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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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The high value of low-income markets - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog)

The high value of low-income markets - Forum:Blog - The World Economic Forum (blog) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Low-income markets are worth $5 trillion and we can learn much from companies operating in the sector, write Eriko Ishikawa and Kathleen Gaertner Mignano.
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Look to Government—Yes, Government—for New Social Innovations

Look to Government—Yes, Government—for New Social Innovations | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
A sample of pilot programs from around the world.
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10 things you need to know about social and environmental investing

10 things you need to know about social and environmental investing | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In a recent panel, experts shared their thoughts on responsible investment, from crowdfunding and financial education to the need for more regulation
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Impact investing has value beyond the warm and fuzzies

Impact investing has value beyond the warm and fuzzies | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
A recent report finds 72 per cent of financial advisers in the United States are interested in recommending impact investments to their clients.
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Nine economic trends for South-East Asia - The Guardian

Nine economic trends for South-East Asia - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
South-East Asia has been a rare economic bright spot in recent times. As they hit their stride, distinct opportunities are emerging in each market
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Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials

Amid The Stereotypes, Some Facts About Millennials | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
"Millennial" is the demographic buzzword of the moment. But are young adults today really so different from previous generations? We charted some numbers to find out — and spotted interesting trends.
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Impact Investing Innovation: Conservation Finance - Forbes

Impact Investing Innovation: Conservation Finance - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
VideoConservation finance is a relatively new concept in impact investing circles that looks to create financial returns from conservation activities. The Freshwater Trust is a key player in this promising financial arena.
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Poverty will only End by 2030 if Growth is Shared - World Bank Group (blog)

Poverty will only End by 2030 if Growth is Shared - World Bank Group (blog) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
While the world has seen a rapid reduction in extreme poverty in recent decades, the goal of ‘ending poverty’ by 2030 remains ambitious.
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Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty - Forum:Blog

Why growth must be inclusive to eliminate poverty - Forum:Blog | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
If extreme poverty is to be eradicated, it is important to ensure the poorest benefit disproportionally from future growth, writes Espen Beer Prydz
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Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work (SSIR)

Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work (SSIR) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The benefits and pitfalls of partnerships between nonprofits and business—and how to do it right.
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U.S. managed assets with socially responsible criteria rise: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The share of U.S.managed assets invested with environmental, social or similar criteria rose 50 percent over the past two years, a foundation that tracks the field said, because of...
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BOI eyes unit for inclusive accreditation | Business, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

The Board of Investments (BOI) is set to establish a unit responsible for the accreditation of enterprises entitled to incentives for adopting the inclusive business model by next year.
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The Plastic Bank Fights Pollution and Poverty With Recycling

The Plastic Bank Fights Pollution and Poverty With Recycling | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
From pollution to poverty, social enterprises like the Plastic Bank are discovering new solutions to old problems.
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Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (1/2) - The Real News Network

Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (1/2) - The Real News Network | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Part 1 of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture on the politics of development given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa
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Impact Investing Needs Millennials

Impact Investing Needs Millennials | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
They’ve got the money, and dramatically different priorities from earlier generations.
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How China is reshaping global development finance - Deutsche Welle

How China is reshaping global development finance - Deutsche Welle | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The BRICS Development Bank, the AIIB and the Silk Road Fund – recent initiatives spearheaded by China that symbolize its growing influence in development funding and potential new sources of financing, says Rajiv Biswas.
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African Development Bank Group Board Approves New Regional Integration ... - AllAfrica.com

African Development Bank Group Board Approves New Regional Integration ... - AllAfrica.com | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The African Development Bank Group's (AfDB) Board of Executive Directors approved on Wednesday, November 19 the new Regional Integration Policy and Strategy (RIPoS) for the period 2014-2023, with focus on creating larger, more attractive markets,...
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OKR: Shared Prosperity through Inclusive Business : How Successful Companies Reach the Base of the Pyramid

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Tracking the Impact of Public Equity Investing

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'Tracking the Impact of Public Equity Investing' blog post by Joshua Humphreys, Ph.D..
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Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population

Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
We'll need to produce 70% more food by 2050 to sustain a world population expected to grow to 10 billion. Yet agriculture startups struggle to get the..
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Shared Value in the Extractives Sector | Shared Value Initiative

Shared Value in the Extractives Sector | Shared Value Initiative | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
3 Strategies for Shared Value Creation There are three main strategies for creating shared value in the extractives sector.
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Can Big Data Feed the World?

Can Big Data Feed the World? | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
How will we feed the one billion people now going hungry, plus nearly two billion more mouths by 2050? Big Data might provide some answers.
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