Driven by our Purpose, We Blend Care & Creativity to Nourish the World, Griffith Foods is a global product development partner specializing in food ingredients. Griffith works side-by-side with our partners, blending unique capabilities to create delicious, healthy and sustainable products that meet customer and consumer needs. Established in 1919 and now in the fourth generation of family leadership, Griffith has food experts working in over 30 countries, helping customers grow their brands in current markets and move into new geographies.
Griffith Foods is committed to creating positive impact at every level of the value chain. Our triple-bottom-line Sustainability Platform, built on People, Planet and Performance, is integrated into every business decision. Sustainability ensures the food we create supports employees, communities and consumers, drives positive environmental action and elevates our business. Join Griffith Foods in Creating Better Together™.
Essilor, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, is driven by the mission of improving lives by improving sight. In 2013, Essilor established its inclusive business arm, 2.5 New Vision Generation, to create awareness, develop infrastructure and bring affordable eye care to low-income countries which count for 90% of the 2.5bn people who suffer from uncorrected poor vision globally. Essilor also launched the BoP Innovation Lab, supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board, to develop scalable solutions for BoP consumers. Essilor is proud to support the BoP Global Network Summit to engage with a diverse group of organizations with the common goal to make enterprises more sustainable.
The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) is a global initiative supporting the scaling and replication of inclusive business models. iBAN manages the largest global online knowledge platform (iBAN blue) on inclusive business and offers a focused Capacity Building Program (iBAN weave) for selected companies and policy makers in developing and emerging countries. iBAN creates space where evidence-based knowledge transforms into learning and new partnerships. With its focus on promoting the upscale of inclusive business models and consequently improving the lives of the poor, iBAN is actively contributing to the achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. iBAN is currently funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the European Union. It is implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high-quality products and reliable services to customers and communities in more than 50 countries. CEMEX has a rich history of improving the well-being of those it serves through innovative building solutions, efficiency advancements, and efforts to promote a sustainable future.
Our Responsible Business strategy contributes to our vision of building a better future, and seeks to understand stakeholder expectations by managing impacts and creating value through 3 priorities: 1. Design and implement inclusive business models with social impact, 2. Implement sustainable community engagement plans to improve quality of life, 3. Design and co-create cross-functional responsible business practices within our operations and with our value chain. Thus, contributing to the challenges of sustainable development and aligning CEMEX Sustainability Agenda to the UN SDG’s.
Based on commitment, responsibility, and cooperation between government, private sector, and civil society, our business philosophy has enabled us to become a global benchmark in Corporate Social Responsibility practices—benefiting up to 12.6 million people from our programs by 2016. Which is why we are glad to continue working with BoP Global Network Summit in 2017. For more information, visit: www.cemex.com
The Multilateral Investment Fund serves as an IDBG innovation laboratory to promote development through the private sector by identifying, supporting, testing and piloting new solutions to development challenges and seeking to create opportunities for the poor and vulnerable populations in the LAC region. To fulfill its role, the MIF engages and inspires the private sector and works with the public sector when needed.
Created in 1993 by 21 donor countries, we are the largest provider of technical assistance for private-sector development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We have financed more than US$2 billion in grants and investments for private sector development projects. In all, we have funded more than 2,000 MIF projects with various partners.
Funds for our activities come from contributions made by our member countries—now totaling 39—in Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, Europe, and Asia.
PepsiCo is guided by Performance with Purpose – our fundamental belief that the success of our company is inextricably linked to the sustainability of the world around. We believe that continuously improving the products we sell, operating responsibly to protect our planet and empowering people around the world is what enables PepsiCo to run a successful global company that creates long-term value for society and our shareholders. For more information, visit www.pepsico.com.