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Happy International Women’s Day! To celebrate, we hear from inspiring women who are leading the way for Business Partnership Platform business partners, adapting, innovating and rebuilding from COVID-19. We’re celebrating women’s leadership in all its forms, and recognising the major contributions of women to helping businesses meet the challenges of COVID-19. Why? Gender equality is…

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With a view across six inclusive business models, the Business Partnerships Platform takes stock of lessons to help inform investors, businesses, non-government organisations and governments interested in investing in and supporting the energy sector to close the energy gap and create lasting environmental and social impact. Partnering for Impact The Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) supports…

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An exciting Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) partnership between Australian Agribusiness Four Season Co Pty Ltd (4S), the University of Sydney and the Australian Government has led to a new carbon credit start-up with benefits for both smallholder farmers and the environment. The new business AgCoTech has been set-up by Four Seasons to distribute medicated livestock…

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Are you an inclusive business in Fiji? Do you have a commercial idea that could help Fiji to build back better? The Australian Government is announcing a new partnership opportunity in Fiji to support COVID-19 recovery efforts, women’s economic empowerment and commercial outcomes. It follows last month’s announcement of opportunities in Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Sri…

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Photo: Susie in the buffalo dairy she co-founded in Laos @ Lam Duc Hien The Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) creates partnerships between the Australian Government and inclusive businesses for social impact. A BPP partnership in Laos is scaling a commercial buffalo dairy and connecting with smallholder farmers. Hear more on the business challenges and COVID-19…

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Are you an inclusive business? Do you have a commercial idea that could make a lasting social and environmental impact? Through the Business Partnerships Platform (BPP), the Australian Government is calling for inclusive business partnerships to help support COVID-19 recovery in the Indo-Pacific. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread economic impact across the Indo-Pacific. People are…

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Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) farmer and Field Facilitator, Almas Parveen © BCI/Khaula Jamil Businesses with gender diverse teams are more creative, responsive and resilient. Knowing how to develop and implement strategies to promote equality and empower women is an important part of doing business. In times of crises this becomes more important, as underlying gender…

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During the COVID-19 crisis, Business Partnerships Platform (BPP) partners are focused on protecting the wellbeing of their staff, repurposing their resources and networks, and finding ways to support livelihoods through their supply chains. Here are a three stories of how our partners are leveraging their unique social impact business models to support their communities during…

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A telehealth service to reach underserved communities in Rajasthan, India © Smile Foundation Distance to health professionals including general practitioners and specialists is one of the biggest barriers to health equality for Indigenous Australians. Telehealth services have the potential to lift this barrier and help to close the gap in Indigenous health status. We are…

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