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Impact Sourcing: Pioneering a New Solution to Manage Essential Business Processes

Leading corporations and institutions are pioneering a new solution to manage essential business processes called Impact Sourcing. Impact Sourcing employs ec...
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Impact Sourcing is an emerging outsourcing practice which is helping corporations achieve a double bottom line, i.e. (1) social impact through the creation of digital jobs at the base of the pyramid, and (2) economic benefits in terms of further cost savings, labor arbitrage, availability of skilled workforce etc.

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Connecting to Work: How ICTs Are Expanding Job Opportunities Worldwide

Connecting to Work: How ICTs Are Expanding Job Opportunities Worldwide | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
Connecting to Work: How ICTs Are Expanding Job Opportunities Worldwide World Bank Group Microwork platforms like CloudFactory, MobileWorks or Samasource break down large business processes into smaller discrete tasks – such as data entry and...

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Dave Haft's curator insight, September 11, 2013 2:49 PM

The World Bank continues to advocate for microwork. It's one type of Impact Sourcing that involves short, often repetitive tasks.

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Samasource 2012 Mistakes and What We Learned

Samasource 2012 Mistakes and What We Learned | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it

Samasource VP of Business Operations and Strategy Jill Isenstadt poses by an inspirational message at an offsite activityIn the last four and a half years, we’ve tried a lot of strategies to generate income for as many poor people as possible.


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Dave Haft's curator insight, June 21, 2013 12:29 PM
It doesn't get more transparent than this!
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IT Service Providers and Universities Partner to Develop U.S. Outsourcing Talent - CIO

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CIO — IT services customers are increasingly looking for onshore delivery options, either to replace or complement their offshore outsourcing relationships.
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Giving Work is Not Enough to Bring People Out of Poverty

Giving Work is Not Enough to Bring People Out of Poverty | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it

In my 12 years of experience leading a social enterprise that creates jobs for some of the most disadvantaged people on the planet, I've learned that just giving people work is not enough.


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Dave Haft's curator insight, June 8, 2013 1:23 PM
Excellent personal perspective from the founder of the world's first major Impact Sourcing Service Provider.
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Digital jobs offer skills, promise to Africa's unemployed youth

Digital jobs offer skills, promise to Africa's unemployed youth | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
Although Africa’s economy has expanded rapidly in recent years, it has not kept pace with the growth of its youth population or their need for jobs.

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Achieve Business Impact Through Social

Achieve Business Impact Through Social | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
It’s critical to understand the makeup of your social audience and deliver relevant social brand experiences.

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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, June 14, 2013 6:37 AM

CRITICAL = 1580s, "censorious," from critic + -al (1). Meaning "pertaining to criticism" is from 1741; medical sense is from c.1600; meaning "of the nature of a crisis" is from 1640s; that of "crucial" is from 1841...

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4 Powerful Points!

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How the Voice of the People Is Driving Corporate Social Responsibility

How the Voice of the People Is Driving Corporate Social Responsibility | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
The business case for corporate social responsibility (CSR) is becoming easier and easier to make. You can argue that it boosts a company's brand, manages risk, and just plain saves money. But perhaps most importantly the ...

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Outsourcing Sector Key to Digital Job Creation in Ghana

Outsourcing Sector Key to Digital Job Creation in Ghana | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
The Foundation recently convened leaders in Ghana’s ICT sector, government and civil society to discuss and for (Developing a digital economy in Ghana powered by youth.

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Dave Haft's curator insight, June 25, 2013 10:59 AM

In our opinion, Ghana is leading the way as East Africa's ICT job creation engine.

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Is Corporate Social Responsibility Worth All the Hype? - BusinessNewsDaily

Is Corporate Social Responsibility Worth All the Hype? - BusinessNewsDaily | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
Is Corporate Social Responsibility Worth All the Hype?

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How are Samasource workers improving ...

How are our workers improving their lives with Samasource wages? Check out this graphic from our Q1 impact report: http://t.co/cgeNTHTkoU


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Impact Hub In The Top 10: Ballston’s LaunchPad Challenge

Impact Hub In The Top 10: Ballston’s LaunchPad Challenge | Impact sourcing | Scoop.it
Impact Sourcing creates thousands of new jobs, makes businesses more efficient, and will transform the lives of millions.
Impact Hub is a resource for background information, statistics, and breaking news about Impact Sourcing.

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#Spark13: Leila Janah (People)

Leila Janah: "A living wage allows people to improve their condition on their own terms"


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