Results for Sustainable Development

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

March 30, 2007 Greenpeace releases a study accusing the electronic industry of contamination of rivers and wells, a study commissioned by Nokia shows the power of the mobile phone in rural India, and Vodafone join with Citigroup to offer a revolutionary money transfer system. Read more >
Economic empowerment through mobile

Economic empowerment through mobile

January 30, 2007 Vodafone director of corporate responsibility, Charlotte Grezo, argues that providing people in developing countries with banking services through their mobile phones is a significant driver of economic growth. Read more >
Empowering local communities

Empowering local communities

January 30, 2007 This edition of Briefing discusses how multinationals can promote socio-economic change by using their core skills. In the end, economic empowerment is the only antidote to poverty and problematic social issues. Read more >
Global accountability needs to improve

Global accountability needs to improve

December 07, 2006 Organisations have to become more transparent and need to improve their response to complaints if they wish to build trust in the communities in which they operate. This was the conclusion of the Global Accountability Report 2006, which was launched by the One World Trust on December 4. Read more >