September 2014 Blog Posts (54)

How Reducing Global Poverty Helps the U.S. Economy





SEATTLE – Why should the United States care about global poverty? Because it’s in our economic interest to turn starving people into healthy, thriving consumers.

 

The United States should be doing more to improve living conditions for the simple reason that we can. But make no mistake…

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Added by Clint Borgen on September 30, 2014 at 0:44 — No Comments

Pauline Mujawamariya: The Changing Face of African Innovation

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Added by member on September 29, 2014 at 14:30 — 1 Comment

Jonathan Tench: Going Beyond Multinationals to Scale up Nutrition

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Added by member on September 29, 2014 at 13:30 — No Comments

Paulus Verschuren: Building Healthier Supply Chains

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Added by member on September 29, 2014 at 13:00 — No Comments

Philanthropy Quotes to Keep You Inspired

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According to the most recent Giving USA Foundation report, charitable contributions in the U.S. grew 4.4 percent in 2013 yet still haven’t rebounded to peak levels achieved before the economic recession.

But one of the most disappointing aspects of the report involves corporate philanthropy.  Last year, corporate giving fell by nearly 2%, to $17.9 billion.

The drop in corporate…

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Added by Ryan Scott on September 29, 2014 at 6:05 — No Comments

How do we save the soul of microfinance?

Private sector investment and social norms means Microfinance Institutions are at risk of losing their social conscience, and both clients and staff are paying the price. But microfinance could still be saved from moral bankruptcy, argue David Hulme and Mathilde Maitrot.

With the close of the 17th Annual Microfinance Summit in Mexico in September this year, a CEO working group has introduced microfinance certifications to protect the client; a move that couldn’t come at a…

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Added by David Hulme on September 26, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments

Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah: The Partnership Behind Uganda’s Fledgling Soybean Industry

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Added by member on September 25, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Astrid Zweynert: Women are Much More Powerful in Agriculture Than You Might Think

A salesgirl dressed as a cowgirl waits for clients in a cattle showroom in Depok, West Java province, Indonesia, Oct. 18, 2012. REUTERS/Enny Nuraheni…
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Added by member on September 25, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments


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Creating Shared Value: Rising in the East

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Added by Meghan Ennes on September 24, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

Sahba Sobhani: ‘Breaking Through’ - The Remarkable Progress of Inclusive Business

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Added by member on September 24, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

K.Y. Amoako: Securing Growth with Depth

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Added by member on September 24, 2014 at 2:00 — No Comments

Sam Lampert and Serena Guarnaschelli: Why We Need Innovative Financing

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Added by member on September 23, 2014 at 12:00 — No Comments

Around the World with Bitcoin

Originally published on Next Billion

Digital finance is growing at…

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Added by Sarah Martin on September 23, 2014 at 4:52 — No Comments

Who in the world of coffee sees the profits?

Sadly I have now moved on from visiting the children's projects, however the next adventure is also close to my heart as it is very, very much my drug of choice - COFFEE.

READ MORE: http://redbodacomms.blogspot.co.uk/2014/09/275-for-cup-of-coffee-03p-of-which-goes.html

Added by Jennifer Crago on September 20, 2014 at 15:00 — No Comments

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