This document is made possible by the generous support of the American people and British people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (UK aid). Contents of this information are the responsibility of National Business Initiative and Winrock International and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government, or UK aid or the United Kingdom Government.
NBI will facilitate creation of the Alliance and manage its secretariat for the first three years of its life. It will build on its existing network to create the Alliance, which will include TIP progressive companies with operations in Nepal. Alliance members will include promising and influential leaders from the business community and pledge to be CTIP champions. Hamro Samman Project will act as a co-facilitator and resource to NBI and member companies in the development and management of the Business Alliance and its activities. The Alliance is expected to evolve over time. It may grow organically to include other […]
The Responsible Business Alliance Nepal will serve as an important platform to test and share ideas and knowledge, make linkages and harness relationships, leverage branding and promotions, and troubleshoot challenges in the achievement of goals aimed at countering human trafficking and labor exploitation and empowering Nepali workers. In line with the recommendations from the Bali Process Government and Business Forum attended by NBI, the Alliance will adopt the AAA Framework as the model of engagement. Through the framework, the participants will Acknowledge the scale of the problem, Act to strengthen and implement ethical practices, policy and legal frameworks, and work […]
The Hamro Samman Project and National Business Initiative (NBI) are partnering to create the Responsible Business Alliance Nepal, a strategic alliance of businesses and professionals, with the purpose to jointly act on and advance goals that serve both business development and social objectives. Hamro Samman, a five-year project supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, and implemented by Winrock International, works to reduce trafficking-in-persons (TIP), including labor exploitation in domestic and foreign employment, as well as in the Nepali adult entertainment sector. The purpose of the Alliance is to improve knowledge […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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.