Posts by Guest blogger

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Youth in Nairobi: Technology and Education

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This blog was produced by Cherie Enns.  She is an educator (University of the Fraser Valley) and urban planner (Cherie Enns Consulting), who first moved to Kenya in 1970.  It is high time we stopped viewing our young people as part of the problem and started cultivating their promise and potential. Let us all resolve to […]

Improving corporate performance and the social responsiveness of corporations

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This blog post was produced by Scott Schaffer, who is a professor of sociology and a specialist in social ethics. Having worked on problems ranging from the ethics of large-scale social change to cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism and the ethics of development, Scott now brings his fifteen years of expertise to bear on issues of social responsibility, […]

Reinventing the toilet to help developing nations

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This blog post was produced by Jason Gerhard, an Associate Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Geoenvironmental Restoration at Western University.  Dr. Gerhard leads research into soil and groundwater remediation, with applications in urban sustainability and sanitation. I have worked for more than 15 years in the remediation of sites contaminated […]

Information and Communications Technologies and their Promise for Development Education

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This blog post was written by Iain Macdonald, a CCIB Solutions associate.  Iain Macdonald runs an industry training and capacity-building centre at The University of British Columbia, and has sixteen years of experience in the creation and delivery of training, education and capacity-building solutions in Canadian and international contexts. As a consultant, he has worked […]

From Values to Value – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

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This blog post was produced by Scott Schaffer, who is a professor of sociology and a specialist in social ethics. Having worked on problems ranging from the ethics of large-scale social change to cosmopolitanism and multiculturalism and the ethics of development, Scott now brings his fifteen years of expertise to bear on issues of social responsibility, […]

Is Bolivia losing the opportunity for social and technological investment?

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This blog post has been produced by Patricia Monje, CEO of ATIPANA and CCIB Solutions associate in Bolivia. Her career prior to entering the extractive sector included work in CARE Bolivia as well as Fundacion PUMA.  Está Bolivia perdiendo su oportunidad de inversión social y tecnológica? A pesar de que en los últimos años Bolivia ha estado […]

Avuncular Travel Tips – for our followers planning to travel over the holidays

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This post was produced by Don Sawyer who recently retired as Director of Okanagan College’s International Development Centre.  He is an educator, writer and development specialist and lives in Salmon Arm, BC, with his wife.  His two grown daughters live in Philadelphia and New Orleans, living exciting lives of their own.   For 25 years […]