahead with the latest thinking and inspire action across your organisation.

Access 4,000+ articles, podcasts, videos, reports and digital content from our Virtual Summits, with new content added regularly by our international network of 100+ world-class Content Partners. Deepen our shared understanding of key challenges by partnering with us to create original thought leadership.

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CLIMATE JUSTICE
Climate change is affecting us all, but the most severe impacts are being felt by the most vulnerable people. This new framework explores what climate justice means in practice and the actions that business can take. Use this guide to inform business action to put people at the centre of climate action. The framework was developed with the Corporate Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School and Change by Degrees. 
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LATEST MAGAZINE
The Business Fights Poverty Magazine brings together selected content from across our community. In this issue, we explore the compelling case for action on climate justice. Explore articles that provide examples of businesses who are acting on this mission, and that explain why putting people at the heart of climate action should now be a business priority.
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About Us
We are a global community of people, companies and organisations passionate about building an equitable and resilient future.

We believe in the power of business to help improve the lives, livelihoods and learning opportunities of the most vulnerable people and communities.

We know that driving system-level change for a better future requires people to unite across traditional divides and come together in fresh and creative ways.

We curate purposeful collaboration to help companies and their partners access the insights and relationships they need to unlock new opportunities for business and social impact.

Join us. We are Business Fights Poverty.


Business Fights Poverty is proud to be a Founding UK B Corp.

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