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Accelerating Access Initiative (AAI)
UNAIDS is working in conjunction with businesses, including six major pharmaceutical companies, to improve access to AIDS care in the hardest-hit regions of the world.

BPD Water and Sanitation Cluster
The majority of international private water operators have joined with local governments and NGOs in this initiative to provide clean water and safe sanitation to poor communities in seven under-developed countries.

Business Trust
A partnership between over 100 companies in South Africa and the South African government to create jobs, reduce crime, improve literacy and tackle malaria.

Family Health & Development Partnership
Procter and Gamble teams up with UNICEF and others to promote health, nutrition and access to clean water in over 25 countries around the world.

Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
Pharmaceutical companies, governments and NGOs have committed themselves to the mission of ensuring every child in the world will be protected against vaccine-preventable diseases.

Global Health Initiative
Led by the World Economic Forum and involving its member companies and the WHO, GHI’s object is to increase business engagement in the battle against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

Global Master Plan for Cycling
Working with national and local governments on every continent the Global Master Plan for Cycling promotes the bicycle as a non-polluting, time-saving mode of transport that can improve the quality of life and increase business opportunities in developing countries.

Global Reporting Initiative
Setting standards for sustainability reporting which are used by more than 155 companies from 17 countries the GRI works in response to the increasing influence of sustainability upon decision-making by corporations, governments and capital markets worldwide.

Malaria Prevention Partnerships; A Strategic Health Management Approach
Exxon Mobil has implemented a programme in over 30 African countries to prevent and combat malaria within its workforce. The company is focusing on new drug discovery and new drug development.

Partnership for the development of urban services in Casablanca
This partnership to provide water, sanitation, and electricy services to the city of Casablana has already brought electricity to 11,000 households and clean water to 4,000.

Roll Back Malaria - A Global Partnership
This global partnership between the World Health Organisation, UNICEF, World Bank, United Nations Development Programme, NGOs and businesses aims to halve the world's malaria burden by 2010.

Sustainable Agriculture resource for Rural Ghana
The Sustainable Agriculture Integrated Resource for Ghana in an NGO formed in 1995 by Ghanaian agricultural scientists with the aim of promoting sustainable agricultural growth and alleviating hunger and other problems in drought affected areas.

Treatment of Arsenic Contaminated Drinking Water
Many safe water projects in India and Bangledesh were found to be contaminated by arsenic. This initiative combates this problem, improving the quality of life and health of a potential 75 million people.

West Africa Water Initiative
A $41 million project to provide potable water and sanitation to rural villages in Ghana, Mali and Niger, West Africa

WHO and Aventis: A Partnership to Save Lives
Aventis, a leading pharmaceuticals company, has teamed with the World Health Organization to combat African Trypanosomiasis, better known as sleeping sickness.

Yemen Technology Transfer & Community Assistance
Canadian Nexen Petroleum Yemen have established this programme in partnership with the Yemen Ministry of Oil & Mineral Resources to create and maintain a skilled workforce and to improve essential services (education, health, water supply, electricity).



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