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Five lessons from ten Corporate-Charity partnerships 
From charity partnership with 10 FTSE100 companies, key lessons for coys to have a positive impact on poverty, the environment, and working well together with charities and government.
Dismantling the poverty premium
Limited means of consumers on low incomes reduces their economic flexibility, creates costly choices, which then serves to reduce their overall means. This cycle of paying over the odds makes up the poverty premium.
Effects of grandparents' involvement
About half of grandparents, in U.S. and Europe, provide some kind of childcare to their grandchildren. How does grandparents' involvement affect their own lives, their children, their grandchildren? 5 observations...
The case for Living Wages
Paying living wages throughout core operations and the value chain strengthens business performance, resilience, stability, while delivering measurable social impact and enabling more effective delivery on human rights obligations.
Facing the poverty tsunami
COVID, conflict, climate change are some of challenges driving tsunami of poverty already crashing into lives of vulnerable people, communities around the world. An extra 1bn people will live in poverty. How can business help?
'We heard God say He was going to connect us to the poor in spirit'
Using the Kickstarter scheme, they created job placements with Christian firms, for 18-24 year olds on universal credit, plus mentoring and a course. Many are now on a faith journey..
Pureflow - a founder's story
There are over 1M motorcycle drivers in East Africa and less than 20% own their bike. Pureflow's lease-to-own program gives opportunity to own. This creates sustainable income, opportunities to save, and financial independence as well as kingdom growth.
Developing commercial farmers - creating path to land ownership for the poor
Agros purchases large tracts of land and invites landless families to join a village, where members buy for their land by building agri-businesses and working cooperatively.
Global economic inequality: what matters most is not who you are, but where you are 
A person’s knowledge, skills, and how hard they work all matter for whether they are poor or not but together far less than being born into a large, productive economy.
Connecting social action and faith-sharing
A helpful booklet about lessons learnt from social action + faith sharing. Case studies, tips and practical suggestions. "When you meet a need, you create a context to share something of the hope we have."
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Online - Tackling hygiene poverty as a church
Compassionate Communities. Hygiene poverty is not new, but it has made the headlines recently as increasing numbers of people are unable to afford essential hygiene products. Holy Sepulchre London partner with The Hygiene Bank, a national charity focused on bringing an end to hygiene poverty. This session will explore hygiene poverty in London, and how church communities can get involved in helping to bring an end to hygiene poverty. Ending with an opportunity for Q&A.
Speaker: The Revd Nick Mottershead, Holy Sepulchre London

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