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Lessons from Brazil to get rid of poverty - The Economic Times

Lessons from Brazil to get rid of poverty - The Economic Times | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it

Extreme poverty afflicts more than one in five people, according to the World Bank. The institution's new president, Jim Yong Kim, speaks of the need to "bend the arc of history in order to eliminate extreme poverty and achieve shared prosperity". 

At a time when his bank's resources as well as the budgetary resources of governments are limited, Braziloffers important lessons on how to eliminate extreme poverty and reduce inequality. Perhaps the biggest lesson is that real progress can be achieved in a cost-effective manner if the programmes are targeted well. 

An Unlikely Success Story Brazil, my home country, is an unlikely success story. It has long been known for having one of the most unequal levels of income distribution. This changed when Lula was elected as president in 2002. He ran on the platform of boosting social and economic inclusion and fighting poverty and inequality - and to achieve that goal within a single generation.

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Q&A with Amit Bouri: The Opportunity for Impact Investing to Change the Trajectory of Progress | Impact Alpha

Q&A with Amit Bouri: The Opportunity for Impact Investing to Change the Trajectory of Progress | Impact Alpha | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Global leaders, technocrats and development pros were in New York City this week to mobilize cash -- and action -- for the multi-trillion dollar global development agenda known as the Sustainable Development Goals.
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The Why of Impact Investing, Millennials and the Last Word at #SOCAP16 | Impact Alpha

The Why of Impact Investing, Millennials and the Last Word at #SOCAP16 | Impact Alpha | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Jed Emerson has been studying his history, as evidenced by the arc he traced from Dutch East Indies Company in 1604 and the 1848 Oneida commune in upstate New York, through the German dissident Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the Marshall Plan, to our present moment and out into the future for mor
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Funds leader BlackRock calls on investors to assess climate change impact

Funds leader BlackRock calls on investors to assess climate change impact | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Funds leader BlackRock calls on investors to assess climate change impact
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The Institutional Impact Investing Revolution (SSIR)

The Institutional Impact Investing Revolution (SSIR) | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Institutional investments that generate social and environmental impact are increasing, and they are changing the field of impact investing as they go.
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Why TPG’s Rise Fund could redefine impact investing

Why TPG’s Rise Fund could redefine impact investing | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
TPG Growth’s social impact fund called the Rise Fund aims to invest more than $1 billion over time; it is unprecedented in the impact investing universe
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Impact Investing & Finance - Social Impact

Impact Investing & Finance - Social Impact | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
RT @WhartonSocial: Read the latest impact investing research online. "Great Expectations" is available now: https://t.co/SV2Q3ddiJs https:/…
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Social Impact Bonds: A New Model for Investing in Social Services

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are an innovative new idea to increase social services funding, but they have launched a debate about whether the public sector should accept private investment. This memo outlines the development, pros, and cons of SIBs through three case studies.
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Lessons from a Development Impact Bond (SSIR)

Lessons from a Development Impact Bond (SSIR) | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
A results-based financing program to improve educational access and achievement in India shows the importance of data-driven decision-making and adaptive leadership.
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A look into the future of reporting standards

A look into the future of reporting standards | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
How the Global Reporting Initiative is reshaping its reporting standards to be more user-friendly.
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Investing With Impact in Emerging-Market Equities | AllianceBernstein | September 2, 2016

Investing With Impact in Emerging-Market Equities | AllianceBernstein | September 2, 2016 | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Emerging markets are beginning to attract attention after five tough years. Beyond the return potential, there’s another less-known benefit: investing in stocks can help improve the lives of underprivileged people across the developing world.
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Investing for Maximum Impact

Investing for Maximum Impact | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Today’s investors are using their portfolios to change the world—without losing return potential
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Investing In What Works for America's Communities » Future of Community Development: How CDFIs Can Best Ride the Impact Investing Wave

Investing In What Works for America's Communities » Future of Community Development: How CDFIs Can Best Ride the Impact Investing Wave | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Is impact investing a platform for additional investment into the community development finance industry? https://t.co/4SgYyfIHU6
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What Does High-Impact Investing Look Like? | Opportunity Finance Network

What Does High-Impact Investing Look Like? | Opportunity Finance Network | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
CDFIs are high-impact investors that boldly bring innovative and transformative capital to the hardest to serve markets.
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Demand for globally diversified ethical investing increases | Money Observer

Demand for globally diversified ethical investing increases | Money Observer | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
One in four financial advisers has seen an increase in demand for globally diversified ethical investments, according to new research.
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Impact of Robo-Advisors in Wealth Management, a Guide | Perficient, Inc

Impact of Robo-Advisors in Wealth Management, a Guide | Perficient, Inc | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Learn about robo-advisors and the impact they're having in financial services.
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What is impact investing and how does it work?

What is impact investing and how does it work? | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Investors have evaded a web of terminology to embrace new frameworks focusing on social and environmental impact
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Singapore set to be hub for impact investing (Amended)

Singapore set to be hub for impact investing (Amended) | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
THE BUSINESS TIMES Government & Economy - SINGAPORE is poised to become the regional hub for impact investing - as the form of investment that seeks social impact alongside financial returns spreads across the world.. Read more at The Business Times.
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BlackRock warns investors to consider climate change

BlackRock warns investors to consider climate change | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
The world's largest asset manager warns that the impacts of climate change must inform investor decisions.
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Sustainable Investing is More than Financial Growth

Sustainable Investing is More than Financial Growth | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Sustainable investing, an approach that integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria, is becoming a much sought-after strategy for investors.
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Google's Alphabet Joins $500 Million Venture to Fight Diabetes

Google's Alphabet Joins $500 Million Venture to Fight Diabetes | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
A new company will try to create better solutions for treatment and monitoring.
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Sustaining sustainability: What institutional investors should do next on ESG | McKinsey & Company

Sustaining sustainability: What institutional investors should do next on ESG | McKinsey & Company | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Mainstream institutions have made progress integrating environmental, social, and governance factors into their investing, but they still have far to go. Six ideas can take them to the next level.
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Thinking Long Term About the Impact Investing Marketplace | Impact Alpha

Thinking Long Term About the Impact Investing Marketplace | Impact Alpha | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
Why do we think impact investors will become increasingly active in backing solutions to global challenges? Because those investments represent some of the greatest wealth generating opportunities of our time.
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HIP Investor | TriplePundit

HIP Investor | TriplePundit | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
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A Permanent Path Out of Poverty for Small-Scale Farmers (SSIR)

A Permanent Path Out of Poverty for Small-Scale Farmers (SSIR) | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
We need more risk-takers and innovators who can offer end-to-end support to smallholder farmers facing climate vulnerabilities and other challenges.
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Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)

Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) | Social Finance Matters (investing and business models for good) | Scoop.it
RT @IDRC_LAC: What is driving impact investment in #LatinAmerica? Read @AspenANDE Report https://t.co/jSZYYGsF6C https://t.co/cmKJd5zHg9
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