During 2015 and 2016, BIF provided Human Resources (HR) and productivity training and consultancy to five garment factories in the Yangon region. This paper describes the rationale for providing the training, how the training was carried out, the positive impacts achieved, as well as the lessons learned – these will be especially useful for factory owners and managers considering implementing similar training in their factories.
The Business Partnerships Fund will provide support to multinational companies to develop projects that generate commercial value whilst also improving the lives of the poor in developing countries. This document contains more information about the selection criteria for the Business Partnerships Fund.
Managing and measuring market systems programme interventions requires data from partner companies. This How to Note explores how and why.
BIF How to Note - Building strong foundations: Effective partnering between companies and market systems programmes
Strong working relationships between and market systems programmes are essential to the success of any such programme. Working together to achieve tangible and robust change is a fundamental stepping stone to facilitating sustainable change across a market system. This How to Note explores how and why.
BIF How to Note - Finding common ground: How companies and market system programmes engage effectivley?
Market systems programmes and companies need to identify common goals in order to be able to engage with each other. This How to Note explores how and why.