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We must shift our expectations for companies to make business choices based upon fair returns for all stakeholders.
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The 2010 Andhra Pradesh microfinance crisis may cause MFIs to shift away from a majority female client base to a more gender-balanced portfolio.
As Fair Trade USA changes its certification standards, a tempest is brewing among those in the coffee industry who see technology and transparency as the means to lift farmers out of poverty.
Philanthrocapitalists are vital to moving beyond blame-game rhetoric to try to figure out solutions to the world’s problems.