14 April 2014
The next time you order a beer, you should know that while you are raising a glass to your friends, tens of thousands of farmers, brewers, packagers, distributors, landlords and restaurateurs are saying “cheers” back.
The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, “Equality for women is progress for all” is a great rallying cry – highlighting that it is in everyone’s interest to empower women and ensure they have the same economic, social and political chances as their male counterparts.
Our business is to brew great beer that improves the quality of life for people. We love creating our beer – almost as much as our millions of customers enjoy drinking it! But we recognise that, sadly, a small minority of consumers drink alcohol irresponsibly, doing damage to themselves and to the people around them.
entrepreneurship, economic development, economic impact, enterprise development, micro enterprise, small enterprise
Andy Wales blogs from the World Economic Forum in Davos, looking at the discussions around income inequality and the varying trajectories of the middle classes in different regions.
Vincent Maphai adds the South African perspective to a new report on building entrepreneurship ecosystems
A new report by the Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative (CSRI) and Business Fights Poverty looks at the way SABMiller builds business 'ecosystems' to strengthen and support entrepreneurship programmes. Andres Penate offers the view from Latin America.
Andy Wales looks at the role the private sector can play in helping to deliver the Post-2015 sustainable development agenda.