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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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Scaling Up: Catalyzing the Social Enterprise - More Featured Content Detail - A.T. Kearney - A.T. Kearney

Scaling Up: Catalyzing the Social Enterprise - More Featured Content Detail - A.T. Kearney - A.T. Kearney | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The importance of scalability for social enterprises is no different than for other sectors.
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Columbia Business School Launches New Center for Social Enterprise  - Clear Admit Blog

Columbia Business School Launches New Center for Social Enterprise  - Clear Admit Blog | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The big news out of Columbia Business School (CBS) today is the creation of a new center devoted to social enterprise.
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In Latin Markets, Understanding Communities Is Key To Success - Forbes

In Latin Markets, Understanding Communities Is Key To Success - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
By Simon Whistler and Oliver Wack BOGOTÁ – Companies doing business in Latin America are no strangers to social risks—many in the region have experienced disruptions or other challenges stemming from protests or socio-political movements.
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2015 Colloquium Theme Focus: Commercializing Impact Investing

Practical and Inspiring Thought Leadership A graduate course and high-profile speaker series featuring leaders and practitioners working to provide solutions to some of the world’s greatest challen...
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Why startups are so different for The Next Billion

Five reasons why what works here doesn’t work there. And how this challenges our notions of universal business practices…
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Market Analysis at the Bottom of the Pyramid - +Acumen

Market Analysis at the Bottom of the Pyramid - +Acumen | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
You’ve developed an innovation, program or service to help the poor. Now how do you assess whether you’re really reaching your target market?
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Institutional, Impact Investing Find Common Ground in Agriculture

Institutional, Impact Investing Find Common Ground in Agriculture | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Farmland investments such as the new ACM Permanent Crop Fund can attract institutions by combining social responsibility and commercial promise.
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Asia's growing ties with Latin America - East Asia Forum

Asia's growing ties with Latin America - East Asia Forum | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Author: Ganeshan Wignaraja, ADB Institute Amid a recovering world economy beset by risks, the outlook for Asia–Latin America economic ties seems bright. Asia
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Davos CEOs seek to boost the image of business - Fortune

Davos CEOs seek to boost the image of business - Fortune | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Corporate leaders are making a greater effort to shore up the public case for capitalism.
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New analysis of global aid figures reveals not enough is reaching the poorest

New analysis of global aid figures reveals not enough is reaching the poorest | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Many agree: if we want to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, world leaders must agree on a financing strategy that addresses the needs of the least-developed countries and, most importantly, of the poorest people in these countries.
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The Rise of Social Stock Exchanges (SSIR)

The Rise of Social Stock Exchanges (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
A new, innovative platform is helping more investors support social enterprises.
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2014 Was the Year of Impact Investing: What's Next For 2015?

2014 Was the Year of Impact Investing: What's Next For 2015? | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Impact investing requires the commitment to measure, and report on positive social change. As the industry matures, here's what we expect to see in 2015.
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Bill Gates Is About To Unveil The Most Powerful Tool In The History of Social Activism

Bill Gates Is About To Unveil The Most Powerful Tool In The History of Social Activism | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Since Bill Gates started writing his annual letter in 2009, he’s pretty much stuck with the accomplishments and plans of the Gates Foundation.
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US Economic Mobility and Investing for Impact (SSIR)

A new Aspen Institute survey explores how impact investing is driving change in education, economic assets, and health and well-being.
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AfDB, MasterCard to expand financial inclusion in Africa - Biztech Africa

AfDB, MasterCard to expand financial inclusion in Africa - Biztech Africa | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard have announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.
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Invest with Values - Aligning Money and Values

Invest with Values - Aligning Money and Values | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Invest with Values highlights topics, resources and organizations related to creating positive social and environmental impacts through money, business, and investing.
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How to Leave a Mark

How to Leave a Mark | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Impact investing is perhaps the most promising new development tool. Young people just getting started and older business gurus alike should consider it.
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Data Analysis Is Helping Farmers Increase Yields | MIT Technology Review

Data Analysis Is Helping Farmers Increase Yields | MIT Technology Review | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
640Labs, acquired by Monsanto, provides analytics that can help farmers increase production.
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Q&A: Africa Impact Group Founder On Pioneering Innovation

Q&A: Africa Impact Group Founder On Pioneering Innovation | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Issam Chleuh is one of Africa's most promising young entrepreneurs, a leader in impact investing -- investing that generates measurable social and environmental impact.
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Omidyar Network Pairs Grants With Investments To Solve Problems

Omidyar Network Pairs Grants With Investments To Solve Problems | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
VideoOmidyar Network, founded by Pierre Omidyar, founder of eBay, and his wife Pam, is a driving force in the movement toward impact investing, using investments to drive social impact.
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Inclusive Business Interview Series: Kulsoom Ally, Juhudi Kilimo

Kulsoom, Director of Juhudi Labs, Juhudi Kilimo, business that provides finance to smallholders in Kenya, talks about the evolution of inclusive business in ...
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Impact Investing: From Cutting Edge to Crucial Tool | Arabella Advisors

RT @Tasha_Seitz: Impact investing is no longer the new kid on the block -- significant growth coming in 2015 http://t.co/9bv5G50hxY @TheImp…
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Making Wealth Worth More for Social Impact - Huffington Post

Making Wealth Worth More for Social Impact - Huffington Post | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Making a lasting positive change in people's lives often comes down to making small, practical changes in their day-to-day routine....
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Helping smallholders become financially secure through mobile-powered tools - The Guardian

Helping smallholders become financially secure through mobile-powered tools - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
David Opio, one of the finalists in Unilever’s Sustainable Living Young Entrepreneurs Awards, heads up Ensibuuko, a social enterprise which empowers rural farmers and increases their financial wellbeing...
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Impact Investing : Measuring social and environmental impact - Impact Investor

Impact Investing : Measuring social and environmental impact - Impact Investor | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Impact needs to be measured to be meaningful. This Guide showcases the many criteria for understanding impact, and can help you make up your own mind on what impact is...Read more
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