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How Misinformed Ideas About Profit Are Holding Back The World’s Poor

How Misinformed Ideas About Profit Are Holding Back The World’s Poor | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it

Is it taking advantage of poor people to try to make money from them? And do they even have any money to give?

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Morgan Stanley Survey Finds Sustainable Investing Poised for Growth | Justmeans

#Millennials & women leading the way in Impact Investing - @MorganStanley new report on #impinv #socent http://t.co/Yk0RH5t0Cx
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How Indian NGOs are marrying Philanthropy with Social Innovations?

How Indian NGOs are marrying Philanthropy with Social Innovations? | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The challenges that our societies are facing today are varied, starting from high poverty rates to unacceptably high child labour, malnutrition, illiteracy
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HEINEKEN and UNIDO announce partnership to support sustainability in developing markets

HEINEKEN and UNIDO announce partnership to support sustainability in developing markets | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
UNIDO&HEINEKEN 2work together in range of #sustainability issues 2promote inclusive growth in #developing countries. http://t.co/wRkI8lbolG
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Microcredit oversold as anti-poverty tool, economists say

Microcredit oversold as anti-poverty tool, economists say | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
For over 15 years, extending micro-loans to very poor people has been hailed as a path out of poverty, especially for women
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M-Pesa And The Secret Of Mobile Payments - PYMNTS.com

M-Pesa And The Secret Of Mobile Payments - PYMNTS.com | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Mobile payments have been described in many ways in the developed world - innovative, game-changing, the next big thing and (among the more cynical) the great
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ADB commits $250M for ‘Inclusive Business’

ADB commits $250M for ‘Inclusive Business’ | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Asian Development Bank (ADB) has committed to provide $250 million loan facility to support the government’s Inclusive Business (IB) model, which has already identified three agro-business projects of Nestle Philippines (NPI), Kennemer Foods Inc.
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The Quiet Global Transformation of Global Development - Huffington Post

The Quiet Global Transformation of Global Development - Huffington Post | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Decades ago, private capital flowing into developing countries was a small fraction of aid dollars. Since then, that private capital investment has grown roughly 100-fold and the ratio of aid to investment has flipped.
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Integrated Capital for Social Enterprises (SSIR)

Integrated Capital for Social Enterprises (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.
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How Social Impact Investing Works (JPM,GS)

How Social Impact Investing Works (JPM,GS) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Social impact investing is changing the way investors and the government effect change, delivering quantifiable results and financial returns.
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Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches consultation on Inclusive Development | INCLUDE Platform

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches consultation on Inclusive Development | INCLUDE Platform | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In a debate in Dutch Parliament in October 2014, Minister Lilianne Ploumen for International Trade and Development Cooperation committed to send a letter to Parliament in Spring 2015 on the inclusiveness of Dutch projects and programmes.
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Better Investment In Social Impact Starts With These 4 Questions

Better Investment In Social Impact Starts With These 4 Questions | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
By taking into account all possible outcomes and consequences, including those unintended or indirect, social impact investments can be insured the greatest impact....
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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR)

Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained.
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The Top Five Most Promising Trends in Philanthropy

1. Impact investing is seen as the most promising trend by most philanthropists, 52%, worldwide, according to the BNP Paribas Individual Philanthropy Index 2015.
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Social Innovation Is Shifting The BoP Market Segment | Lincoln Martin

Social Innovation Is Shifting The BoP Market Segment | Lincoln Martin | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Social Innovation, Marketing & the BoP Segment
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The Economics of Inclusion

The Economics of Inclusion | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Any strategy for inclusive economic growth must empower people by including them in the networks that make them productive.
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Webinar | A New Approach to Financing Smallholder Farmers: Lessons from Nigeria

The webinar recording features Mr. Kola Masha, the Managing Director of Doreo Partners, an impact investment firm focused on inclusive growth of African agri...
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The challenges and opportunities of impact investing

The challenges and opportunities of impact investing | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
While the field is still in its early years as a mainstream phenomenon, the transition represents a fundamental and irreversible shift.
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Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends

Sustainable, Responsible and Impact Investing Trends | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The recent winner of the Unbiased.co.uk Responsible Investment Adviser of the Year 2014, John Ditchfield of Barchester Green, shares his thoughts on what lies ahead for sustainable and responsible ...
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The Embedded Enterprise (SSIR)

The Embedded Enterprise (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
To reach base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurs need to align their business models with customers’ lives.
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Why Asset Management Traditionalists Are Missing Out by Not Prioritizing ESG ... - Huffington Post

Why Asset Management Traditionalists Are Missing Out by Not Prioritizing ESG ... - Huffington Post | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Until recently, sustainable investing has been regarded, at least in North America, as a niche investment strategy. Mainstream asset managers were often skeptical of it, primarily for perceived performance reasons....
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The Impact of Impact Investing

The Impact of Impact Investing | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
By: David Nowak In 1990, 45 investors and activists met in a lodge nestled in the Rocky Mountains to spend a weekend discussing the social and environmental aspects of investing. This past November
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28 Resources from Mission Investors Exchange & COF's Impact Investing Twitter Chat

28 Resources from Mission Investors Exchange & COF's Impact Investing Twitter Chat | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
During a chat on impact investing, 28 resources on impact investing were shared. Find folks to follow on philanthropy, mission investing & impact investing.
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What Venture Capitalists consider before investing in your Startup (PRESENTATION)

What Venture Capitalists consider before investing in your Startup (PRESENTATION) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to know what are the types of things Angel and Venture Capitalists consider when deciding whether to invest in a venture?
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Measuring Access to Opportunity in the United States - The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Measuring Access to Opportunity in the United States - The Annie E. Casey Foundation | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
This KIDS COUNT data snapshot illustrates how outdated methods measuring poverty in the United States are giving an inaccurate picture of how families are really faring and what public programs are actually working.
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