Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Blurring Corporate and NGO Lines

2004-11-05 Thread Cornelio Hopmann
Dear Al, On one side you are perfectly right: large corporations do have resources like technical expertise, logistics and capital, that could and should be leveraged to fight poverty (yet be aware of Halliburton's performance in Iraq or the Water-companies in Bolivia). Yet I'm afraid that your

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Blurring Corporate and NGO Lines

2004-11-03 Thread Lee Thorn
Dear Colleagues, I find the discussion fascinating. I am learning. Thank you all that have shared and that have written me privately. I, for one, am overcome by the question of the alleviation of poverty in all its facets and am especially overwhelmed by questions about urban poverty. I know in

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Blurring Corporate and NGO Lines

2004-11-01 Thread Sam Lanfranco
Al Hammond [EMAIL PROTECTED] is correct when he observes: Vickram Crishna offers interesting insights--and I accept that the world is more complicated and that boundaries are often blurred in practice. ...[text deleted].. Nonetheless, until recently, few socially-minded entrepreneurs were