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Venture Capital and Impact Investing

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Nancy Pfund founded DBL Investors with the goal to combine top-tier financial returns with meaningful social, economic and environmental returns.  As a leading player in the growing field of “impact investing”, DBL has helped to reveal the power of...
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The Difference Between Value-Creating Corporate Giving And Counter ... - Chicago Tribune

The Difference Between Value-Creating Corporate Giving And Counter ... - Chicago Tribune | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
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This is similar to how Porter and Kramer's Shared Value as practiced by PTC with their Return Trip Advantage.
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Interactive Infographic: A Snapshot of America's Food Deserts | Food on GOOD

Interactive Infographic: A Snapshot of America's Food Deserts | Food on GOOD | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
This post is brought to you by GOOD with support of Naked Juice For more than 23 million Americans, a food desert is not a mirage. It’s a daily reality in hundreds of communities that lack access to fresh, affordable, and nutritious food.
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International Business Forum 2013 - Meet the finalists! The top 10 green and inclusive, market-changing business models

International Business Forum 2013 - Meet the finalists! The top 10 green and inclusive, market-changing business models | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
In recent years, green and inclusive business solutions have come up around the world and they can significantly contribute to sustainable development in regions of intensive economic transformation.
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Reimagining the Role of the Private Sector in Development

Reimagining the Role of the Private Sector in Development | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Against the backdrop of the evolving post-2015 agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals, Homi Kharas discusses how the private sector can contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable development, and how governments can work with it...
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Why micro-lending is possibly the best tool to fight poverty - Daily News & Analysis

Why micro-lending is possibly the best tool to fight poverty - Daily News & Analysis | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Why micro-lending is possibly the best tool to fight poverty
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Viewing micro-credit as a progressive financial innovation, many economists are confident that it holds the potential to remove conditions of poverty.
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APEC Members Urged to Invest in Developing Countries, Inclusive Growth - The Jakarta Globe

APEC Members Urged to Invest in Developing Countries, Inclusive Growth - The Jakarta Globe | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called on APEC member countries to prevent protectionism and encourage investments as growth slows in the region’s emerging countries.
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Cracking the Corporate-Social Enterprise Nut at SoCap: Lessons from Unilever ... - CSRwire.com (press release) (blog)

Cracking the Corporate-Social Enterprise Nut at SoCap: Lessons from Unilever ...
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How can the social enterprise sector navigate the challenges of working with global corporations?
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World Bank, Rooted in Bureaucracy, Proposes a Sweeping Reorganization - New York Times

World Bank, Rooted in Bureaucracy, Proposes a Sweeping Reorganization - New York Times | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
World Bank, Rooted in Bureaucracy, Proposes a Sweeping Reorganization New York Times Worse, he feared its internal culture and structural organization might hamper its progress toward its newly made goals of eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 and...
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Inclusive Growth: The Entrepreneurial Environment for Scaling Up ...

Inclusive Growth: The Entrepreneurial Environment for Scaling Up ... | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
In today's world, enterprising youth who attempt to expand their businesses have exciting opportunities and also face serious challenges. Unsurprisingly, these young people around the world are coming together and finding ...
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Banks not inclusive enough - Hindu Business Line

Banks not inclusive enough - Hindu Business Line | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
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Mercifully, the RBI seems to have figured out that banks cannot reach out to a vast, diverse population. That calls for more realistic rules for NBFCs.
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The Evangelist - The American Prospect

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In June, NationBuilder raised $8 million in Series B funding, with most of it coming from the Omidyar Network, the venture capital firm started by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
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'Impact Investing' a Competitive Edge for $3.5B Wetherby Asset Management - Financial-Planning.com

'Impact Investing' a Competitive Edge for $3.5B Wetherby Asset Management - Financial-Planning.com | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
'Impact Investing' a Competitive Edge for $3.5B Wetherby Asset Management
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Impact investing is having a positive impact not only on the environment and other worthy causes, but on Wetherby Asset Management's business.
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Nestlé: Creating Shared Value through the Cocoa Supply Chain

Nestlé: Creating Shared Value through the Cocoa Supply Chain | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Photo: Nestlé   Jane Nelson: A new global partnership with business Donald Kaberuka: Towards a smart partnership for transformation Justine Greening: Fast-t… (RT @Eiichi0614: "Nestlé: Creating Shared Value through the Cocoa Supply Chain" good...
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Verging on Merging at the Inter-American Development Bank | Center For Global Development

Verging on Merging at the Inter-American Development Bank | Center For Global Development | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Verging on Merging: Interesting piece on private sector reorg @IADB by @CGDev's #ScottMorris http://t.co/To8LS1UGne Can US do right thing?
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Aid statistics - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Aid statistics - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Official guarantees for development mobilised USD 15.3 billion from the private sector from 2009 to 2011, see http://t.co/09PwOGqhef.
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Bottom of pyramid market in PH worth $33.4-B — ADB - Rappler

Bottom of pyramid market in PH worth $33.4-B — ADB - Rappler | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Rappler Bottom of pyramid market in PH worth $33.4-B — ADB Rappler According to the ADB Inclusive Business Market in the Philippines report, the development of inclusive businesses (IBs) — enterprises still in growth phase that offer jobs and...
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The Business Solution to Poverty | Poverty Solutions - Paul Polak

The Business Solution to Poverty | Poverty Solutions - Paul Polak | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
An article by Mal Warwick offering six reasons why conventional efforts to end global poverty have largely failed.
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Mainstreaming Impact Investing – Blog | SustainAbility

Mainstreaming Impact Investing – Blog | SustainAbility | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Impact investing may provide the right platform for real change, but this requires collaboration and innovation.
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ADB urges gov't to promote inclusive business models - Inquirer.net

ADB urges gov't to promote inclusive business models - Inquirer.net | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
ADB urges gov't to promote inclusive business models Inquirer.net The Asian Development Bank has urged the government to create an enabling, more conducive environment that will allow more companies to develop “inclusive business” models, or those...
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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 7/10 - VietNamNet Bridge

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In addition, it is imperative to restructure the manufacturing supply chains to capture value and to participate proactively in global value chains.
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Investments to End Poverty - Development Initiatives

Investments to End Poverty - Development Initiatives | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
By Development Initiatives: analysis, evidence and data on all resources available to get to zero poverty by 2030. Report, data visualisations and more. (ODA is one int'l resource flowing into dev. countries.
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Measuring Impact: Best Practices For Investors - Forbes

Measuring Impact: Best Practices For Investors - Forbes | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Measuring Impact: Best Practices For Investors Forbes The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) recently released its report, “Getting Started with IRIS,” which is a comprehensive “how-to” guide for measuring impact using the Impact Reporting and...
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