Top 10 Blogs of 2016

By Zahid Torres-Rahman, Founder and Director, Business Fights Poverty

Top 10 Blogs of 2016

Over 2016, members and Content Partners shared over 430 articles on Business Fights Poverty – valuable insights, cases studies and reports. We now have an archive of close to 5,300 stories!

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To help you navigate the wealth of archive material we are pulling out the best articles related to each of our Challenges and you can access these from the Challenge pages. You can still also find content grouped by topic and via the search bar.

So what have been the most popular blogs of 2016? Based on the number of unique visitors, the top ten are listed below. I feel genuinely privileged to have the opportunity to be part of a community with such a wealth of experience. I look forward to continuing to learn from you in 2017!

10. Delivering Dignity through Healthcare: Geel Medical Services, Finalist in the Unilever Global Development Award Delivering Dignity through Healthcare: Geel Medical Services,supported by Business Fights Poverty

9. Meet Brian Sullivan, Google Ocean and Earth Outreach: Spotlight Interview

8. Four Reasons Why GSK and Save the Children’s Partnership Stands Out: Jane Nelson, Director, Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School

7. Three Key Steps to Empowering Women in Global Value Chains: Gerry Boyle, Senior Policy Advisor, Private Sector Engagement, Care International

6. Convergence – Design Funding for Blended Finance in Emerging and Frontier Markets: Serena Guarnaschelli, Dalberg

5. Lessons in System Leadership from the World Economic Forum’s New Vision for Agriculture Initiative: Jane Nelson, Director, Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative, and Beth Jenkins, Insights Director, Business Fights Poverty and Senior Fellow, CR Initiative

4. Launch of the Senegal Women’s Investment Club – A Journey to the “Missing Middle” in Women-led Investment: Tania Beard, Francine Ndong and Salma Ait Hssayene

3. Going Beyond Supply and Demand – The Role of Business in Socio-Cultural Interventions to Increase Women’s Access to Finance: Shruthi Jayaram and Tania Beard, Dalberg Global Development Advisors

2. The Paradox of Partnership – Overcoming Cultural Difference: Stuart Reid, Board Trustee, The Partnering Initiative

1. The Global Goals and the Ruggie Principles – Squaring the Circle on Private Sector Engagement: Francis West, Head of Private Sector Policy & Advocacy, Unicef UK

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