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New Impact Report Details Performance - Financial Advisor Magazine

New Impact Report Details Performance - Financial Advisor Magazine | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
New Impact Report Details Performance Financial Advisor Magazine The report details the financial performance of an impact investing portfolio and is meant to demonstrate to investors "that impact investments can compete with, and at times...
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ImpactAssets Advocates For More Investment In Social Good

ImpactAssets Advocates For More Investment In Social Good | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
VideoImpactAssets is a nonprofit financial services company that manages donor advised funds and other assets for social impact.
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Raising the Base of the Pyramid Through Enterprise

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There has been much progress in promoting Base of the Pyramid (BoP) business and a growing number of ventures and initiatives have come forward that reflect the different phases of the business value chain. In the past decade, work on inclusive business development has increased significantly and organizations working today on

innovative models range from multinational corporations, co-operatives, small and medium-sized enterprises, governments, public institutions and international organizations, and even not-for-profit organizations that use business principles—or social business approaches—to achieve their mission.

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Impact Investing - Social Impact

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The goal of the WSII Impact Investing Initiative is to expand thought, training and practice in the nascent field of Impact Investing.
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Microinsurance in Asia and Oceania Grows by 40% - Sacramento Bee

Microinsurance in Asia and Oceania Grows by 40% - Sacramento Bee | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Microinsurance in Asia and Oceania Grows by 40%
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New Research Paper – Financing the SME Value Chains | SWIFT Institute

New Research Paper – Financing the SME Value Chains | SWIFT Institute | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
One of our first research grants from 2012 has now been completed. Financing the SME Value Chains. http://t.co/H6n4LqjMMJ
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Bolsa-Família: template for poverty reduction or recipe for dependency?

Bolsa-Família: template for poverty reduction or recipe for dependency? | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Camila Nobrega: Now 10 years old, Brazil's biggest welfare programme has so far benefited 50 million people and become a reference for social protection programmes from Ghana to New York (Is Brazil's poverty programme innovative or simply a recipe...
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Working Together in Pursuit of Inclusive Business: Sharing the Latin American and Caribbean Experience with Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank

Working Together in Pursuit of Inclusive Business: Sharing the Latin American and Caribbean Experience with Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

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 inclusive business.  It was written by W. Robert de Jongh from the Red Mantra Group.

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POVERTY IN PAKISTAN AND ROLE OF DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN

POVERTY IN PAKISTAN AND ROLE OF DIGITAL LITERACY IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF PAKISTAN | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The most serious problem of Pakistan is it poverty. It is curse and cause irreparable damage to the very Pakistan. There are so many cause of poverty which has their effects on the society, people and economy of Pakistan.
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ADB to provide $10 billion assistance to India over 5 years - Economic Times

ADB to provide $10 billion assistance to India over 5 years - Economic Times | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
IndiaPost.com ADB to provide $10 billion assistance to India over 5 years Economic Times The agency will also partner with India to anchor transactions that can tap national, regional and international capital markets which can help to shift...
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UBS: China can make ‘generational leap’ in responsible investment - Blue and Green Tomorrow

UBS: China can make ‘generational leap’ in responsible investment - Blue and Green Tomorrow | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Socially responsible investment (SRI) has the potential to grow rapidly in China, according to a report from finance giant UBS.
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Volatile and exciting: RBS SE100 Index figures show changing climate for social enterprise | Pioneers Post

Volatile and exciting: RBS SE100 Index figures show changing climate for social enterprise | Pioneers Post | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
UK’s social enterprises turn over £11bn and generate profits of at least £2.7bn to plough back into society, confirms latest SE100 research.
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Harvard Students Strive to Ignite Innovation, 'Using Business for Social Good' - BostInno

Harvard Students Strive to Ignite Innovation, 'Using Business for Social Good' - BostInno | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
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At one point, Harvard junior Katrina Wong was considering attending law school.
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Google Giving: Calibrating Moon Shots (SSIR)

Google Giving: Calibrating Moon Shots (SSIR) | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
When we back only proven and incremental ideas, we miss out on the opportunity to test new ones that could potentially change millions of lives. (Google's approach to venture philanthropy.
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Opening the Curtain on the New 2.0 Era of Impact Investing

Opening the Curtain on the New 2.0 Era of Impact Investing | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Opening the Curtain on the New 2.0 Era of Impact Investing - The Huffington Post (Opening the Curtain on the New 2.0 Era of Impact Investing http://t.co/jJ9CHf6tDr via @HuffPostImpact #impinv2)...
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Working Together in Pursuit of Inclusive Business: Sharing the Latin American and Caribbean Experience with Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank

Working Together in Pursuit of Inclusive Business: Sharing the Latin American and Caribbean Experience with Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Bank | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it

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 inclusive business.  It was written by W. Robert de Jongh from the Red Mantra Group.

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Innovative Companies Create Commercial and Social Value in Australia - Pro Bono Australia

Innovative Companies Create Commercial and Social Value in Australia - Pro Bono Australia | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Innovative Companies Create Commercial and Social Value in Australia Pro Bono Australia A new Green Paper, to be launched on November 26th at the 2nd Creating Shared Value Forum, will provide a broad assessment of the state of Creating Shared Value...
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The big aid debate: rich countries consider foreign aid overhaul

The big aid debate: rich countries consider foreign aid overhaul | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
• A fifth of OECD aid never leaves donor country – report • Shakeup could mean more money for private sector (The big aid debate: should more money go to the private sector?
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Public Funds Should Catalyze, Not Crowd Out, Private Investment

Public Funds Should Catalyze, Not Crowd Out, Private Investment | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Once a private financial market is well-developed, public funding should be aimed at catalyzing private investment at an affordable price and crowding-in more private financial providers.
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DCED: Inclusive Business

DCED: Inclusive Business | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
RT @TheDCED: Promoting Inclusive Business? View new resources on the DCED website:http://t.co/sDa9nUdNbv @_Endeva @giz_gmbh @BMZ_Bund @Bro…
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ADB, IDB Presidents Discuss Interregional Partnership and Shared Challenges | Asian Development Bank

ADB President Takehiko Nakao and Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno met today to discuss how the two regions can step up joint efforts to tackle shared opportunities and challenges, such as increased economic integration,...
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Social Enterprises Pick Up The Prizes - Forbes

Social Enterprises Pick Up The Prizes - Forbes | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Social Enterprises Pick Up The Prizes
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The trouble with social enterprises is that they require businesses to sacrifice profit in favour of principle – right?
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The Differences Among Socially Responsible, Impact, and Common Good ... - Huffington Post

The Differences Among Socially Responsible, Impact, and Common Good ... - Huffington Post | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The Differences Among Socially Responsible, Impact, and Common Good ...
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I was one of the founders of our modern methods of both socially responsible and impact investing.
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Private Sector Steering African Regional Integration - AllAfrica.com

Private Sector Steering African Regional Integration - AllAfrica.com | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Private Sector Steering African Regional Integration
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Support programmes for private-sector development in Southern Africa are legion and are especially supported by the European Union and bilateral development agencies.
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In post-coup Honduras, rising poverty and inequality, report says - Los Angeles Times

In post-coup Honduras, rising poverty and inequality, report says - Los Angeles Times | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
In post-coup Honduras, rising poverty and inequality, report says Los Angeles Times Modest economic and equality gains, including notable reductions in poverty and unemployment, under deposed President Manuel Zelaya have been largely reversed, the...
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