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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
An interaction between NBI and CA members from business community was conducted on 11th October, 2014.
Building upon earlier efforts to promote responsible business by various apex bodies of Nepali business associations, NBI Business Code of Conduct Concepts launched in 2013 as a voluntary step towards better business practices. “Nepal Responsible Business Summit 2014″ was held on 16-17 December 2014 in Kathmandu with an objective to bring Nepal’s business community together to discuss how to: Integrate responsible practices into their core business Build a brand around responsible practices Create operational efficiency through responsible practices Increase and improve stakeholder engagement Effectively manage integrity and compliance issues Each of the above objectives was discussed thoroughly in five separate parallel tracks, consisting […]
A national Code of Conduct on ethical business practices was officially launched on 28th July, 2013. A baseline survey report on Ethical Business Practice in Nepal was also launched on the same day. The event was inaugurated and by Rt. Honorable Mr Khilraj Regmi.
NBI organized an interaction with members from Nepal Consumer Forum in 6 April 2013 on various aspects of consumer rights promotion in Nepal. In the interaction program, Mr. Jyoti Baniya from NCF and Mr. Saroj Pandey from NBI presented their papers. The interaction lead to enrichment of consumer rights section in the NBI Code of Conduct concepts.