Creating a Better World Through Marketing: The World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

Today I was among several thousand participants in Dhaka, Bangladesh for the first event of its kind. The World Marketing Summit brings together global leaders in marketing to discuss how marketing philosophies, approaches and insights can help discover innovative solutions to global challenges. The summit is an initiative of the marketing guru (yes, that’s how they refer to him) Phillip Kotler with the full support of the Bangladesh government.

Reporting from the World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

The 1st World Marketing Summit held in Bangladesh this past week provided a platform for sharing ideas among representatives from corporate, government and development agencies about how marketing can create a better world. One of my favorite presentations was by Dr. Kazi Anis Ahmed of the Gemcom Group in Bangladesh and the President of Teatulia Organic Tea s that are grown in Bangladesh and are now available in Whole Foods in the US and Harrods in England [ store locator ].

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Grants for Ghanan, Nicaraguan, and Pacific Islander Countries' Disabled Persons' Nonprofits

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: August 18, 2011 Disability Rights Fund Invites Grant Applications From Disabled Persons' Organizations in Ghana, Nicaragua, and Pacific Island Countries The Disability Rights Fund seeks to strengthen the participation of disabled persons' organizations (DPO's) in efforts to advance the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the country level in the Global South and Eastern Europe/former Soviet Union. From The Foundation Center. [If

Grants for International Programs that Promote United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

Deadline: August 19, 2010 Disability Rights Fund Offers International Grant Program to Promote United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The Disability Rights Fund seeks to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons' Organizations (DPO's) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at the country level in the Global South and Eastern Europe/former Soviet Union. From The Foundation Center. [If

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #2 Investment in Strategic Blogger Outreach

Giving in a Digital World

He told the story of his work with Global Hope Network International on a project to fund the provision of clean water for a Kenyan village called Ola Nagele, by getting 100 donors to join the ‘Extended Village’ Sounds like a typical project crowd funding appeal. Over the last few years, charities have increasingly got to grips with establishing a branded social media presence and starting to collect and engage with ‘Followers’ of various types.