February 2016 Blog Posts (25)

Eduardo Gustale G.: Changing the Name of the Game

Photo credit: Fundación Paraguaya

By Eduardo Gustale G, Fundación Paraguaya

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Added by member on February 29, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments


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Christina Tewes-Gradl and Sarah Worthing: 3 Models of Corporate Impact Venturing

By Christina Tewes-Gradl, Managing Director, Endeva and Sarah Worthing, Project Assistant, Endeva

Venture capital is…

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Added by Christina Tewes-Gradl on February 29, 2016 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Emma Wilson: What Makes Community Engagement Meaningful in the Extractive Industries?

By Emma Wilson, Independent Researcher and Consultant, Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)…

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Added by Emma Wilson on February 26, 2016 at 18:00 — No Comments

Sancia Dalley: Can Zika Be an Opportunity for Building More Resilient Health Systems?

By Sancia Dalley, Vice President, GBCHealth

Last week, the Philippines became yet another country in a growing list to caution women to delay pregnancy…

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Added by member on February 26, 2016 at 13:54 — No Comments


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Ellen Martin: New Research: Top Trends in Shared Value

By Ellen Martin,  Associate Director of Partnerships, Shared Value Initiative

It’s been five years since the publication of the Harvard Business Review article, “Creating Shared…

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Added by Meghan Ennes on February 25, 2016 at 21:00 — No Comments


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Anh-Dai Lu: Design Thinking and Solar Power for Base of the Pyramid Markets

By Anh-Dai Lu



In Africa, two-thirds of the population is without access to electricity. To fuel economic growth and…

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We all have the resources to start a business

Successful entrepreneurs have 5 characteristics in common that make them start and run a business in a proper way.

None of them include rich parents and top education so underprivileged entrepreneurs can use the 5 characteristics as well as entrepreneurs from rich countries.

Give hope

I do believe that if we all promote these characteristics in our teaching and counseling we could encourage many more of our students to…

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Added by Mogens Thomsen on February 24, 2016 at 8:04 — No Comments

Kathleen Mignano: New Survey Launched on Inclusive Business Policy

By Kathleen Mignano, Inclusive Business, IFC

 

How can governments more effectively support…

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Armin Bauer: Clarity Matters in Inclusive Business

By Armin Bauer, Principal Economist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank…

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Added by member on February 22, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments


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The best news for social entrepreneurs nobody noticed



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In 2015, the European Commission through the European Investment Fund announced a …

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Added by Ashoka on February 18, 2016 at 13:30 — No Comments


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Filippo Veglio: How to Innovate for Social Impact?

By Filippo Veglio, Director, World Business Council for Sustainable Development…

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Added by Filippo Veglio on February 17, 2016 at 1:30 — 1 Comment

Anders Nordstoga: Building Smallholder Resliance to Drought in Ethiopia

By Anders Nordstoga, CARE International

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Added by member on February 16, 2016 at 8:00 — 1 Comment


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Dr. Christina Tewes-Gradl: 8 Benefits of Corporate Impact Venturing

By Dr. Christina Tewes-Gradl, Sarah Worthing, Dr. Aline Menden and James Tulloch, Endeva 



Corporate Impact Venturing (CIV) is the practice of corporates directly investing capital and in-kind…

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Added by Christina Tewes-Gradl on February 14, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments


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A tool to fight poverty and unemployment

Maslow's theory is based on the premise that humans are motivated by needs

"The most basic of Maslow's needs are physiological needs, such as the need for air, food, and water. When you are very hungry, for…

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Added by moladi Formwork on February 14, 2016 at 7:22 — 1 Comment


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Grabbing the opportunity to create a 'caring economy'

Last month, the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting saw the…

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Added by Ashoka on February 12, 2016 at 17:01 — No Comments

Clare Clifton: What Happens When Competitors Collaborate?

By Clare Clifton, Inclusive Market Development Manager, Christian Aid



In Malawi Christian Aid has found that a common purpose –…

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Added by member on February 12, 2016 at 12:40 — 2 Comments

Armin Bauer: Unlock Solutions for the Poor with Inclusive Business Innovations

By Armin Bauer, Principal Economist, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank

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Added by member on February 11, 2016 at 12:00 — No Comments

iDE: Reaching 20 Million More People with Products or Services

By Tim Prewitt, CEO, IDE

Since 1983 iDE has leveraged the power of business to help rural entrepreneurs work their way out of poverty. From our first social enterprise in Somalia to…

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Added by member on February 9, 2016 at 22:00 — 1 Comment

Spotlight: Meet Liisa Petrykowska, Managing Director of Ignitia

Yvette Torres-Rahman, Partnerships Director at Business Fights Poverty, interviews Liisa Petrykowska, Managing Director of…

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Added by member on February 9, 2016 at 21:00 — 1 Comment

Richard Gilbert: Enabling Economic Development and Livelihoods in Countries Affected by the Syrian Regional Crisis

By Richard Gilbert, Business Fights Poverty…

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