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ANTICORRUPTION (23) (top)
 

1. Anticorruption Organizations: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where the private sector plays a proactive role in combating corruption?

2. Combating Corruption: What are the global benchmarks and best practices at the national level for combating corruption in the public sector?

3. Combating Corruption in Higher Education: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for combating corruption at higher education institutions in developing economies? *

4. Combating Financial Crime: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for combating financial crime in developing economies?

5. Combating Software Piracy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for combating software piracy in developing economies? *

6. Corporate Foundation Accountability: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in accountability at corporate foundations? *

7. Delivering Medical Services & Supplies into Rural Territories: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for delivering medical services and supplies into rural territories in developing economies? *

8. Deregulation to Reduce Informal Payments: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for reducing informal payments through deregulation?

9. Deterring Low-Level Informal Payments: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for deterring informal payments to low-level officials (police, medical staff, tax assessors, title processors, etc)?

10. Government Asset Sales: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for government asset sales?

11. Government Procurement: What are the GBs and HVA BPs for government procurement? *#

12. Illegal Campaign Financing: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for stopping illegal campaign financing?

13. Improving Tax Collection: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for improving tax collection?

14. Improving Tax Collection: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for improving tax collection? (Title Update: 2012)#

15. Independent Judiciary: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for advancing the independence of the judiciary in developing and transitioning countries?

16. Minimizing Negative Intra-country Cartels: What are GBs and HVA BPs in minimizing intra-country cartels? *#

17. Natural Resource Partnerships: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for natural resource partnerships? *

18. Police Reform: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for police reform in developing economies?

19. Reducing Electoral Corruption: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for reducing electoral corruption?

20. Reducing Rent-Seeking Behavior: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for reducing rent-seeking behavior to increase GDP and improve structural balance?*#

21. Reducing Shadow Economy: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for reducing a shadow economy?*

22. Transitioning Gray Economies: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in transitioning gray economies?

23. Transitioning Informal to Formal Economy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of transitioning informal to formal economy? *

   
  CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (25) (top)
 

1. Business Benefits through Corporate Social Responsibility: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for private companies gaining business benefits through corporate social responsibility?

2. Corporate Foundation Accountability: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in accountability at corporate foundations? *

3. Corporate Social Investment: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for corporate social investment (CSI) in developing economies?

4. Corporate Social Responsibility: What are the benchmarks and best practices for CSR initiatives in developed and developing countries?

5. Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR initiatives in Africa?

6. Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR initiatives in Asia?

7. Corporate Social Responsibility in the NIS: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR initiatives among the NIS countries?

8. CSR & the Environment: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR and the environment?

9. CSR & Healthcare in Asia: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR programs in Asia targeting healthcare? *

10. Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of enterprise solutions to poverty? *

11. Improving Healthcare through CSR: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for improving healthcare through CSR? *

12. Innovation in CSR 2006: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for innovation in CSR?

13. Integrating Handicap Accessibility into Commerce: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of integrating handicap accessibility into commerce?

14. Job Placement for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for job placement for the disabled?

15. Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships: What are the benchmarks and best practices for multi-stakeholder partnerships increasing the scale of socially responsible initiatives?

16. Partnerships in Corporate Social Investment: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for partnerships in corporate social investment (CSI)?

17. Promoting CSR in Asia: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices at the national level for promoting CSR in Asia?

18. Provision of Public Goods by the Private Sector: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where public goods are delivered by the private sector?

19. Resources for Effective Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of resources for effective philanthropy? *

20. Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of social entrepreneurship in developing economies? *

21. Socially Responsible Media: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in socially responsible media? *

22. Social Marketing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of social marketing programs in developing economies? *

23. Strategic CSR: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of strategic corporate social responsibility initiatives in developing economies?

24. Sustainable Energy Consumption: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for sustainable energy consumption? *

25. University Programs in Ethical Leadership/Corporate Citizenship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for university programs in ethical leadership/corporate citizenship? *

   
  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (129) (top)
 

1. Attracting Capital FDI: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in attracting foreign business investment?2

2. Attracting FDI: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices among countries receiving the highest amounts of FDI as a percent of GDP?

3. Building Think Tanks: What are the global benchmarks for building think tanks?

4. Business Development Services for the Disabled: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for business development services (BDS) for the disabled?

5. Business Process Outsourcing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for becoming an offshore destination for business process outsourcing? *

6. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in Latin America: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for business process outsourcing in Latin America? *

7. Certification and Rating of Publicly Funded NGOs: What are the global benchmarks and high value creation best practices in certification and rating of publicly funded NGOs?

8. Commerce-friendly Labor Laws: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of commerce-friendly labor laws?

9. Country Branding: What are the benchmarks and best practices for country branding?

10. Country-Specific Investment Funds: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of key metrics for country-specific investment funds?

11. CP Market Size: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for CP market size?

12. CP/University Partnerships: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for Capitalist Philanthropist (CP)/university partnerships? *

13. Creating Long-term Employment for Those with Special Needs: What are GBs and HVA BPs for creating long-term employment for those with special needs? *

14. Cultivating a Successful Entrepreneurial Sector in Islamic Countries/Cultures: What are the TQBs and HVA BPs in cultivating a succesul entrepreneurial sector in Islamic countries/cultures?

15. Cultivating Entrepreneurial Traits in Targeted Socioeconomic Groups: What are the global bechmarks and best practices for cultivating entrepreneurial traits in targeted socioeconomic groups?

16. Developing a Brand: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing a brand?

17. Developing a Knowledge-based Economy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of developing a knowledge-based economy?

18. Developing Demand for Crafts through Electronic Media: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices to develop demand for locally produced crafts through electronic media?

19. Diaspora Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for diaspora philanthropy?

20. Economic Development in Post-Natural Disaster Areas: What are the global benchmarks and the high value-add best practices for economic development in post-natural disaster areas?

21. Economic Growth in Developing Countries: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for economic growth in developing countries?

22. Economic Sustainability of the Media in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of economic sustainability in developing economies? *

23. Education & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where education reform has been used to promote economic development? *

24. Education & Training in Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for education and training in philanthropy? *

25. Effective Rehabilitation Organizations: What are the global benchmarks and high value-adding best practices for effective rehabilitation organizations?

26. Embracing 10% Annual Giving: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices of embracing a 10% annual giving of time and resources?

27. Employment & Training for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for employment and training for the disabled in developing economies? *

28. Exposing Counterproductive or Ineffective New Tax Strategies: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in exposing counterproductive or ineffective new tax strategies?

29. Facilitating Technological Innovation: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of facilitating technological innovation? *

30. FDI by Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of FDI by developing economies?

31. Food & Drug Safety: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for ensuring food and drug safety in developing economies?

32. For-Profit Philanthropy: What are the benchmarks and best practices of for-profit philanthropy?

33. Framework for Job Creation Analysis: What are the benchmarks and best practices for developing a framework for job creation analysis?

34. Fundraising for NGOs with Headquarters in Developing Countries: What are the fundraising benchmarks and best practices for NGOs with headquarters in developing countries?

35. Global Benchmark Internships: Who are the global benchmark internships? *

36. Global Benchmarks in Country Branding: What are the global benchmarks in country branding, and what are their high value-add best practices?#

37. Global Benchmarks in Diaspora Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks in diaspora philanthropy
and what are their high value-add best practices?

38. Global Diaspora Conferences: What are the benchmarks and best practices of global diaspora conferences?

39. Global University Courses in Venture Philanthropy/Social Enterprise: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of global university courses in venture philanthropy/social enterprise? *

40. Government and Venture Capitalist Collaborations: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for government and venture capitalist collaborations?#

41. Government Creating Assset Value Previously Unseen: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for governments creating asset value previously unseen?#

42. Government Cultivating Retail Marketplaces: What are the benchmarks and best practices for government cultivating retail marketplaces?#

43. Government Initiatives in Identifying and Cultivating Innovative, High Impact Leaders: What are the benchmarks and best practices in government initiatives in identifying and cultivating innovative, high impact leaders?

44. Government Procurement : Who are GBs and HVA BPs for government procurement?*#

45. Gulf Cooperation Council Region: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in collaborative philanthropy with the Gulf Cooperation Council region?

46. Implementing Massive Scale Projects in Large Populations: What are the benchmarks and best practices for implementing massive scale projects in large populations?

47. Improving Services Supply: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for improving the service sector in developing countries?

48. Increasing Economic Contributions of Retirement-Age Populations: Who are the global benchmaks and high value-add best practices for increasing economic contributions of retirement-age populations?

49. Increasing Volunteerism among Seniors: What are the GBs and HVA BPs for increasing volunteerism among seniors?

50. Infrastructure, FDI, and Capital Investment in Emerging Markets: What are the benchmarks and best practices for attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) and capital investment in the development of infrastructure?

51. Innovation in Philanthropy: What are the benchmarks and best practices for innovation in philanthropy?

52. Intermediaries Arranging Program Related Investments (PRIs): Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of intermediaries arranging PRIs?

53. International Cooperation at the Local Level: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing “Sister Cities” development and exchange programs?

54. Internship Programs in Developing Countries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of internship programs in developing countries?

55. Internships for Job Creation: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices to using internships for job creation?

56. Investment Regions: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of establishing investment regions?*

57. Job Creation for Recent College Graduates: What are the benchmarks and bet practices for job creation for recent college graduates?

58. Job Creation in Post-Natural Disaster Areas: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for job creation in post-natural disaster areas?

59. Job Creation Programs: What are the benchmarks and best practices for job creation programs in developing economies?

60. Job Creation Programs in the ME & Africa: What are the benchmarks and best practices for job creation programs in the Middle East and Africa?

61. Knowledge Process Outsourcing: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for knowledge process outsourcing in developing economies? *

62. Labor-Intensive Export Industries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of labor-intensive export industries? *

63. Limited Life Foundations: What are the benchmarks and best practices of limited life foundations?

64. Major Philanthropic Gifts for Higher Education: What are the benchmarks and best practices for major philanthropic gifts for higher education?

65. Managing Loan Loss Expense: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of managing loan loss expense in microfinance sector? *

66. Managing Think Tanks: What are the global benchmarks for managing think tanks?

67. Maximizing the Elderly's Productivity to the Economy: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in maximizing the elderly's productivity to the economy?

68. Metrics to Measure Effective Philanthropy: Identify and assess the benchmark quantitative metrics used to evaluate and measure effective philanthropy.

69. Microfinance & Entrepreneurship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance institutions promoting entrepreneurship in developing countries? *

70. Minimizing Deposit Runs and Business Liquidation During Economic Crises: What are the GBPs and HVA BPs in minimizing deposit runs and business liquidation during economic crises?

71. Minimizing Negative Intra-country Cartels: What are GBs and HVA BPs in minimizing intra-country cartels? *#

72. Minimizing the Role of Powerful Eonomic Interest Groups in Government Procurement of Healthcare: What are the GBPs and HVA BPs in minimizing the role of powerful economic interest groups in health government procurement? *

73. Mobile Broadband in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of mobile broadband proliferation and applications in developing economies? *

74. Modern Telecommunications: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for the development of a modern telecommunications system? *

75. Modern Transportation Infrastructure: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for the development of modern transport systems infrastructure?

76. National Economic Development Strategy Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for national economic development strategy programs for developing economies?

77. Natural Resource Partnerships: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for natural resource partnerships? *

78. Non-Resident Ethnic Groups Affecting Economic Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of non-resident ethnic groups affecting economic development?

79. Open Access Urban Wireless Hot Spots: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing open access urban wireless hot spots? *

80. Organizational Culture of NGOs: What are the benchmarks and best practices in changing organizational culture of NGOs?

81. Pension Reform: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for pension system reforms in developing countries?

82. Pilot Projects for Transformational Change: What are the Benchmarks and Best Practices in using pilot projects for transformational change?

83. Poverty Alleviation Strategies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for alleviating poverty?

84. Preparing for Climate Change Impacts: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for preparing for climate change impacts in developing economies?

85. Preparing Skilled Workers: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for preparing skilled workers in developing economies? *

86. Preventing a Country from Becoming a Regressing Economy: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in preventing a country from becoming a regressing economy?#

87. Private Equity Investment in Africa: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for private equity investment in Africa?

88. Private Participation in Infrastructure: Who are the global benchmarks and what are best practices for private participation in infrastructure?

89. Prize Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for prize philanthropy?

90. Procurement and Logistics for Humanitarian Aid: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in procurement and logistics for humanitarian aid?

91. Program Related Investments: What are the benchmarks and best practices for program related investments in 2011?

92. Promoting Female Entrepreneurship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for promoting female entrepreneurship?

93. Protection of Intellectual Property Rights: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for protection of intellectual property rights in developing and transitioning countries?

94. Providing Access to Safe Water: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of providing access to safe water in developing economies?

95. Providing Professional Benchmarking Services: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for providing professional benchmarking services?

96. Providing Student Loans for Primary Education to those in Poverty: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in providing student loans for primary education to those in poverty?*

97. Reaching BOP Consumers: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for reaching BOP (bottom of the pyramid) consumers?

98. Reducing Rent-Seeking Behavior: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for reducing rent-seeking behavior to increase GDP and improve structural balance?*#

99. Reducing Shadow Economy: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for reducing a shadow economy?*

100. Removing Graffiti: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for removing graffiti?*

101. Resources for Effective Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of resources for effective philanthropy? *

102. Retraining the Middle Aged, Newly Unemployed: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in retraining the middle aged, newly unemployed?

103. Reverse Brain Drain: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of reverse brain drain?

104. Rural Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of rural philanthropy in developing economies?

105. Service Corps Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for service corps programs in developing economies? *

106. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Development: What are the best practices and global benchmarks for developing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

107. Smart Grids in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of smart grid technologies in developing economies? *

108. Social Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of social entrepreneurship in developing economies? *

109. Social Marketing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of social marketing programs in developing economies? *

110. Special Economic Zones: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for Special Economic Zones in developing economies?

111. Sports/Athletics & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for sports and athletics contributing to economic development in developing economies? *

112. Supply Chain Risk Management: What are the benchmarks and best practices of supply chain risk management? *

113. Sustainable Energy Consumption: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for sustainable energy consumption? *

114. Tax Policy for Job Creation: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing a tax policy which promotes the creation of professional jobs?

115. Technological Innovation in Rural Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovation in rural development? *

116. Technological Innovations to Combat Poverty: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovations that specifically combat poverty? *

117. Think Tanks Analyzing Government Economic Policies: What are GBs and HVA BPs of government economic policies analysis think tanks?

118. Top Quartile Benchmark Capitalist Philanthropists in Asia: Who are the TQ benchmark Capitalist Philanthropists (CPs) in Asia and what are their best practices?

119. Tourism Policies for Growth: What are the benchmarks and best practices for tourism policies to increase economic development in developing economies? *

120. Transitioning Informal to Formal Economy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of transitioning informal to formal economy? *

121. Transitioning Public to Private Industries: Who are the benchmarks and what are best practices for transitioning public to private industries?

122. University Corporation Collaboration & Market Responsive Pedagogy: What are the benchmarks and best practices for university corporation collaboration and market responsive pedagogy? *

123. Urban Expansion: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for sustainable urban expansion?

124. USAID Funds for Economic Development Projects: What are the benchmarks and best practices for efficient and effective use of USAID funds for economic development projects?

125. Using Reverse Auctions to Reduce Government Procurement Costs: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for using reverse auctions to reduce government procurement costs?#

126. Venture Philanthropy in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices in venture philanthropy in developing economies?

127. Virtual Professional Communities: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for using virtual professional communities? *

128. Winning Approval to Include a Greater % of an Informal Economy into GDP Calculation:What are the Global Benchmarks and High Value-Add Best Practices for winning approval to include a greater % of an informal economy into GDP calculations?#

129. Women & Philanthropy: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for women and philanthropy?

   
  EDUCATION & ATHLETICS (49) (top)
 

1. Advancing E-Learning in Developing Economies: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for advancing e-learning in developing economies? *

2. Building a New World-Class Business School: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for building a new world-class business school?

3. Combating Corruption in Higher Education: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for combating corruption at higher education institutions in developing economies? *

4. Consumer Personal Finance Education: What are the global benchmarks and best practices in consumer personal finance education?

5. CP/University Partnerships: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for Capitalist Philanthropist (CP)/university partnerships? *

6. Cultural “Edutainment” Multi-Media Projects: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of developing cultural “edutainment” multi-media projects?

7. Developing and Teaching Critical Thinking Skills: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in developing and teaching critical thinking skills?

8. Developing Sports Programs for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing sports programs for the disabled?

9. Early Childhood Education for those with Learning Disabilities: What are the Bs and BPs for early childhood education for those with learning disabilities?*

10. Education & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where education reform has been used to promote economic development?

11. Education & Training in Philanthropy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for education and training in philanthropy? *

12. Employment & Training for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for employment and training for the disabled in developing economies? *

13. Global Benchmark Internships: Who are the global benchmark internships? *

14. Global University Courses in Venture Philanthropy/Social Enterprise: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of global university courses in venture philanthropy/social enterprise? *

15. Health/Wellness Education in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of providing health/wellness outreach education in developing economies? *

16. Higher Education: What are global benchmarks and best practices in developing Western-structured higher education programs within developing and transitioning countries?

17. Hosting Global Education Summits: What are global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in hosting global education summits?#

18. ICT in Schools: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of integrating ICT in schools? *

19. Innovation in Education 2006: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for innovation in education?

20. Management Education & Training: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for management education and training in developing economies?

21. Medical Education & Training: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for medical education and training (physicians) in developing economies? *

22. Microfinance & Children’s Education: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in providing children’s education through microfinance services? *

23. Microfinance Leadership Education & Training: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance leadership education and training? *

24. NGOs Integrating ICT in Schools: What are the benchmarks and best practices for NGOs integrating ICT in Schools? *

25. Online Education: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for online education and e-learning?

26. Preparing Skilled Workers: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for preparing skilled workers in developing economies? *

27. Primary Education in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for educating and training primary school teachers in developing economies?

28. Providing Student Loans for Primary Education to Those in Poverty: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in providing student loans for primary education to those in poverty?*

29. Removing Graffiti: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for removing graffiti?*

30. Retraining the Middle Aged, Newly Unemployed: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in retraining the middle aged, newly unemployed?

31. Self-Help Public Health: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices of promoting and providing self-help basic health care services in developing economies? *

32. Service Corps Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for service corps programs in developing economies? *

33. Skills Training for Youth: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for skills training for youth in densely populated developing economies?

34. Skills Training for Youth with Troubled Backgrounds: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for skills training for youth with troubled backgrounds?

35. Sports/Athletics & Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for sports and athletics contributing to economic development in developing economies? *

36. Student Loan Programs in Developing Countries: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for providing loans to students for higher education in developing countries?

37. Summer Camps Targeting High-Potential Youth: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for summer camps targeting high-potential youth?

38. Teaching Civics: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for civics education?

39. Tracking Fellowship Engagement: What are the benchmarks and best practices in tracking fellowship engagement?

40. Training Community Healthcare Workers in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for training community healthcare workers in developing economies? *

41. Training Programs/Employee Career Development in Global Corporations: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of training programs and employee career development in global corporations?

42. Training Programs for Civil Servants: What are the Benchmarks and HVA BPs in training programs for civil servants in developing countries?

43. Training Staff and Volunteers in Leadership Development: What are the Bs and BPs in training staff and volunteers in leadership development?

44. University Admissions Processes: What are the global benchmarks and what are the high value-add best practices in using university admissions processes and systems in identifying and cultivating innovative, high impact leaders?

45. University Corporation Collaboration & Market Responsive Pedagogy: What are the benchmarks and best practices for university corporation collaboration and market responsive pedagogy? *

46. University Programs in Ethical Leadership/Corporate Citizenship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for university programs in ethical leadership/corporate citizenship? *

47. Vocational Education and Training: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where vocational education and training (VET) has been used to develop a skilled labor force and increase economic development?

48. Youth Culture Education: What are the benchmarks and best practices for youth culture education?

49. Youth Sports Development Programs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of developing youth sports development programs?

   
  EXPORT DEVELOPMENT (16) (top)
 

1. Agricultural Export Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for developing an agricultural export sector?

2. Commodity Export Diversification: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in commodity export diversification?

3. Commodity Export Diversification in Africa: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices in commodity export diversification in Africa?

4. Developing Hand-woven Textile Exports in Africa: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of hand-woven, indigenous textile exports in Africa?

5. Export Logistics Infrastructure: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of export logistics infrastructure development in landlocked countries?

6. Exports to Developed Countries: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing access to markets in developed countries?

7. Fruit Export: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing a fruit export sector?

8. High-value Export Industries: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of developing high-value export industries in developing economies?

9. Jewelry Export Development: What are the benchmarks and best practices for developing a jewelry export sector?
Labor-Intensive Export Industries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of labor-intensive export industries? *

10. Labor-Intensive Export Industries: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of labor-intensive export industries?*

11. Leading Asian-African Export Trade Policies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for leading African-Asian export trade policies?

12. Organic and Non-Genetically Modified Food Export Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for exporting organic and/or non-genetically modified food products?

13. Polished Diamond Export Market: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing a polished diamond export market?

14. Small-Scale Farmers and Access to Export Markets: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for assisting small-scale farmers in gaining access to export markets?

15. Supply Chain Risk Management: What are the benchmarks and best practices of supply chain risk management? *

16. Wheat Production & Export Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for exporting wheat?

   
  HEALTHCARE ECONOMICS (25) (top)
 

1. Combating Air Pollution on the Local Level: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices to combat air pollution on the local level in the developing world? *

2. Combating Chronic Disease: What are the benchmarks and best practices of combating chronic disease in developing economies?

3. Creating Long-term Employment for Those with Special Needs: What are GBs and HVA BPs for creating long-term employment for those with special needs? *

4. CSR & Healthcare in Asia: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for CSR programs in Asia targeting healthcare? *

5. Delivering Medical Services & Supplies into Rural Territories: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for delivering medical services and supplies into rural territories in developing economies?

6. Developing Health Tourism: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for developing health tourism?*

7. Developing Regional Centers of Excellence for Healthcare Delivery: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of developing regional centers of excellence for healthcare delivery?

8. Early Childhood Education for those with Learning Disabilities: What are the Bs and BPs for early childhood education for those with learning disabilities?*

9. Government Funding for Innovative Healthcare: Who are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for government funding for innovative healthcare?#

10. Health/Wellness Education in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of providing health/wellness outreach education in developing economies? *

11. Home Blood Transfusions: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for at-home blood transfusions?

12. Home Healthcare Delivery: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for home healthcare delivery?

13. Hospital Comfort Care Policies, Processes, & Programs: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in hospital comfort care policies, processes, & programs?

14. Improving Healthcare through CSR: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for improving healthcare through CSR? *

15. Infant Mortality in Less Developed Countries: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for reducing infant mortality in less developed countries?

16. Integrative Medicine Focused Organizations: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for integrative medicine focused organizations?#

17. Major Philanthropic Gifts for Healthcare: What are the benchmarks and best practices of major philanthropic gifts for healthcare?

18. Medical Education & Training: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for medical education and training (physicians) in developing economies? *

19. Microfinance & Healthcare: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of implementing microfinance programs to advance healthcare in developing economies? *

20. Minimizing the Role of Powerful Eonomic Interest Groups in Government Procurement of Healthcare: What are the GBPs and HVA BPs in minimizing the role of powerful economic interest groups in health government procurement? *

21. Public-Private Partnerships in Healthcare: What are the benchmarks and best practices for public-private partnerships (PPP) in healthcare in developing economies?

22. Reducing Infant Mortality: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for reducing infant mortality?

23. Self-Help Public Health: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices of promoting and providing self-help basic health care services in developing economies? *

24. Training Community Healthcare Workers in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for training community healthcare workers in developing economies? *

25. Utilizing Technology to Decrease Healthcare Costs: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for utilizing technology to decrease healthcare costs? *

   
  MEDIA & PRESS (15) (top)
 

1. Building Alternative Broadcast News Organizations to Challenge Existing Media [Leaders]: Who are the global benchmarks in building alternative broadcast news organizations to challenge existing media [leaders]?

2. Business Media in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of business media in developing economies?

3. Changing Public Opinion Through Human Interest Documentaries: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in changing public opinion through human interest documentaries?

4. Developing Cable Media: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing cable media in developing economies?

5. Economic Sustainability of the Media in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of economic sustainability in developing economies? *

6. Establishing and Maintaining a Free Press: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing and maintaining a free press?

7. Generating Media Impact from Think Tank Work Product: What are the global benchmarks for generating media impact from thing tank work product?

8. Independent Radio Networks: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of establishing independent radio networks?

9. Innovation in Media & Press 2006: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for innovations in media and press 2006?

10. Investigative Journalism: Who are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for investigative journalism?

11. National Newspapers in Developing Countries: What are the benchmarks and best practices for establishing an independent, high-quality national newspaper in a developing country?

12. Online News Sites: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of online news sites in developing economies?*

13. Promoting Electronic Media: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of promoting electronic media as a reliable source of information?

14. Socially Responsible Media: What are the GBs and HVA BPs in socially responsible media?*

15. Using Media to Communicate Favorable National or Religious Identity: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices of using media to communicate favorable national or religious identity?

   
  MICROFINANCE (34) (top)
 

1. Accessing Global Capital for MFIs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for accessing global capital for MFIs?

2. Capitalist-Philanthropist Partnerships in Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for Capitalist-Philanthropist (CP) partnerships in microfinance?

3. Creative Financing by Microfinancing Entities: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for creative financing by microfinancing entities?#

4. Current Benchmarks in Microinsurance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for the current benchmarks in microinsurance?

5. Enterprise Solutions to Poverty: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of enterprise solutions to poverty? *

6. Existing MFIs Expanding into Underserved Markets: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of existing microfinance institutions (MFIs) expanding into underserved markets?

7. Global Microfinance: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices in providing microfinance services?

8. Governing Practices in Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of governing practices in microfinance?

9. Incentives for Lending to the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for creating incentives for microfinance institutions and banks to lend to the disabled?

10. Innovation in Microfinance 2007: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for innovation in microfinance?

11. Managing Loan Loss Expense: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of managing loan loss expense in microfinance sector? *

12. Managing Microfinance Organizations to Avoid Predatory Lending Practices: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices for managing microfinance organizations to avoid predatory lending practices?

13. Marketing Services in Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for expanding MFI commerce through marketing?

14. Metrics to Assess Microfinance for the Disabled: Identify and assess the benchmark quantitative metrics used to evaluate and manage microfinance programs targeting the disabled and disadvantaged.

15. Microfinance & Children’s Education: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in providing children’s education through microfinance services? *

16. Microfinance & Entrepreneurship: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance institutions promoting entrepreneurship in developing countries? *

17. Microfinance & Healthcare: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of implementing microfinance programs to advance healthcare in developing economies? *

18. Microfinance Business Development Services: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for providing business development services in the microfinance sector?

19. Microfinance for the Disabled: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices in microfinance for individuals with disabilities?

20. Microfinance for Poverty Alleviation and Economic Development: What are the global benchmarks and best practices where microfinance institutions have had a significant role in regional economic development and poverty alleviation?

21. Microfinance for Profit: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for transitioning microfinance organizations from non-profit to viable commercial enterprise?

22. Microfinance for Women: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices in providing microfinance services for women?

23. Microfinance in Armenia: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance in Armenia?

24. Microfinance in India: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance in India?

25. Microfinance Leadership Education & Training: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for microfinance leadership education and training? *

26. Micro-franchising: What are the benchmarks and best practices for micro-franchising?

27. Microinsurance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for providing microinsurance services in developing countries?

28. Mobile Banking: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for mobile banking in developing economies?

29. Payment Systems for the BOP: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of payment systems for the BOP?

30. Public-Private Partnerships in Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of public-private partnerships (PPP) in microfinance?

31. SROI in Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of measuring social return on investment in microfinance?

32. Stand-by Letters of Credit: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of promoting small microfinance institutions’ growth through stand-by letters of credit?

33. Utilizing Technology to Advance MFIs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for utilizing technology to advance MFIs? *

34. Web-based Microfinance: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for web-based microfinance?

   
  TECHNOLOGY (31) (top)
 

1. Advancing E-Learning in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for advancing e-learning in developing economies? *

2. Business Process Outsourcing: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for becoming an offshore destination for business process outsourcing? *

3. Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in Latin America: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices for business process outsourcing in Latin America? *

4. Combating Air Pollution on the Local Level: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices to combat air pollution on the local level in the developing world? *

5. Combating Software Piracy: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for combating software piracy in developing economies? *

6. Developing Open Source Software: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices of developing open source software?

7. Disseminating Internet Technology in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for disseminating internet technology in developing economies?

8. Facilitating Technological Innovation: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of facilitating technological innovation? *

9. Hosting Global Call Center Services: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for hosting global call centers?

10. ICT as Growth Engine: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for making the ICT sector a source of economic growth?

11. ICT in Schools: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of integrating ICT in schools? *

12. Investment Regions: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of establishing investment regions? *

13. Knowledge Process Outsourcing: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for knowledge process outsourcing in developing economies? *

14. Mobile Broadband in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of mobile broadband proliferation and applications in developing economies? *

15. Modern Telecommunications: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for the development of a modern telecommunications system? *

16. NGOs Integrating ICT in Schools: What are the Benchmarks and Best Practices for NGOs Integrating ICT in Schools? *

17. Offshoring in Central and Eastern Europe: What are the benchmarks and best practices for becoming a near shore, outsourcing destination in Central and Eastern Europe?

18. Offshoring of R&D Services: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for establishing Research and Development (R&D) centers?

19. Online News Sites: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of online news sites in developing economies? *

20. Online Social Networking: Who are the benchmarks and what are the best practices of online social networking in the developing world?

21. Open Access Urban Wireless Hot Spots: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing open access urban wireless hot spots? *

22. Public Access to the Internet: What are the global benchmarks and the best practices for increasing public access to the internet?

23. Renewable Energy Use in Developing Economies: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of renewable energy use in developing economies?

24. Smart Grids in Developing Economies: What are the global benchmarks and best practices of smart grid technologies in developing economies? *

25. Sustainable Energy Consumption: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for sustainable energy consumption? *

26. Technological Innovation in Rural Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovation in rural development? *

27. Technological Innovations to Combat Poverty: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of technological innovations that specifically combat poverty? *

28. Using Mobile Technology to Increase Social Sector Performance: What are the global benchmarks and hig value-add best practices for using mobile technology to increase social sector performance?#

29. Utilizing Technology to Advance MFIs: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for utilizing technology to advance MFIs? *

30. Utilizing Technology to Decrease Healthcare Costs: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for utilizing technology to decrease healthcare costs? *

31. Virtual Professional Communities: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for using virtual professional communities? *

   
  TOURISM (12) (top)
 

1. Community Integration in Tourism: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of community integration in tourism?

2. Developing a Tourism Industry: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for developing a tourism industry?

3. Developing Health Tourism: What are the global benchmarks and best practices for developing health tourism? *

4. Developing Tourism in Countries with a Significant Diaspora: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for developing a tourist industry among countries that have a significant diaspora?

5. Measuring a Country's Tourism: What are the global benchmarks and high value-add best practices in measuring a country's tourism?#

6. National Cooperative Initiatives in Tourism: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of national cooperative initiatives in tourism?

7. PPP in Tourism: What are the benchmarks and best practices for public-private partnerships in tourism in developing economies?

8. Sustainable Tourism Industry Development: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for establishing a sustainable tourism industry?

9. Tourism Development: Expenditures & Earnings: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices for the dollars spent relative to the number of tourists and number of dollars spent by tourists to assure economic development?

10. Tourism Policies for Growth: What are the benchmarks and best practices for tourism policies to increase economic development in developing economies? *

11. Tourism-Related Environments: Who are the global benchmarks and what are the best practices of tourism-related environments (national treasures) protection?

12. Use of Multi-media to Promote Tourism: What are the benchmarks and best practices of using multi-media to generate high value tourism?

   

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