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6 February 2017

Equity Bank's initiative with Kenya Red Cross to help famine-stricken counties

Author: Cynthia Ilako, The Star (Kenya)

"Equity partners with Kenya Red Cross to fight hunger"...

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16 August 2016

Kenya: Equity Group sponsors 64 students from poor backgrounds to top global universities

Author: George Ngigi, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Equity Group sponsors 64 students to top US universities"...

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7 August 2015

Kenya: Court declines to award damages for sacked manager accused of sexually assaulting Equity Bank's scholarship program's beneficiary

Author: Kenya News Agency, in Nairobi News

"No Damages for Bank Manager Accused of Sexual Harassment"...

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31 May 2015

Human rights due diligence by businesses: An integral part in reimagining Africa’s economic future

Author: Joseph Kibugu, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Human rights due diligence by businesses: An integral part in reimagining Africa’s economic future"...

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21 January 2014

Needy students get Sh1.2bn boost in Equity fees scheme [Kenya]

Author: Simon Ciuri, Business Daily (Kenya)

Equity Bank and its partners will this year spend Sh1.2 billion to finance tuition and accommodation fees for 2,000 students joining Form One under the Wings to Fly programme. Equity Bank CEO James Mwangi said that the money would support the...

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25 August 2013

More students set to benefit from Equity scholarships [Kenya]

Author: Ouma Wanzala, Business Daily (Kenya)

Equity Group Foundation is targeting to provide 10,000 scholarships for needy students by 2015. Equity Group Foundation managing director Helen Gichohi said that the foundation has so far supported 8,671 students at a cost of $76.5 million or Sh6.5...

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1 September 2012

Report examines how to achieve business success through addressing societal needs; includes examples of good practices

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1 September 2012

[PDF] Shared Value in Emerging Markets: How Multinational Corporations Are Redefining Business Strategies to Reach Poor or Vulnerable Populations

Author: Greg Hills, Patty Russell, Veronica Borgonovi, Alex Doty and Lakshmi Iyer, FSG

The challenges facing poor or vulnerable populations require innovative, sustainable, and large-scale solutions...Large companies are uniquely positioned to leverage their size and business models to address social problems sustainably and at scale....

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1 May 2011

UK Department for International Development publishes new paper "on the role of the private sector in fighting world poverty"

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1 May 2011

[PDF] The engine of development: The private sector and prosperity for poor people [UK]

Author: Department for International Development

UK aid is about generating opportunity and prosperity for poor people in developing countries. This document sets out how we intend to put the private sector centre-stage in doing this. Our new approach to working with the private sector is about us...

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