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Whether you’re a woman who wants to grow your business or you’re wondering how to leverage and support this growing market, BUYING FOR IMPACT How to Buy from Women and Change Our World has the answers you need now.

The ultimate guide to doing business with millions of entrepreneurial women around the world.

The shape of the planet’s marketplace has been changed completely by forces of political and demographic change. Where once women were ...

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Buying For Impact: How to Buy From Women and Change Our World

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Overview

Whether you’re a woman who wants to grow your business or you’re wondering how to leverage and support this growing market, BUYING FOR IMPACT How to Buy from Women and Change Our World has the answers you need now.

The ultimate guide to doing business with millions of entrepreneurial women around the world.

The shape of the planet’s marketplace has been changed completely by forces of political and demographic change. Where once women were sidelined in the global marketplace, now they are at the heart of it all. In places as remote as Bangladesh and Mali and as familiar and Paris and New York, businesses owned and managed by women are carving out a vibrant and thriving place in the 21st-century economy.

In this book, you’ll find all that you need to know to understand how this hidden market works, not only for women in business, but for everyone. Above all, you’ll learn more about how to foster its growth for a more sustainable future. Whether you’re a woman who wants to grow your business or your wondering how to leverage this growing market, BUYING FOR IMPACT, How to Buy from Women and Change Our World has the answers you need now.

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“In this age of participation, companies and governments are investing in women as a fundamental business and economic growth strategy. We can all work to enhance the power of women’s economic inclusion, whether we create a network of committed resources and expertise to tackle regional issues or leverage supply chains to expand market opportunities for women entrepreneurs. This book shares an astonishing collection of innovative applicable practices that companies, governments, and women entrepreneurs can take to decrease barriers and increase opportunities to expand women’s economic participation, ultimately allowing women to grow their incomes and contribute to the well-being of their families and all of society.”

– From the Foreword by Melanne S. Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, U.S. Department of State

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599323527
  • Publisher: Advantage Media Group
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth A. Vazquez is the President, CEO and Co-Founder of WEConnect International, a corporate-led nonprofit that helps to empower women business owners to succeed in global markets. She is a serial social entrepreneur and world leader in global supplier diversity and inclusion. The WEConnect network is active in countries that represent more than 40 percent of the world’s population, and the corporate member network represents more than US$700 billion in annual purchasing power.

Andrew J. Sherman is a Partner at the global law firm of Jones Day. He focuses his practice on issues affecting business growth for companies at all stages, including developing strategies to leverage intellectual property and technology assets, as well as international corporate transactional and franchising matters. He has written over twenty books on the legal and strategic aspects of business growth, franchising, capital formation, and the leveraging of intellectual property.

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  • Posted March 25, 2013

    Very helpful guide for women business owners, policy makers and

    Very helpful guide for women business owners, policy makers and procurement executives interested in learning how to do more business with women.

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