Margaret Hanson

Agility is a global logistics provider, based in Kuwait. In 2006, it reorganized and joined the ranks of the top ten global logistics providers worldwide. Following this reorganization, CEO Tarek Sultan took the initiative to give greater definition to his company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) profile.

Published 27 Mar 2009

Reference 5559

Topic Operations

Industry Logistics and Supply Chain

Region Middle-East

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EDF (Electricité de France), France's main electricity generation and distribution company and a major player in European energy markets, began a handful of pilot projects in the early 1990s, providing electricity access to off-grid rural consumers in Africa.

Published 31 Jan 2009

Reference 5547

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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Global Impact is a US registered non-profit organisation dedicated to 'assuring help for the world's most vulnerable'. Representing more than 50 of the most respected US-based global charities, including CARE, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiere, and World Vision, it raises funds for its charity members in workplaces across the US and overseas.

Published 18 Feb 2008

Reference 5490

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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PuR, the water purification product sold in small sachets, had suffered a string of failed market tests, but the public health benefits of the product had been demonstrated repeatedly in bottom of the pyramid (BOP) markets where finding clean drinking water can be a daily nightmare.

Published 01 Oct 2006

Reference 5394

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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P&G's PuR: Purifier of Water, a household water treatment sold in small sachets, was developed by P&G, in collaboration with the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and targeted 'bottom of the pyramid' (BOP) households, where water treatment facilities are often lacking. The product was a technological and public health success, but a commercial market failure (Case A).

Published 10 Jan 2006

Reference 5394

Topic Responsibility

Region Global

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