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CGI 2012 Live by Clinton Global Initiative

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Watch Clinton Global Initiative's CGI 2012 Live on Livestream.com. Join President Clinton and hundreds of world leaders for #CGI2012, 9/23-25.
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To Create Social Innovation, Everyone Has To Work Together

To Create Social Innovation, Everyone Has To Work Together | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it

The emphasis these days is on social enterprise, and the idea that it’s the private sector that will solve the world’s problems, as long as solving those problems and making money are aligned within a company’s business plan.


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Designing *with* the base of the pyramid

Technically trained people often overestimate their capacity to solve problems in developing regions, and underestimate the resources at hand. In this webina...
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Core77 Design Awards 2012: Eliodomestico, Winner for Social Impact - Core77

Core77 Design Awards 2012: Eliodomestico, Winner for Social Impact - Core77 | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it

Core77 Design Award. Social Impact Category

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What It Means To Really Stand For The Poor

What It Means To Really Stand For The Poor | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it
Standing with the poor ultimately means deciding to do what is right, not just what is easy. Standing with the poor means walking away from unethical leaders, even when their companies are "succeeding.
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"We need to find and support entrepreneurs who are thinking about what it takes to build systems that can truly break the back of poverty"
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Design and Social Entrepreneurship

Design and Social Entrepreneurship | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it
Guest post by Soren Petersen and Jaewoo Joo The desire to improve human conditions is an inherent part of being a designer.

 

"Could startup design consultancies be the catalyst to engage designers in social entrepreneurship?"

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Amy Smith shares simple, lifesaving design | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Fumes from indoor cooking fires kill more than 2 million children a year in the developing world. MIT engineer Amy Smith details an exciting but simple solution: a tool for turning farm waste into clean-burning charcoal.
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Social Entrepreneurship in Colombia

16 Stories:A New Book, 'Llenando Espacios' (Filling Spaces), Reveals Colombia's Social Enterprise Prowess

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Now on the agenda | Les ateliers

Now on the agenda | Les ateliers | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it
International workshops of urban planning and design - Cergy-Pontoise : program for 2011-2012, application process, description of the workshops.
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dailywireless.org » World Bank: Mobile Key to Development

dailywireless.org » World Bank: Mobile Key to Development | Design for Poverty Alleviation | Scoop.it
DailyWireless.org covers current developments in broadband wireless, including WiMAX, LTE, WiFi and mobile aps. Online since 2002, with nearly 10,000 in-depth articles, we also cover social impact of 5 billion mobile users.
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