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Creating inclusive & social business opportunities in rural areas in South Africa

Creating inclusive & social business opportunities in rural areas in South Africa

posted in Agriculture and Agro-processing by admin

The family-run business and social enterprise Botanica Natural Products (Pty) Ltd. produces organic cosmetic and nutraceutical raw materials from indigenous plants in rural Limpopo, South Africa. They created employment opportunities for locals of a neighboring tribal village and began sourcing indigenous plants that could adapt to the specific climate. 15 full-time employees are currently producing an organically certified extract from the Bulbine Frutescens plant, which is a traditional medicinal plant.

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01 Nov , 16
It’s time to talk about the business benefits of social investment

It’s time to talk about the business benefits of social investment

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It’s time to talk about the business benefits of social investment: "Philanthropy is not enough. Even CSR is insufficient. We want to know how you create mutual benefits for both society and shareholders, through your core business". Blog by Charlie Ashford, 14th September, 2016 (http://corporate-citizenship.com/2016/09/14/time-talk-business-benefits-...)

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05 Oct , 16
It's Africa's Time, Showcasing Inclusive Business Models

It's Africa's Time, Showcasing Inclusive Business Models

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The TV series “IT’S AFRICA’S TIME” is produced by Regency Foundation Networx, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Designed to promote and encourage the adoption of the ‘inclusive business’ model as a component of corporate growth strategy in Africa, the TV series demonstrates how this approach can make a contribution towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). (Source: Business Fights Poverty 23 September 2016, Original post by Regency Foundation Networx on July 27, 2016)

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30 Sep , 16

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