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Inclusive_Innovation

Socially Responsible Business

The Hidden Pitfalls of Inclusive Innovation

What business leaders need to know to create successful products and services for the poor in emerging markets.
 

Economic Development

Cultivating a Neglected Field

Seven lending organizations are teaming up to meet the large-scale needs of smallholder farms in the developing world.
By Suzie Boss | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

How Fair Trade Grew

Variances in the experience of producer countries strongly affect how fair trade markets have evolved.
By Adrienne Day | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Food

Social Entrepreneurship and Cocoa Farmers

Featuring John Kehoe | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Food

The Paradox of Fair Trade

In 2011, a rift opened within the fair trade movement. What are the tensions that drove otherwise like-minded activists to form rival camps.
By Manel Modelo | 4 | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Business

Small Business, Big Change: A Micro​entrepreneur’s Guide to Social Responsibility

Small Business, Big Change offers guidance for socially responsible small businesses seeking to maximize their impact.
By Susan Chambers | 1 | Jun. 17, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Factoring for Change

To support entrepreneurs in emerging markets, investors are drawing upon a financial tradition that dates back centuries.
By Suzie Boss | May. 15, 2013
 
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Food

Trading on Climate Change

Tanzania might benefit from unexpected trade opportunities resulting from climate change—but the country must enact policies to take advantage of them.
By Corinna Wu | Nov. 14, 2012
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Leveling the Playing Field

US Federal subsidies encourage waste and incentivize unsustainable business practices.

By Jeffrey Hollender | 3 | Apr. 5, 2012
 

Economic Development

Is Fair Good Enough?

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.

By Glenn Parrish | Dec. 16, 2011