Scaling Impact in Brazil’s Public Education System

Questions of quality, equity, and engagement have consistently afflicted the Brazilian public education system, with massive differences between socioeconomic status and geographic regions. Throughout the enormous nation of Brazil, there are young people who yearn for the opportunity to make changes in the education sector within their communities. 

DBC: Supporting a Black-Owned Business is an Opportunity for All-Around Growth

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DBC applied to Pro Bono for Economic Equity (PBEE), an SAP volunteering program to foster economic equity for black-owned businesses and social enterprises in order to work on the “chaos” the company was experiencing with its daily operations. Williams found the involvement to be very thorough and was able to discuss his company beyond “the website version of DBC” with his three SAP consultants.

Announcing the “Reimagining Economic Growth in New York City” Challenge

REG-NYC will bring together teams of employees from leading companies who will collaborate on ways to revitalize New York City through establishing circular economic models. The competition will help to foster new jobs, support circular businesses and start-ups, and ensure that low-and-moderate income (LMI) communities are part of the conversation around economic development and circularity.

Rayuwa: A Team Response to COVID-19 in Nigeria

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Since the moment the novel coronavirus officially landed in Nigeria, the response from PYXERA Global’s Rayuwa program has been to ensure, as best we can, sustained program activities that build community resilience in a way that emphasizes the safety of the program’s staff and members of the community.

Rayuwa: Translating John Deere’s Purpose into Practice

John Deere, PYXERA Global, the Government of Nigeria, and rural Nigerian communities share a vision—to achieve a food secure and prosperous Nigeria. To translate purpose into practice, John Deere and PYXERA Global created the Rayuwa program.

T I E Initiative: Infusing African Artistry into the World of Fashion and Interior Design

There’s a new model launching African artistry into the world of fashion and interior design: the T I E Initiative (Tradition. Innovation. Entrepreneurship). Showcasing the bright and complex hand-woven fabrics of Ghana and Ethiopia, the T I E model sets the stage to introduce iconic African design to global markets. It will provide the world of fashion and home décor a beautiful—and ethical—way to bring traditional hand-crafted products to consumers, while enhancing quality of life in African artisan communities.

Jaipur Rugs: Demystifying Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid

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Jaipur Rugs is committed to closing the gender gap and eradicating poverty in rural India. Supported by socially conscious consumers who appreciate and value responsible production, the business has met local needs and aligned itself with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, long before their ratification.