Initiatives: Reducing poverty and improving equity

On this page you will see initiatives and programmes combating poverty and improving social and economic equity. We believe that growth for the few at the expense of the many cannot be justified morally, or sustained in practice.

The initiatives reflected here, and others of which you may be aware, seek progressively to eliminate poverty and promote social equity.

In September 2000, 189 world leaders met at the United Nations and promised to free more than a billion people from extreme poverty by 2015.  Read More

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Created on 2012-08-06

Around the world, momentum is building behind a tiny tax on bankers that could generate billions of dollars to help ordinary people and fight poverty and climate change around the world. Join the...  Read More

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Created on 2012-08-06 helps poor families around the developing world free themselves from poverty.  Read More

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