In an increasingly globalized and international world, many companies recognize the added value in engaging in international projects. However, many locally-based organizations struggle with identifying how to integrate successfully and effectively into the international sphere. When it comes to this daunting task, Business for Peace (B4P) Foundation is here to help. It is important and beneficial to engage with organizations such as B4P so that companies can effectively integrate into the international and humanitarian scene. SID Israel supports these ventures as we believe that a more globalized and interconnected world will allow for people from all regions to take advantage of developments across various regions of the world. The B4P Foundation has established a finely tuned and tested tri-tiered approach to assist companies in becoming better equipped for working in international arenas. (I) Understanding new opportunities B4P assists companies in understanding and shaping emerging investment and business opportunities. Additionally, they aim at incorporating UN and humanitarian market into corporate analysis and decision-making. B4P assists emerging companies in taking advantage of new opportunities. B4P’s experts are fluent in developing international business, so they can provide practical insight and tools to monitor key advances. (II) Shaping clients’ portfolios B4P works on developing a tailored and personalized strategy with the client by making the client. B4P identifies your company’s weaknesses and strengths in the face of international markets. They will assist in strengthening your weaknesses and capitalizing on your strengths so that your firm is airtight and ready to boldly take on new markets. They will help to transform a client’s portfolio to fit the humanitarian needs and development work environment while maintaining the firm’s unique brand. (III) Expanding clients’ business With B4P’s expert coaching comes international prestige, expansive knowledge of emerging markets, and of course furthering business opportunities. UN recognition through international development work leads to credibility that solidifies your business abroad. Market leaders are always eager to conduct business with emerging and enthusiastic partners. This potential network and powerful community in the realm of peacekeeping and humanitarian efforts will bolster your brand, credibility in the international sphere, and boost your growth potential. Going Global – Creating Opportunities The majority of Israeli businesses are barely focused on the United Nations and World Bank tenders, which hold great potential benefits for both business and impact. The UN Marketplace, as a source for tenders and business opportunities, has been growing steadily over the past decade. As of 2018 (last reported data), the UN’s procurement for goods and services had amounted to $18.7B—the highest annual procurement expenditure yet, as shown below: 2018 report: Number of suppliers registered in UNGM: 1,409 (-209)UN organizations procuring from Israel:24 (+1)Procurement value from Israel: 66.42 million USD (+$14.73M) Growth over previous year: 28.4% % of total UN procurement: 0.35% (+0.07%)Ranking of supplier country by procurement value: 55th (+9) Therefore, SID Israel, in collaboration with B4P Research,initiated a partnership in order to expose, provide guidance and accompany Israeli companies and organizations to apply for UN and World Bank tenders. The Society for International Development (SID Israel) an umbrella organization of more than 150 private companies, government offices, civil society organizations, academic departments, and institutions that work in the sphere of humanitarian assistance and international development. SID Israel’s main goal is to promote and expose Israeli companies and civil society organizations to the business potential that exists in emerging markets by encouraging them to act and provide them with the necessary tools to do so. As part of that effort SID Israel is collaborating and conducting mutually beneficial initiative with B4P Research. This initiative was created to offer practical tools that enables applying for UN and World Bank tenders. B4P Research (www.b4presearch.com) is a research company based in Zichron Yaakov and is a part of AR Factor Group, a private Group specialized the UN and World Bank markets worldwide. B4P Research monitors and locates tenders on a daily basis – Regular monitoring of the United Nations and World Bank tender sites for identifying and examining the relevance of tenders published by the United Nations and its various organizations- producing a report for the CEO – presenting the contents of the project, potential competitors and basic requirements for participation. B4P Research offers big data-based market and competitor analysis, performing market analysis and company compatibility for dealing in the relevant market in the United Nations and the World Bank, including analysis of potential competitors working at the UN, analysis of tender activity in the United Nations in the relevant field in the past, and mapping the economic benchmarks for winning tenders. B4P Research will provide additional information as an executive summary (“CEO Report”), extracting the essential information out of dozens of tender documents, saving time for the decision makers in making the decision process efficient, fast and on a well-informed basis. B4P Research provides incredibly smart solutions for business decisions, combined with tailored all-inclusive consultancy, once the company decides to apply for a tender. Once the company has decided to bid for a specific tender, B4PR will provide a full background research, such as information on competitors that will help the bidding company with benchmarks on pricing. Success Stories: Winning a 3M$ contract for an Israeli company- UNPD Ethiopia 2018 (IT and CCTV).Winning a Multimillion $ contract for an international consortium – UN secretariat 2017-18 (IT HR).Winning a 130,000$ contract for an Israeli company- UNPD Israel 2018 (commodities) Special Benefits for Paying Members in Sid- Free UN Vendor SubscriptionOne-month free for 12 months subscribers at B4P Research servicesGrants will be offered to civil society organizations interested in applying These days, SID ISRAEL and B4PR are planning to hold few roundtables where B4PR representatives will present to firms and organizations in your field, how to apply for a UN or WB tender. As part of the meeting, B4P Research will present the global market of the United Nations and the World Bank tenders, the unique system they have developed and the potential of opportunities available for your firm/organization. The system allows the CEO to receive information within a few hours, and to make an informed decision regarding the submission of the tender, and later b4p also offers the possibility to submit the tender on behalf of the company.