News – Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23

May 7, 2012 – Announcements Quito hosts Latin America and the Caribbean’s biggest Corporate Social Responsibility conference May 21-23 2012 CSRAmericas conference to discuss ways to incorporate small producers into value chains, youth skills, and methods to measure the social impact of businesses and multi-stakeholder alliances CSR executives from major …

Companies miss out on tax incentives for sustainability

Companies miss out on tax incentives for sustainability Companies might fail to minimise the cost of sustainability initiatives if their tax departments are not involved in the efforts, says Ernst & Young. More >>> US biofuels set to outshine geothermal, say financiers The investment future is bright for the US …

Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto

October 5, 2011 – Webstories Women entrepreneurs: too often trapped in the microenterprise ghetto Innovative approaches can boost women’s economic presence among small business owners in Latin America and the Caribbean Over the past three decades, women in Latin America and the Caribbean have dramatically increased their role in the …

Successful examples of corporate social responsibility highlighted in business event

May 26, 2011 – News Releases Successful examples of corporate social responsibility highlighted in business event More than 800 entrepreneurs and international experts participated in the second day of the CSRAméricas conference ASUNCION, Paraguay ? Presentations of successful examples of corporate social responsibility in the region as well as a …

Microfinance becoming globally recognized, commercial viability improving, Microscope says

Report by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides global ranking for business environment in microfinance Microfinance is rapidly shifting from a niche product to a globally recognized form of finance, with technology allowing the industry to lend and offer financial services to low-income populations and entrepreneurs around the world, according to …