Formation of Responsible Business Alliance Nepal

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Envisioned with the space to jointly collaborate key business champions & enroll themselves in an alliance to set a common vision for contributing against human trafficking, on April 16, 2019 (2-5 pm) NBI supported by Hamro Samman Project hosted workhshop ‘Responsible Business Alliance Nepal’ at Maya Manor Boutique Hotel, Naxal.  Major objective of the program was formerly to introduce Hamro Samman Project and its effort to counter human trafficking and later on to introduce Responsible business Alliance Nepal. Alliance members will be engaged on empowering vulnerable Nepali youths to fight against human trafficking and build productive livelihood opportunities. Around 30 business leaders […]

NAFEA Workshop

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Summary On May 10 and 11, 2019, National Business Initiative (NBI) in partnership with USAID’s Hamro Samman project organized two day residential workshop titled “Towards Responsible Recruitment: Solutions to De-risk Foreign Employment Process” in Hotel Country Villa, Nagarkot. This event had the representation from key government leaders, private sector, civil society as well as national and international development partners. 55 participants participated in the program as per following details: Organization No of participants Male Female Total NBI 9 0 9 NAFEA 30 3 33 Government 5 0 5 Hamro Samman, USAID 1 4 5 Experts and Civil Society 3 0 […]

NBI Presentation in Bali Process

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  Vice President of NBI, Mr. Kush K Joshi has made a presentation representing Nepalese Private Sector in Bali Government and Business Forum held in Indonesia from August 4-6. He participated in the forum along with Home Minister Honorable Ram B Thapa. BGABF is a high level forum of business people and government from more than 45 countries of Asia Pacific Region to work jointly on the issues of Modern Day Slavery. BGABF recommends three pillars of Acknowledge, Act and Adapt to both government and business while addressing the issues of modern day slavery. You can read more about bali […]

Signing of Agreement between NBI and Winrock International

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National Business Initiative (NBI) has signed an agreement with Winrock International to support USAID funded Hamro Samman Project. Mr. Rohan Gurung, NBI Executive Member and President of Nepal Association of Foreign Employment Agencies Association (NAFEA) signed the agreement on behalf of NBI whereas Ms Sabina Pradhan, Deputy Chief of Party, Hamro Samman Project signed on behalf of Winrock International.      

Roundtable on “Open Data for Business”

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  Introduction On 17th June 2018 the National Business Initiative (NBI) in collaboration with the Data for Development in Nepal Program (implemented by the Asia Foundation in partnership Development Initiatives with funding from the UK Government’s Department of International Development) held a roundtable discussion with business leaders on “Open Data for Business”. In the past few years, there has been initial efforts from the Government of Nepal to open up data to the public. There is also growing discourse among government agencies and civil society on open data and recognition of its importance to Nepal’s development. However, the use of […]

Open Data Round Table 2018

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 Roundtable on “Open Data for Business” 17th June, 2018 | Hotel Yellow Pagoda National Business Initiative in association with Asia Foundation Nepal organized Roundtable on ” Open Data for Business” on 17th June 2018. The program aimed to ensure that more and better data is available, accessible and usable by range of government, civil society, and private sector actors at the national and subnational level to inform decision making, implementation and monitoring of development efforts. Around 30 Participants representing different private organizations attended the program raising questions regarding Open Data. Program started at 2:30 pm and had been divided into […]

Guideline Launch and Workshop

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  Launch of ‘Responsible Business in Nepal: A Guide for Executives’, and a deliberation on ‘Responding Responsibly: Nepali Private Sector in National Rebuilding’ was conducted on 21st July, 2015. ‘Responsible Business in Nepal: A Guide for Executives’ has been prepared while capturing the inputs of National and International practitioners and speakers at the ‘Nepal Responsible Business Summit- 2014’jointly organized by National Business Initiative (NBI), Himalayan Climate Initiative (HCI), School of Management, Tribhuvan University (SoMTU), Kathmandu University School of Management (KUSOM), and Deutsche Gesellschaftfür Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

NBI-Club of Rome Nepal talk program

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  On 25th February, 2015, a talk program  by Prof. Dr. Dr. Franz Joself Radermancher, Ulm University, Germany was jointly organized by NBI and The Club of Rome Nepal. In the program, Prof. Radermancher presented a paper on the topic “Towards 2050- Reflections on the Present works of Club of Rome”, which highlighted the importance of a socially balanced world that can be achieved through a green and inclusive market economy.