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

MYREPUBLICA.com - News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | 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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How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth | McKinsey & Company

How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth | McKinsey & Company | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society. A McKinsey Global Institute article.
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GCF 2016 Day 2 : Keynote Address: The Sustainability Challenge

Keynote Address: The Sustainability Challenge Keynote: Mrs. Indra Nooyi Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Global Competitiveness Forum 2016 "Comp...
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Global Innovation Fund

Global Innovation Fund | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

GIF invests in a wide range of solutions with the shared goal of opening up better opportunities for people living in poverty in developing countries.

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5 Ways to Boost Impact Investing in Family Offices

5 Ways to Boost Impact Investing in Family Offices | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

Impact investing is on the upswing, says US SIF CEO.

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Delivering on the SDGs will require a system reboot - Corporate Citizenship Briefing

Delivering on the SDGs will require a system reboot - Corporate Citizenship Briefing | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The new Sustainable Development Goals are a valuable new framework for companies to develop their business models, writes Jules Peck. But truly progressive businesses also need to engage with civil society to evolve the goals.   The year of 2015 has been heralded as setting out a new roadmap for ‘sustainable development’ with both the …
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NexThought Monday: Impact Investing ‘Skeptics Have Been Defeated’ – Our Q&A With LeapFrog CEO | NextBillion

NexThought Monday: Impact Investing ‘Skeptics Have Been Defeated’ – Our Q&A With LeapFrog CEO | NextBillion | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

WHERETO NEXT FOR THE $1 BILLION-PLUS IMPACT FUND MANAGER? To many of us, insurance is, well, boring. There are two key reasons why. One, in developed markets anyway, many of us (but unfortunately far from all of us) just expect it to be there.

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The amazing story behind that KIND bar you're eating

The amazing story behind that KIND bar you're eating | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The Founder of KIND says spreading kindness is at the core of his company.
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GDP a poor measure of progress, say Davos economists

GDP a poor measure of progress, say Davos economists | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Do we need a new way of measuring economic growth?
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The Developing World Can Leapfrog Dirty Coal And Go Straight To Clean Energy

The Developing World Can Leapfrog Dirty Coal And Go Straight To Clean Energy | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Why should the whole world have to repeat our mistakes?
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Follow the Data: To Improve Health, Tackle Inequality

This blog post first appeared on BSR. It has been two years since Thomas Piketty released Capital in the Twenty-First Century, a ground-breaking work that explains the relationship between income,
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Pay-for-Success Watch: Youth Advocate Programs Enters the PFS Fray - The Chronicle of Social Change

Youth Services Insider has learned that Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), one of the few national providers of community-based programs for juvenile offenders, has entered into its first pay-for-success (PFS) venture....
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The Wild West of Measuring Corporate Sustainability (SSIR)

The Wild West of Measuring Corporate Sustainability (SSIR) | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

It’s a confusing time for measuring corporate social and environmental impact, but the pioneers who take it seriously, set ambitious goals, and report accurately will come out ahead.

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Private sector finance mobilised by official development interventions

According to a recent DAC survey, USD 36.4 billion was mobilised from the private sector in 2012-14 through official development finance interventions in the...
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Announcing Our New Partnership with ImpactSpace | NextBillion

Announcing Our New Partnership with ImpactSpace | NextBillion | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

Impact investing has left the realm of the theoretical and moved confidently into the practical.

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Impact Investing: MBA's Funds Follow Goldman Sachs In Search For Financial, Social Returns

Impact Investing: MBA's Funds Follow Goldman Sachs In Search For Financial, Social Returns | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Student-led portfolios seek to prove business case for sustainable investing
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World's largest investor: We want companies with long-term sustainability plan.

World's largest investor: We want companies with long-term sustainability plan. | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
World's largest investor: We want companies with long-term sustainability plan register or login to read more.
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Study: Firms with More Women in the C-Suite Are More Profitable

Study: Firms with More Women in the C-Suite Are More Profitable | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
According to a survey of nearly 22,000 companies around the world.
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A Successful Entrepreneur Discovers What's Different About Impact Investing

Hampus Jakobsson's company was sold for $150 million. As an angel investor, he wonders how to understand the trade-off between investing for financial return...

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How Indiegogo Is Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding To Empower Entrepreneurs

How Indiegogo Is Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding To Empower Entrepreneurs | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Indiegogo is introducing new partnerships to help entrepreneurs beyond crowdfunding.
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CDP: Companies Blind to Climate Risks in Half of Their Supply Chains | Sustainable Brands

CDP: Companies Blind to Climate Risks in Half of Their Supply Chains | Sustainable Brands | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The largest ever study of climate data from suppliers and their corporate customers, the CDP’s Global Supply Chain Report 2016, found that less than half of suppliers have set a target to reduce their emissions and only one third have lowered their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the past reporting year. What’s worse though, is that half of the suppliers that were asked for information failed to respond at all.
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The Rise Of Millennials, Crowdsourcing, And Automation Are Going To Reshape The World

The Rise Of Millennials, Crowdsourcing, And Automation Are Going To Reshape The World | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Three big tech trends for 2016 and beyond.
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The 7 Best New Reports on Climate Change for Investors

The 7 Best New Reports on Climate Change for Investors | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The Paris Agreement Catalyzes Investor Action on Climate Change
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From Green Bonds to Green Boom: What China’s New Green Bond Rules Mean for Sustainable Investment · Environmental Leader · Environmental Management News

China has become the first country in the world to issue official rules on issuing “green bonds” — bonds that are dedicated to financing sustainable solutions.

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India: A Top Testing Ground for Omidyarism and Impact Investing - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy

India: A Top Testing Ground for Omidyarism and Impact Investing - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The inside scoop on foundations and individual donors. Learn who's giving to what causes and how to get funding.
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