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USAID promotes inclusive business for development goals

USAID promotes inclusive business for development goals | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The Business Call to Action interviews Ricardo Michel, Director, Centre for Transformational Partnerships, US Global Development Lab at USAID Ricardo… (RT @OutofPoverty: USAID reevaluates development goals http://t.co/OZX2hbK2wf...
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Business Call to Action - Annual Forum on September 24 in New York City - WBCSD Inclusive Business

Business Call to Action - Annual Forum on September 24 in New York City - WBCSD Inclusive Business | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Launched at the United Nations in 2008, the Business Call to Action (BCtA) challenges companies to develop inclusive business models that offer the potential for development impact along with commercial success.
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Morgan Stanley adds 'impact' portfolios in brokerage - InvestmentNews

Morgan Stanley adds 'impact' portfolios in brokerage - InvestmentNews | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Morgan Stanley adds 'impact' portfolios in brokerage InvestmentNews Morgan Stanley already has about $3.5 billion in more than 100 products aimed at providing social benefits along with financial returns, said Hilary Irby, who leads the New...
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Ateneo calls for entries for 'Social Entrepreneurship Venture Day Manila 2014' - GMA News

Ateneo calls for entries for 'Social Entrepreneurship Venture Day Manila 2014' - GMA News | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Philippine Star Ateneo calls for entries for 'Social Entrepreneurship Venture Day Manila 2014' GMA News The competition is open to any resident of the Philippines and other countries in South East Asia not more than 35 years old; practicing social...
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LeapFrog raises $400 mln for social impact investments in Asia, Africa - Reuters

Thomson Reuters' peHUB (press release) LeapFrog raises $400 mln for social impact investments in Asia, Africa Reuters Investment bank JPMorgan and think tank Global Impact Investing Network estimate there is $46 billion in impact investments under...
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Pres. Aquino lauds PBSP's inclusive agri-business initiatives for Mindanao - Philippine Information Agency

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Pres. Aquino lauds PBSP's inclusive agri-business initiatives for Mindanao
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DAVAO CITY, Sept.
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ASEI partners with PBSP's Inclusive Business Imperative

ASEI partners with PBSP's Inclusive Business Imperative | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the Philippines' largest corporate-led social development organization committed to poverty reduction and corporate social responsibility is at the forefront of the INCLUSIVE BUSINESS IMPERATIVE - a nationwide advocacy to promote and adopt Inclusive Business (IB) as a core business activity that embraces the poor within the company's value chain.

 

PBSP with its experience, reputation, and access to resources is at a strategic position to effectively lead the promotion and implementation of this rapidly growing concept of Inclusive Business.Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the Philippines' largest corporate-led social development organization committed to poverty reduction and corporate social responsibility is at the forefront of the INCLUSIVE BUSINESS IMPERATIVE - a nationwide advocacy to promote and adopt Inclusive Business (IB) as a core business activity that embraces the poor within the company's value chain.
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How to kickstart a social enterprise ecosystem: lessons from Malaysia - Kal Joffres

How to kickstart a social enterprise ecosystem: lessons from Malaysia - Kal Joffres | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The approach many countries take to building social enterprise ecosystems borrows heavily from startup ecosystems — accelerators, investment facilitation, and training.
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CEO of Windhorse International on transformative BoP business models - The Guardian

CEO of Windhorse International on transformative BoP business models - The Guardian | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
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When I started in development, I determined that I would interview at least 100 people every year who live at the base of the pyramid.
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Innovative impact investing policies in Hong Kong

Innovative impact investing policies in Hong Kong | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
A new report shows how innovative impact investing policies are helping Hong Kong tackle its social problems.
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Why the Future of Social Innovation Is Open (SSIR)

Why the Future of Social Innovation Is Open (SSIR) | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
We must move beyond the profit proxy as a shorthand way of determining whether a business is successful or not, and whether it is social or not.
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Pitching in for inclusive growth - Inquirer.net

Pitching in for inclusive growth - Inquirer.net | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Pitching in for inclusive growth Inquirer.net Big business can pitch in, for example, by venturing more into agribusiness and manufacturing, and move beyond the seeming preference by the country's wealthiest for services, particularly finance, real...
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Unitus Seed Fund Releases New India Livelihoods Report

Unitus Seed Fund Releases New India Livelihoods Report | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
New report covers the livelihoods challenges, opportunities, policies and players facing India as 1 billion poor people seek a better future ahead We are pleased to release our newest market report No Handouts Required: The big opportunity to...
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How can we advance impact investing worldwide? | Omidyar Network

How can we advance impact investing worldwide? | Omidyar Network | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Fifteen months ago, under the United Kingdom’s Presidency of the G8, Prime Minister Cameron announced the formation of a Social Impact Investment Taskforce led by Sir Ronald Cohen to advance the impact investing market worldwide.
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Tourism creates jobs | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Tourism creates jobs | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
While Tourism Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. has set annual targets for foreign tourist arrivals, he stressed that the strategic goal goes far beyond the number of tourists visiting the country.
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Impact investing carves new path in matching positive social outcomes with financial returns

Impact investing carves new path in matching positive social outcomes with financial returns | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Impact investing is proving a powerful tool globally in areas from sustainable agriculture to education, to childcare and affordable housing.
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More social enterprises in Singapore aim for profit and purpose - Channel News Asia

More social enterprises in Singapore aim for profit and purpose - Channel News Asia | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
More social enterprises in Singapore aim for profit and purpose Channel News Asia From there, we take that revenue and use it to fund stories about courageous people, social enterprises, and experimental travel." A-changin', another social...
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Philippines: Crop insurance against climate change for 800 Ilocano farmers - Business Insurance

Philippines: Crop insurance against climate change for 800 Ilocano farmers - Business Insurance | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Philippines: Crop insurance against climate change for 800 Ilocano farmers Business Insurance The Philippine government will select at least 800 farmers in the Ilocos Norte region as beneficiaries of a crop insurance plan to cover them...
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Incubator Villgro invests in three start-ups - Economic Times

Incubator Villgro invests in three start-ups - Economic Times | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
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Incubator Villgro invests in three start-ups
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By Shonali Advani BANGALORE: Social enterprise Incubator Villgro has invested in three startups, marking its first set of funding this fiscal year.
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Aquino: Profit should not be end-all

Aquino: Profit should not be end-all | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
A “virtuous cycle” where businesses and citizens help each other. That was how President Benigno Aquino III described the idea of social responsibility.
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India Impact Acceleration Program Launched

India Impact Acceleration Program Launched | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
New Initiative Seeks to Build India Ecosystem for Entrepreneurs Serving Large Low-Income Populations September 2, 2014: San Francisco.
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From Poverty to Power » Why social entrepreneurship has become a distraction: it’s mainstream capitalism that needs to change

From Poverty to Power » Why social entrepreneurship has become a distraction: it’s mainstream capitalism that needs to change | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Why mainstream capitalism needs to change http://t.co/hucJG6B1Qk Clarion call from @pamhartigan @skollfoundation via @fp2p
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Congratulation Jack Sim and BoP Hub for successful BoP World Convention & Expo

Congratulation Jack Sim and BoP Hub for successful BoP World Convention & Expo | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it

Plenary Session 8
Partners in the BoP Ecosystem – How public and non-profit institutions
contribute to replication and scale up
Private, public and non-profit institution can assist replication and scaling of successful solutions. Discover how partnering with them can help you gain access to, harness the potential and provide solutions for the BoP ecosystem.

 

Panelists:
• Markus Dietrich, Director & Founder, Asian Social Enterprise
Incubator (ASEI)
• Sahba Sobhani, Acting Director, Business Call to Action
• Ankur Singh, Project-Lead – Distruptive Innovation, Godrej & Boyce Mft Co Ltd
Moderated by: Aline Kramer, Managing Director, Endeva

Markus Dietrich's insight:

Thanks so much for making me part of this great event and congratulations for pulling it together.

I learned a lot during the two days on the panels and the break out session. The quality of the participants you were able to attract was outstanding and I was able to connect many new people.

Again, hats off and I look forward to the next edition

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Businesses selling to the poor should think twice before working with NGOs - The Guardian

Businesses selling to the poor should think twice before working with NGOs - The Guardian | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
The Guardian Businesses selling to the poor should think twice before working with NGOs The Guardian Forging a PPP requires bringing together institutions from completely different cultures, negotiating a shared vision, and then defining clear...
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Contribute to 'inclusive growth,' PH firms urged

Contribute to 'inclusive growth,' PH firms urged | Inclusive Business in Asia | Scoop.it
Inquirer.net Contribute to 'inclusive growth,' PH firms urged Inquirer.net Member-firms of the Philippine Business for Social Progress, the country's oldest private-sector led foundation, subscribe to this belief, which is why an increasing number...
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