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Impact Investing: India Today (part 2) – Unitus Seed Fund

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Recent impact investing activity in India and the challenges and obstacles faced. (“India has a robust #impinv ecosystem...
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Monitor Institute: Let the Scaffolding Fall

Monitor Institute: Let the Scaffolding Fall | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Let the Scaffolding Fall! It's impact investing 2.0 #impinv2 http://t.co/ruBawmyo4J
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GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2012-2013

GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2012-2013 | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Download a copy of the Global Competitiveness Report prepared by the World Economic Forum (GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS REPORT 2012-2013 - #NigerianDocuments #NigerianData http://t.co/F0bDgFUN6E)...
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Semillas’ philosophy: Building a network for investing in social change

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Semillas (Sociedad Mexicana Pro Derechos de la Mujer), the only women’s fund in Mexico, has a defined and unique philosophy of philanthropy in Mexico, which is best displayed by our network of individual donors.
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Toward a New Economic Model: Vermont Aims for More Local, Sustainable ... - Valley News

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Morgan Stanley Establishes Institute for Sustainable Investing - WSJ.com

Morgan Stanley Establishes Institute for Sustainable Investing - WSJ.com | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Morgan Stanley established Institute for Sustainable Investing-> market-based solutions 2 econ, social environ http://t.co/eTun16UCOW
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Op-Ed: Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges - World Bank Group

Op-Ed: Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges World Bank Group This is a time for Canada, as well as for international development institutions like the World Bank Group, to demonstrate leadership in addressing these...
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Bananas and bottlenecks: Piloting regional value chain cooperation ...

Bananas and bottlenecks: Piloting regional value chain cooperation ... | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
After decades of protocols and high-level declarations without implementation, regional integration is slowly happening in many parts of Africa, often driven by commercial moves. More recently, regional markets and ...
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Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges - The Globe and Mail

Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges - The Globe and Mail | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges The Globe and Mail This is a time for Canada, as well as for international development institutions like the World Bank Group, to demonstrate leadership in addressing these challenges.
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Goldman Sachs | Impact Investing - Social Impact Investing

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Goldman Sachs | Impact Investing - Social Impact Investing http://t.co/38oXKQea1X
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Infrastructure, education, lack of public trust holding back growth of Colombia competitiveness: govt report Colombia News | Colombia Reports

Infrastructure, education, lack of public trust holding back growth of Colombia competitiveness: govt report Colombia News | Colombia Reports | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Colombia’s competitiveness against other nations has stayed the same over the past four years, at position 69 out of 133 countries, according to a “confidence” report released by the government  Full Article » (Infrastructure, education, lack of public...
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The Dutch Growth Fund —

The Dutch Growth Fund — | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF), initiated by the Dutch government, will commence in 2014. The DGGF issues export and investment financing to Dutch and local businesses for activities in developing countries.
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Africa’s themes for improved competitiveness

Africa’s themes for improved competitiveness | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Over the last decade, many African countries focused on getting the economic fundamentals right. They put in place more sustainable fiscal policies, controlled inflation, and managed their debt.
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Working Together in Pursuit of Inclusive Busine...

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This publication, launched by IDB President Moreno and ADB President Nakao, summarizes the Inter-American Development Bank's Opportunities for the Majority program and provides recommendations for ADB to learn from Latin America in the pursuit of...
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Impact Investing Blog | Maximpact

Impact Investing Blog | Maximpact | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Articles and commentaries on impact investing, cleantech, CSR, sustainability and philanthropy sectors.
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Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges

Public-private partnerships key to global development challenges | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Canada’s partnership with the World Bank Group a model for the best use of precious aid dollars ("@IFC_org: Nearly 1/5 of the world lives on < $1.25 a day. How can #Canada, #IFC & the private sector help?
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NEDA: Improving agri productivity, competitiveness still vital in PDP ...

NEDA: Improving agri productivity, competitiveness still vital in PDP ... | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Growth in productivity and competitiveness of the agriculture and fisheries sector remains a key goal of the Philippine government for poverty reduction towards inclusive growth, according to the National Economic and ...
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Producers struggle to make ethanol without corn - Chicago Daily Herald

Producers struggle to make ethanol without corn - Chicago Daily Herald | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Producers struggle to make ethanol without corn Chicago Daily Herald They charge that oil firms fear losing even a 1 percent share of the roughly $450 billion-a-year gasoline market, especially since U.S.
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Day after - Inquirer.net

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Companies must think beyond their fences, and consider the viability or vulnerability of their value chains, communities and catchments where they operate.
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Video: Global Value Chains and Development | Center for Strategic ...

Video: Global Value Chains and Development | Center for Strategic ... | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Investment is a core driving force in economic development in large part due to its productivity-enhancing benefits. The international fragmentation of production in global value chains (GVCs), driven by technological progress, ...
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Education ventures dominate list of top 100 social enterprises - Telegraph

Education ventures dominate list of top 100 social enterprises - Telegraph | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Of the 100 social enterprises listed in the NT100, published today, 45 tackle educational issues and six of these, including Raspberry Pi, are based in the UK.
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Oxfam International and the United Nations Global Compact To Partner on Poverty Assessment Tool

Oxfam International and the UN Global Compact to partner on Poverty Assessment Tool. http://t.co/gZtPsP3P9L
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WBCSD identifies solutions to overcome internal barriers to scale up inclusive business

WBCSD identifies solutions to overcome internal barriers to scale up inclusive business | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

In its latest issue brief, titled Scaling up Inclusive Business – Solutions to overcome internal barriers, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) identifies a series of solutions aimed at helping companies scale up commercially viable business solutions that expand access to goods, services, and livelihoods opportunities for low-income communities—something the WBCSD calls inclusive business.

Companies of all sizes, including many WBCSD members, are actively testing and rolling out inclusive business models, but relatively few of them have achieved their full potential of improving livelihoods and companies’ economic bottom line.

The objective of the ‘Scaling up Inclusive Business’ brief is to better understand the internal barriers companies face when trying to scale up inclusive business, and identify solutions for overcoming those barriers.

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Impact Investing 2.0 Launches! | Pacific Community Ventures

Impact Investing 2.0 Launches! | Pacific Community Ventures | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Impact Investing 2.0 is here. #impinv2 12 case studies show that imp inv is not benevolent puffery. http://t.co/wCgLYoizQi
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Finding Value in Supply Chains: Leave No Stone Unturned - Deloitte CIO - WSJ

Finding Value in Supply Chains: Leave No Stone Unturned - Deloitte CIO - WSJ | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Finding Value in Supply Chains: Leave No Stone Unturned http://t.co/xcoMZnHWM6
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