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  • Insights Together for 2023: Insights Summary 2023

    Together for 2023: Insights Summary

    At our “Together for 2023” co-created interactive event, Business Fights Poverty brought together more than 180 business leaders, advocates, academics, and others to share and explore what they believe to be the key trends, challenges, and opportunities for action in the year ahead. This Insights Summary outlines the key ideas shared during the conversation.

  • Health Advancing Vaccination Equity 2023

    Advancing Vaccination Equity

    Business Fights Poverty hosted an online written discussion that brought together 12 leading experts and practitioners from across Europe to share and explore what they believe the barriers and opportunities are to advancing vaccination equity. Vaccinations throughout a person’s life have proved to be one of the most important public health tools in history - saving lives and simultaneously bringing significant social and economic benefits. This Insights Summary highlights the key points of the conversation.

  • Youth Futuremakers Research 2022 2022

    Futuremakers Research 2022

    On behalf of Futuremakers by Standard Chartered, Business Fights Poverty in partnership with Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, conducted a survey of over 1,200 young people about financial inclusion. The survey responses and stakeholder interviews point to three main issues: i. Young people need to be put at the heart of designing products and services that are fit for them; ii. Young people require financial information and infrastructures to make informed financial decisions; iii. A relationship of trust needs to be built as part of the provision of financial services and products.

  • Living Wages The Case for Living Wages 2022

    The Case for Living Wages

    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 and enabling businesses to more effectively deliver on human and labour rights obligations. Published with Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and Shift, with support from Unilever.

  • Insights Business Fights Poverty Magazine 2022

    Business Fights Poverty Magazine

    Across the world, a confluence of challenges— notably, COVID, conflict, and climate change—is driving a poverty tsunami that is already crashing into people’s lives. Inside this latest magazine, you will find articles about businesses are building breakwaters to protect the growing number of vulnerable people against the oncoming wave. Our magazines help you navigate the challenges of scaling your social impact and share some of the leading edge thinking on topics across the space.​ Download the latest issue and past issues by clicking on the Magazine cover.

  • Climate Justice Climate Justice Online Forum Discussions 2022

    Climate Justice Online Forum Discussions

    A summary of a series of online forum discussions about how business can put people at the heart of their climate actions. The series also covered the role of education and skills in the just transition and how thinking about diversity and inclusion can help spread the burdens and benefits of climate action.

  • Poverty Poverty Tsunami Briefing Paper 2022

    Poverty Tsunami Briefing Paper

    COVID, conflict and climate change are among a confluence of challenges driving a tsunami of poverty that is already crashing into the lives of vulnerable people and communities around the world. This briefing explores these trends and the role businesses can and should play.

  • Climate Justice Business and Climate Justice 2022

    Business and Climate Justice

    Climate change is affecting us all, but the most severe impacts are being felt by the most vulnerable people. This 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. With the Corporate Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School and Change by Degrees.

  • Food and Nutrition Food Fortification Workshop Summary 2022

    Food Fortification Workshop Summary

    This workshop summary explores how the public sector, private sector (including both local millers and multinational companies), and development organisations can work together to scale staple food fortification. Read it to discover key recommendations based on a two-pronged plan of action for collective advocacy and investment. With TechnoServe, Accenture, and endeva.

  • Agriculture Farmer Segmentation Guide 2022

    Farmer Segmentation Guide

    This guide explains how the practice of farmer segmentation, if done well, can help businesses better tailor their interventions to support smallholder farmers in their global supply chains, leading to skills development, improved access to agricultural inputs, greater resilience, and eventually, a Living Income. Download it for an overview of the basic steps that any company would take to get started, and to find out how segmentation is already helping businesses reach their objectives while improving smallholder livelihoods.