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Part 1: Why are we publishing our original research on rural economic behaviour in 5 parts online?

Part 1: Why are we publishing our original research on rural economic behaviour in 5 parts online? | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
A recent article in The Economist on the economic value of owning cattle in rural India made me to realize just how little is understood about the rural economy.  Here's a snippet: That is because ...
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ADB supported by ASEI introduces Inclusive Business in Tajikistan

ADB supported by ASEI introduces Inclusive Business in Tajikistan | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade opened the workshop on Inclusive Business in Tajikistan. Markus Dietrich of ASEI presented the results of the IB Market Scoping Study of the country in the presence of the private, public and civil sector.
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation confirm Hilltribe Organics social enterprise model - Chicken egg business is good for women

The Small Animal That's Making a Big Difference for Women in the Developing World - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Medium
But there’s another, less intuitive way that chickens make life much better for poor people. In most developing countries, raising chickens is considered women’s work, and the money from selling chickens and eggs belongs to women to spend as they choose.
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Scaling a social enterprise globally: Can it be done successfully? « SOCAP16

Scaling a social enterprise globally: Can it be done successfully? « SOCAP16 | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
While you're voting for our panel at #SOCAP16, you can stroll over to our friend TechSoup's awesome submission on... https://t.co/9hwRwULIb3
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How can Malaysia boost social enterprise?

How can Malaysia boost social enterprise? | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Until they started to build micro-hydro dams, many of the indigenous people living in remote rainforests of Malaysia’s Sabah state did not have access to electricity, forcing them t
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The BPI Foundation in partnership with... - Peace & Equity Foundation | Facebook

The BPI Foundation in partnership with Peace & Equity Foundation and Ateneo Center for Social Entrepreneurship, launched its iconic program, BP
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The Role of Shared Value in Partnerships | Shared Value Initiative

The Role of Shared Value in Partnerships | Shared Value Initiative | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
PSI President & CEO Karl Hoffman (second from left) at the Shared Value Leadership Summit, joined by (from left to right) Eli Lilly CEO John Lechleiter, Discovery Health CEO Adrian Gore, and FSG Managing Directory Kyle Peterson. ...
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Tapping Into the Inclusive Business Opportunity in Asia: Can the SDGs Fuel Inclusive Business? | Justmeans

Tapping Into the Inclusive Business Opportunity in Asia: Can the SDGs Fuel Inclusive Business? | Justmeans | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Tapping into the Inclusive Business Opportunity in Asia: Can the SDGs Fuel Inclusive Business? https://t.co/BklhBpvYxj #inclusivebiz
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Family offices becoming interested in social impact investing - FT.com

Family offices becoming interested in social impact investing - FT.com | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Among the thousands of pages produced for this year’s World Economic Forum was a modest paper aimed at persuading the very wealthy to part with their money to do good.
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First ADB Private Sector-CNBC Awards Honor Innovative, Impactful Financial Institution in Georgia, Company in Bhutan

First ADB Private Sector-CNBC Awards Honor Innovative, Impactful Financial Institution in Georgia, Company in Bhutan | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and CNBC today presented best transaction awards for 2015 to Credo LLC, a microfinance organization based in the Republic of Georgia, and Mountain Hazelnuts, an agribusiness company from Bhutan.
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Social entrepreneurship in the Philippines - ASEAN UP

Social entrepreneurship in the Philippines - ASEAN UP | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Social entrepreneurship is a way of creating business that emphasizes a greater care for the people and natural resources employed. Producing organic cosme
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Inclusive Business - Is it about cutting out the middleman?

Inclusive Business - Is it about cutting out the middleman? | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
I was fortunate enough to visit Manila in the Philippines recently for an interesting summit that was held by the Asian Development Bank and supported by CSR…
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Hilltribe Organic's CEO Markus Dietrich keynote address on "Inclusive Business in the Egg Industry at International Egg Commisson (IEC) Global Forum

Hilltribe Organic's CEO Markus Dietrich keynote address on "Inclusive Business in the Egg Industry at International Egg Commisson (IEC) Global Forum | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The egg industry has an enormous potential to deliver food security on natural protein and income opportunities delivering regular and predictable income for small hold farmers.
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Great Eggspectations: Markus Dietrich’s Organic Eggs Alleviate Poverty and Taste Great Too!

Great Eggspectations: Markus Dietrich’s Organic Eggs Alleviate Poverty and Taste Great Too! | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Great Eggspectations: Markus Dietrich’s Organic Eggs Alleviate Poverty and Taste Great Too!
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Next Philippine DTI chief wants to cut poverty via inclusive business

Next Philippine DTI chief wants to cut poverty via inclusive business | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
THE incoming chief of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said he is keen on encouraging the growth of more “inclusive” businesses (IBs) to create more jobs, produce cheaper goods and cut po…
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Autistic Hongkonger overcomes adversity to thrive in food processing social enterprise

Autistic Hongkonger overcomes adversity to thrive in food processing social enterprise | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Lee Kwong-tak overcame an inability to communicate and temper tantrums; he has now been nominated for a Spirit of Hong Kong award
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This Massive Investment Portfolio is Making Markets Work for the Poor

This Massive Investment Portfolio is Making Markets Work for the Poor | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
A new kind of investor, the private foundation, is looking for promising startups and entrepreneurs that harness the power of markets to benefit the poor.
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Letter from Mindanao, Part 2: Rural banking and the promise of cacao | NextBillion

Letter from Mindanao, Part 2: Rural banking and the promise of cacao | NextBillion | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
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Sustainable cashew farming is helping fuel growth in Benin

Sustainable cashew farming is helping fuel growth in Benin | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Tolaro Global joins the Business Call to Action with a commitment to increase production of cashew nuts and provide clean energy solutions
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Know Your Food – Know Your Farmer | Hilltribe Organics

Know Your Food – Know Your Farmer | Hilltribe Organics | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
As the 1st egg company in Thailand, Hilltribe Organics today launched its "Know Your Farmer" traceability initiative, so consumer can track each egg to its farmer. Check it out http://hilltribeorganics.com/trackmyegg/

Hilltribe Organics Ltd. is a social enterprise producing free range and certified organic chicken eggs with hill tribe farmers in northern Thailand lifting them out of poverty.
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Tatiana Bessarabova posted a blog post

Tatiana Bessarabova posted a blog post | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Tatiana Bessarabova posted a blog post A CONVERSATION WITH TED LONDON: The Base of the Pyramid Promise: Building Businesses with Impact and ScaleThe Business Call to Action (BCtA) and the Practitioner Hub on Inclusive Business are pleased host a...
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Where’s the Community Accountability in Impact Investing?

Where’s the Community Accountability in Impact Investing? | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
In this “Voices from the Field,” Pi Investments’ Morgan Simon considers whether the drive for global scale in impact investment will leave silent the people who will be affected by the social enterprises being funded.
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Social Enterprise Incubator Looks to Impact Investment - Pro Bono Australia

Social Enterprise Incubator Looks to Impact Investment - Pro Bono Australia | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
A newly-launched incubator program wants to move the social enterprise sector away from grants and government funding to a private and impact investment model.
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Efficient Agriculture, Stronger Economies in ASEAN – Private Sector Perspectives for Policy Makers

Efficient Agriculture, Stronger Economies in ASEAN – Private Sector Perspectives for Policy Makers | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it

Publication by WBCSD Global Network partners in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines and Vietnam, sharing business perspectives on how efficient, sustainable and climate smart agriculture can help build strong economies in ASEAN. It provides an overview of the challenges and draws the opportunities and the avenues to build a strong and sustainable agricultural sector in ASEAN.

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Acumen is 15 years old today. — Acumen: Ideas

Acumen is 15 years old today. - Acumen: Ideas - Medium
When we began this journey, the world was a different place. Few had heard of the terms “patient capital” and “impact in…
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The Clearly Vision Prize

The Clearly Vision Prize | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The Clearly Vision Prize seeks innovators who can help the world see clearly. You could be the one that puts glasses in the hands of everyone who needs them, or gives more children access to vision correction and the education that follows. Join the challenge, and compete to win one-on-one mentoring, media exposure and funding for your solution.
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