BCS News / 2010
September 28, 2010
Business-Community Synergies Recognized as One of Top 100 Best Minority Business Enterprises in the Mid Atlantic.
Business-Community Synergies has been named one of the top minority-owned companies in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. The Center for Business Inclusion and Diversity, which created the award, received 5000 nominations through chambers of commerce, professional organizations, businesses and the general public in these 5 states. The winners were judged on their CEO, their vision and their community service.
To read full press release, click here
August 2, 2010
BCS is nominated for the 2010 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Awards, the mid-Atlantic's only regional awards program honoring outstanding women and minority business owners in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the District of Columbia.
June 16, 2010
BCS presents at the IFC 2010 Corporate
Responsibility Forum. Dr. Rani Parker presented, “Designing Effective
Exit Strategies,” part of a series on Good Practice. For more information,
please email info@BCSynergies.com
BCS leads CCA (Community-Company Assessment) of oil exploration in the Albertine Rift in Uganda. In collaboration with Ugandan NGOs and Leeds University, and as part of a project to increase community negotiation capacity, BCS is helping to build capacity to implement a CCA in Uganda. The aim of the project is to use the CCA process to strengthen the capacities of community-based groups to negotiate with large extractive companies from a position of strength. Participating NGOs in Uganda are the Uganda Wildlife Society, the Civil Society Coalition on Oil in Uganda, and the National Association of Professional Environmentalists. For more information, please email info@BCSynergies.com
BCS presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. The discussion entitled "Rights, Risk and Responsibility In the Extractive Industries" was given during the "From Conflict to Cooperation" session. Dr. Rani Parker, president of BCS, presented BCS's community-company engagement framework, and BCS research partner James Van Alstine of the London School of Economics organized the day-long panel discussions. For copies of the presentation, click here.
BCS is seeking a creative and energetic intern for summer associate
For complete internship description and on how to apply, read here.
BCS is seeking a Part-Time Book Keeper/Finance Officer
BCS is looking for a bright energetic individual who can handle all support functions associated with the
financial management of the company.
Read the full job description here.
Please send your C.V. with a cover letter to info@BCSynergies.com and
indicate "book-keeper" in the subject line.
BCS presents, "Good Governance and Development: Why Natural Resources matter," at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Dr. Rani Parker presented BCS experience and perspective on revenue
transparency in the extractive industries.
For more information, click here or email
BCS presents at IFC workshop on mining policy reform in Yemen. Henry Thompson represented BCS and presented,
“Communities & Business: International ‘best practice’, a corporate perspective” held in Sanaa, Yemen,
22-23 February 2010.
To request copies of the presentation, click here.