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Environment

Tsunami Revisited: Stories and Recovery for Today

A review of the upcoming film “The Impossible” through the eyes of a disaster recovery philanthropist.

By Mike Rea | 2 | Dec. 19, 2012
 

Technology & Design

Turning Design Thinking to Design Doing

Getting started: insights from experiments in Southeast Asia.

 

Environment

Sustainable Development in India

The restoration of the Bangalore Lakes can catalyze an overall sustainable transformation of the various districts of Bangalore—as well as reclaim an important historical connection for the city.

By Michel St Pierre | 2 | Oct. 16, 2012
 
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Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012
 

Health

HMO for the Poor

By Suzie Boss | Aug. 15, 2012
 
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Urban Development

Wanted: New Frameworks for Urban Housing

As global base of the pyramid urban evictions intensify, we need good quality, affordable housing that creates attractive profit opportunities.

By Ruban Selvanayagam | 2 | Jul. 5, 2012
 

Measuring Social Impact

Shared Outcomes

By Judith Rodin & Nancy MacPherson | May. 16, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Partnering for Impact in India

Big business can join forces with social enterprises to support India’s inclusive growth.

By Manju Mary George | 1 | Feb. 6, 2012
 

Economic Development

Too Poor to Earn? Changing Assumptions About the Ultra Poor

The best way to help the ultra poor is not by giving them a handout, but by giving them an opportunity.

By Jim Sorenson & Sachi Shenoy | Dec. 27, 2011
 
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Philanthropy

It’s Not About the Tea

By and large, the Central Asia Institute's supporters went for a feel-good story, didn’t do their homework, and didn’t ask the right questions with the Three Cups of Tea dust up.

By Kevin Starr | 30 | Apr. 26, 2011