When Business Is Not as Usual: Why Companies Should Engage with Humanitarian Crises

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As evidenced in places such as Syria and Yemen, humanitarian crises are becoming ever more complex (OCHA, 2017a). In response, international and humanitarian organizations increasingly call upon the private sector to help alleviate human suffering. As we describe in our recent article (Hotho & Girschik, 2019), many companies have answered this call. In the past, the role of companies in humanitarian crises tended to be limited to financial or in-kind donations. Today, more and more companies seek a direct role in the delivery of humanitarian action, often through collaborative partnerships with humanitarian organizations.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Publikationsdato11 dec. 2019
UdgivelsesstedFrederiksberg
UdgiverThe Business of Society
StatusUdgivet - 11 dec. 2019

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