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UBS Optimus Foundation doubles social impact investment in India to CHF 1.7 ... - Bobsguide (press release)

UBS Optimus Foundation doubles social impact investment in India to CHF 1.7 ... - Bobsguide (press release) | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
UBS Optimus Foundation doubles social impact investment in India to CHF 1.7 ...
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UBS Optimus Foundation announced it has doubled its investments related to social impact projects in India to CHF 1.7 million.
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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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Social enterprise Hilltribe Organics is 1st chicken farm in Thailand to receive Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand

Social enterprise Hilltribe Organics is 1st chicken farm in Thailand to receive Organic Agriculture Certification Thailand | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
We are proud to announce that we received our extended organic certification for March 2016 - March 2017! Have you tried our organic @hilltribeorganics eggs?
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Kiva - Loans that change lives. Now also for Hilltribe Organics Thai farmers

Kiva - Loans that change lives. Now also for Hilltribe Organics Thai farmers | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25 to social enterprise Hilltribe Organics. Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe.
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Nestlé Publishes 2015 Creating Shared Value Report | Shared Value Initiative

Nestlé Publishes 2015 Creating Shared Value Report | Shared Value Initiative | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The nutrition company reports on ROI to both business and society. (Photo Credit: Nestlé Flickr)
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Blog poll: Agribusiness has most potential for inclusive business in Asia

Blog poll: Agribusiness has most potential for inclusive business in Asia | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Inclusive business firms can help boost farmers' incomes, ensure food security.
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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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How social entrepreneurship is redefining the What, Why and How of doing business | Blog del Instituto de Innovación Social

How social entrepreneurship is redefining the What, Why and How of doing business | Blog del Instituto de Innovación Social | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
There are three basic questions: What? Why? How? Business wisdom states that you need to have a clear answer to these three questions to succeed.
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Startups with social entrepreneurship have wider impact Dr Jitendra Singh

Startups  with social entrepreneurship have wider impact  Dr Jitendra Singh | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Read more about Startups with social entrepreneurship have wider impact Dr Jitendra Singh on Business Standard.
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The Surprising Reason Why Savings Boosts Income: New Research Reveals an Unexpected Benefit of Financial Inclusion | NextBillion

The Surprising Reason Why Savings Boosts Income: New Research Reveals an Unexpected Benefit of Financial Inclusion | NextBillion | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Make it easier to save, and people will save more. This seems straightforward and holds true when offering savings accounts to customers in rich and poor countries alike. Make it easier to save, and people will save more and earn more.
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Capturing BoP Markets - Endeva

Capturing BoP Markets - Endeva | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Published 2016 Download Full PDF Key Contact Person Christina Tewes-Gradlc.gradl@endeva.org PublicationCapturing BoP Markets Inclusive businesses pioneer innovative solutions to meet the demand of the world's most vulnerable people for essential services such as education, health, transportation, or energy. However, they often cannot scale up fast and wide enough to close the gap. Corporates, on the …
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