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Developing a Roadmap for Inclusive Financial Services

Developing a Roadmap for Inclusive Financial Services | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Accessibility technology has become a critical focus for organizations around the world due to the more than 1 billion people with disabilities, including the rapidly growing aging population.
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Impact Investing Disclosure for some is as much fun as having my picture taken

Impact Investing Disclosure for some is as much fun as having my picture taken | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
With impact investing disclosure, some people and many organizations aren't automatically comfortable with others looking over their shoulder
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An Etsy For Social Entrepreneurs - Forbes

The Foundry Marketplace will be an Etsy-like online platform for social entrepreneurs to sell their crafts.
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An Angel Network That Invests Only In Ethiopian Ventures - Forbes

An Angel Network That Invests Only In Ethiopian Ventures - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The Impact Angel Network focuses on small to medium-sized companies in Ethopia and just made its latest investment.
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Importance of a socially-aware investing approach - Forbes India

Importance of a socially-aware investing approach - Forbes India | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Mathew Kiernan, the socially-aware investing pioneer explains why this approach should be more widely embraced
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Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? - Devex

Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? - Devex | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Devex Private sector concessional loans as ODA — why not? Devex In the development sector, and among governments of the least developed countries as a group, there is a strong focus on ODA and this report tends to jar with that.
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14 tips for building a financial system from scratch

14 tips for building a financial system from scratch | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
What should 21st-century banking services look like in the global south? Here’s our panel’s thoughts on how to build banks where none exist
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How Brazil can return to strong and inclusive growth

How Brazil can return to strong and inclusive growth | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Christine Lagarde says the economic policies now being undertaken in Brazil are putting the country back on the right track.
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Apple Watch Shows Value of Strong Supply Chains, and Opportunity in Disruption - Supply Chain 24/7

Apple Watch Shows Value of Strong Supply Chains, and Opportunity in Disruption - Supply Chain 24/7 | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Resilient companies with increased flexibility such as Apple can recover from supply chain disruptions more quickly than their competitors and therefore have a competitive advantage, which could potentially increase their market share.
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Sustainable Investing Imperative Opportunity

Sustainable Investing Imperative Opportunity | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Futurists paint striking and sometimes divergent pictures of the world in 2050.
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Asia surpasses UN poverty targets but falls short on social goals - Financial Times

Asia surpasses UN poverty targets but falls short on social goals - Financial Times | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Asian countries have surged past a 25-year UN poverty-reduction target and many other development landmarks — but the deeper numbers in a report reveal a qualified kind of economic miracle.
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Faith-Based Organizations and Impact Investing | Pacific Community Ventures

Faith-Based Organizations and Impact Investing | Pacific Community Ventures | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Faith-based organizations have long invested capital with consideration to social causes. Today’s FBOs commonly engage in Socially Responsible Investing (“SRI”) using tools such as portfolio screens, divestment, and shareholder activism.
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Profit From A Cause - Business Today

Profit From A Cause - Business Today | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Business Today Profit From A Cause Business Today ... CEO of the recently formed regulatory body of such investors, the Impact Investor Council (IIC). "Many people still think social contribution can only be through charity.
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The OECD's Business and Finance Outlook looks at the Greatest Puzzle of Today - Live Trading News

Live Trading News The OECD's Business and Finance Outlook looks at the Greatest Puzzle of Today Live Trading News There is plenty of investment globally but from an advanced country perspective it is happening in the wrong places, as global value...
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This infographic from the 2015 DATA Report puts global poverty in perspective.

This infographic from the 2015 DATA Report puts global poverty in perspective. | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
5 potential game-changers for those living in the world's poorest nations.
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2014 - 2015

The Global Competitiveness Report 2014 - 2015 | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015 looks at the competitiveness of 144 economies.
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Impact Investing and a 200-year-old Debate (SSIR)

Impact Investing and a 200-year-old Debate (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Three strategies investors can use to create impactful outcomes at scale.
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Melinda Gates explains why good design is essential to improving global health

"At the most basic level, human-centered design is about listening."
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Here's where the world's $263 trillion worth of stuff is - Business Insider

Here's where the world's $263 trillion worth of stuff is - Business Insider | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The US and Europe together hold about 2/3 of the world's assets.
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Elizabeth Littlefield on supporting impact investing | Overview | OPIC : Overseas Private Investment Corporation

Elizabeth Littlefield on supporting impact investing | Overview | OPIC : Overseas Private Investment Corporation | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Our CEO @elittlefield shares her thoughts on #impinv and how to make it a sustainable #investment approach http://t.co/vCIqFW2tyN @theGIIN
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Who will be the next AfDB president? - Deutsche Welle

Who will be the next AfDB president? - Deutsche Welle | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The race for the next African Development Bank (AfDB) head is on. Eight candidates are contesting for the job. The incumbent Donald Kaberuka’s second term will end at the end of the year. Who will be his successor?
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Millennials value greater flexibility, appreciation, team collaboration and global opportunities

Millennials value greater flexibility, appreciation, team collaboration and global opportunities | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Our study looks at millennials' attitudes toward work, how they will impact workplace dynamics, and how companies should adjust their talent strategy to accommodate this new reality
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The good, the bad and the ugly: sustainability at Nespresso - The Guardian

The good, the bad and the ugly: sustainability at Nespresso - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The single-serve coffee maker supports growers, but also creates a lot of waste. Its story illustrates the power and limitations of corporate sustainability programs
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