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Capitalists for inclusive growth | BusinessWorld Online

Capitalists for inclusive growth | BusinessWorld Online | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it

The need for growth -- specifically, the kind of inclusive growth that can provide jobs for the vast number of out-of-work young people and combat rising levels of income inequality -- has never been more vital. Nevertheless, today’s debates about how to achieve sustainable, inclusive growth are too narrowly focused on the role of governments and policy makers. The role of the private sector -- with its multinational reach, vast piles of cash, and ability to innovate -- has been neglected. - See more at: http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Opinion&title=Capitalists-for-inclusive-growth&id=69712#sthash.1Tbtqx8o.dpuf

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Want to talk a tech millionaire into funding your nonprofit? First, do your ... - Crain's Chicago Business

Want to talk a tech millionaire into funding your nonprofit? First, do your ... - Crain's Chicago Business | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Tech entrepreneurs come armed with lots of questions—and are geared toward organizations in which they can have an impact.
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Hope Or Hype: The Revolution In Africa Will Be Wireless - NPR

Young entrepreneurs in Africa say they're leading a tech movement from the ground up. They think technology can solve social ills. But critics wonder if digital fixes can make a dent.
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Impact Investing in Affordable Housing - National Real Estate Investor

Impact Investing in Affordable Housing - National Real Estate Investor | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The concept of impact investing has been around for several years, although it is still a largely underutilized tool in advancing social and economic benefits in the real estate industry.
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Five Lessons for New Philanthropists (SSIR)

Five Lessons for New Philanthropists (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Before tackling complex social problems, new philanthropists should consider what current philanthropists have learned about how to “hack.”
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A Coming of Age for Impact Investing (SSIR)

A Coming of Age for Impact Investing (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The new benchmark is an indication of a fast-growing and increasingly sophisticated impact investing industry.
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KPMG buys human rights consultancy Banarra as social risks to businesses add up - The Australian Financial Review

KPMG buys human rights consultancy Banarra as social risks to businesses add up - The Australian Financial Review | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
KPMG has acquired a human rights consultancy built by the man who coined the term "blood diamonds" - a move that speaks volumes about the challenges facing executives.
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UK aid watchdog criticises DfID over partnerships with private sector

UK aid watchdog criticises DfID over partnerships with private sector | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Department for International Development’s engagement with private enterprise lacks strategic oversight and clear objectives, claims aid impact commission
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Axis Bank signs $200 million loan agreement with ADB - Economic Times

Axis Bank signs $200 million loan agreement with ADB - Economic Times | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
MUMBAI: Axis Bank today signed a USD 200-million, seven-year bilateral loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank. The loan will help bolster Bank's efforts to improve farm efficiency by...
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Can Socially Responsible Investing Lead of Change? - Bloomberg

Can Socially Responsible Investing Lead of Change? - Bloomberg | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Rob Leary, president of asset management at TIAA-CREF, talks about targeting investments for individuals and causing change through social investing. He speaks on
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'Profitability is sustainability': 17 ideas on business and development

'Profitability is sustainability': 17 ideas on business and development | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Does involving the private sector in the SDG agenda mean outsourcing development? Our expert panel considers the value of partnership
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Growing Attention Being Given to Consumers at the Base of the Pyramid - Enterra Solutions

Growing Attention Being Given to Consumers at the Base of the Pyramid - Enterra Solutions | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Companies can improve their bottom line by catering to the needs of those living at the base of the economic pyramid.
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World Poverty — Our World in Data

World Poverty — Our World in Data | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
RT @MaxCRoser: Two centuries ago your chance of living in poverty was 94%
Today it is down to 14%

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KKR Founder Jerome Kohlberg Dies at 90 - Wall Street Journal

KKR Founder Jerome Kohlberg Dies at 90 - Wall Street Journal | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Jerome Kohlberg, a co-founder of private-equity giant KKR & Co. and an architect of the industry’s leveraged-buyout model, has died. He was 90.
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Trillions of dollars needed for UN anti-poverty plan - Yahoo News

Trillions of dollars needed for UN anti-poverty plan - Yahoo News | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The price tag for a bold global new anti-poverty agenda comes to between $3.5 and $5 trillion annually over the next 15 years, part of a United Nations' "to-do list" for the world.
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Non-Profits Investing More Time, Money in Social Media [Infographic]

Non-Profits Investing More Time, Money in Social Media [Infographic] | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Non-profits depend on donations for funding, so they need to be super efficient. Where does social media fall within their list of priorities?
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Smallholders to Benefit From Online Trading - AllAfrica.com

Smallholders to Benefit From Online Trading
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Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) has launched G-Soko Platform, an online trading platform that will link smallholder farmers to grain buyers through a structured market mechanism.
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Zone of Impact

Zone of Impact | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Sacha Litman, founder and managing director of Measuring Success, explores how nonprofits can incorporate big data into their collective impact initiatives....
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How to use finance as a tool for inclusive growth

How to use finance as a tool for inclusive growth | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Bertrand Badré highlights how finance can be an immeasurably powerful tool for good.
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One click away from financial inclusion: e-wallets and payment platforms

One click away from financial inclusion: e-wallets and payment platforms | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The penetration of mobile phones in LAC exceeds the rate of financial inclusion. How can technology help to increase access to financial services?
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Rethinking finance in a circular economy

To ING, the importance of sustainability is unquestioned. Our social and corporate responsibility agenda is an integral part of both our commercial and risk strategy.

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Social VCs: Time for real impact - Livemint

Social VCs: Time for real impact - Livemint | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The biggest problem that the social venture capital industry faces is the absence of an effective voice
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Investing for Impact: Capital Fusion for Social and Environmental Good - Huffington Post

Investing for Impact: Capital Fusion for Social and Environmental Good - Huffington Post | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In a world where addressing global social and environmental problems are still more prominent than ever, Impact Investing as an emerging asset class is the best new alternative for channeling large-scale private capital for social and environmental...
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Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With Tech - TechCrunch

Doing Good Tech Versus Doing Good With Tech - TechCrunch | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The FDA is currently considering clinical trials for a drug that would delay aging. The idea of extending human longevity is a controversial one, with some..
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Global Impact Investing Network

Global Impact Investing Network | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
www.theGIIN.org is the online hub of the Global Impact Investing Network, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing.
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