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MYREPUBLICA.com - News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual

MYREPUBLICA.com - News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
KATHMANDU, Jan 14: Finance Ministers from seven member countries of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) are convening in the capital on Monday to finalize and adopt regional anti-poverty strategy for reducing poverty in the bloc.

The second BIMSTEC Ministerial on Poverty Alleviation will mainly discuss issues related to pro-poor and inclusive growth, social development, social safety nets, targeted programs, governance, climate change and disaster management. It will also endorse the Poverty Plan of Action (PPA), which will comprise regional strategies and cooperation for fighting poverty, said Deependra Bahadur Kshetry, vice-chairman of National Planning Commission.

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B Corps, Corporate Philanthropy and Being the Change - Business 2 Community

B Corps, Corporate Philanthropy and Being the Change - Business 2 Community | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
B Corps?  Don’t you mean C Corps? Nope, that isn’t a typo. Like Fair Trade certifications for coffee or USDA organic certifications for milk, B Corp is a voluntary certification for businesses t…
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RBC Global Asset Management Announces $50 Million Impact Investing Initiative With Community Reinvestment Fund USA

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) today announced an agreement with...
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Development Dialogue: Improving Youth Employment

Development Dialogue: Improving Youth Employment | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
What skills does the private sector seek & how do we ensure training = market demands? http://t.co/iNEedKiKeJ #youth #employment
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Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact (SSIR)

Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.
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Development Finance Institutions Come of Age - Forbes

Development Finance Institutions Come of Age - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Bangladesh now has 117.6 million mobile phone users, and Afghanistan has 21.6 million - both upwards of 70 percent of the population. Fifteen years ago there were essentially no cell users in either of these countries, yet a handful of entrepreneurs...
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Charting the Course: How Mainstream Investors can Design Visionary and Pragmatic Impact Investing Strategies

Charting the Course: How Mainstream Investors can Design Visionary and Pragmatic Impact Investing Strategies | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In recent years, much has been written about impact investing – an investing approach that intentionally seeks to create both financial return as well as positive social and/or environmental impact...
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Redefining Poverty in Asia and the Pacific: ADB's Take | Asian Development Bank

Redefining Poverty in Asia and the Pacific: ADB's Take | Asian Development Bank | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Asia and the Pacific has reduced the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day by more than half, 10 years ahead of the 2015 global target set out in the Millennium Development Goals.
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Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact (SSIR)

Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
How corporate venture capital investors can work with traditional VC investors to nurture entrepreneurs and more space for impact investment.
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Four Ways to Spread Ideas (SSIR)

Four Ways to Spread Ideas (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on what makes influence effective.
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Success Factors for Lead Firms to Shape Inclusive Procurement | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice

Success Factors for Lead Firms to Shape Inclusive Procurement | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Many lead firms in food manufacturing and retailing are looking to open their supply chains to smallholder farmers.
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Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good (SSIR)

Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Profit and Purpose: How Social Innovation is Transforming Business for Good is a look at how social entrepreneurs have used business models to change the world.
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Topic Guide: Leveraging the private sector to promote agriculture and natural resource-based livelih

How can private investment benefit small-scale farmers? ODI paper for @evidencedemand http://t.co/Ex2l3UqreH #WorldFoodDay #WFD2014
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Financial systems: failing in the west but coming soon to a village near you? - The Guardian

Financial systems: failing in the west but coming soon to a village near you? - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The financial crisis showed that developed world banking models are not indestructible, should they be used in the global south? Richard Kozul-Wright reports
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How A 20&Something Persuaded Thousands Of Kenyan Farmers To Save Their ... - Co.Exist

How A 20&Something Persuaded Thousands Of Kenyan Farmers To Save Their ... - Co.Exist | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Micro-forestry provides a way to re-green the land and provide a profit to poor families at the same time.
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Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

Why better data is the key to tackling poverty | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to mind?
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Leadership for Results (SSIR)

Leadership for Results (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The first step in developing leadership to advance large-scale social change is clearly defining the intended results.
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Fast tracking Myanmar's reform - Livemint

Fast tracking Myanmar's reform - Livemint | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
To avoid backtracking—and realize its potential—Myanmar needs to accelerate reform momentum
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Crowdfunding for Development: Recommendations Vs. Reality

Crowdfunding for Development: Recommendations Vs. Reality | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding – think Kickstarter, Indiegogo or Kiva – is popular and growing.
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PIA | Forum on “Inclusive Growth Through Inclusive Business” marks BOI’s 47th Anniversary

PIA | Forum on “Inclusive Growth Through Inclusive Business” marks BOI’s 47th Anniversary | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Philippine Information Agency, the development communication arm of the Philippine government, member of the Presidential Communications Group
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From Smallholders to Shareholders: Optimizing Private Sector Engagement for Smallholder Impact | Agrilinks

From Smallholders to Shareholders: Optimizing Private Sector Engagement for Smallholder Impact | Agrilinks | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Individual smallholder farmers cultivate 2 hectares of land or less, but as a group, they are an economic force: an estimated 500 million smallholders feed close to 2 billion people worldwide.
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SolarCity Joins the Impact Investing Trend with Solar Bonds - PV Solar Report

SolarCity Joins the Impact Investing Trend with Solar Bonds - PV Solar Report | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
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Have you been getting those calls from SolarCity and other companies, telling you they'll put solar on your roof for no money down?
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Global Value Chains in a Changing World

Global Value Chains in a Changing World | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Global Value Chains in a Changing World Offer Price $64.60 ISBN:9287038821 Authors List Price : $68.00 Availablity Usually ships in 24 hours Publisher : World Trade Organization with the Temasek Foundation and the Fung Global Institute Global value...
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Morgan Stanley Adds ‘Impact’ Portfolios in Brokerage

Morgan Stanley Adds ‘Impact’ Portfolios in Brokerage | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Morgan Stanley, which has set a goal of attracting $10 billion of client assets to sustainable investing products over the next few years, is adding two such portfolios for its wealth-management customers.
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Renewable Energy Share In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Reach 45% By 2040 ... - CleanTechnica

Renewable Energy Share In Sub-Saharan Africa Could Reach 45% By 2040 ... - CleanTechnica | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
“A better functioning energy sector is vital to ensuring that the citizens of sub-Saharan Africa can fulfil their aspirations.
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Inclusive Finance for Housing: Exploring Viable Business Models | The SEEP Network

Inclusive Finance for Housing: Exploring Viable Business Models | The SEEP Network | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
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