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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy and Impact Investing—Stormy Seas, Rocky Shores

The middle ground between traditional philanthropic and commercial spaces is a continuum; we need to shift the dialogue from morals to tools.

 

Urban Development

A Working Model for Slum Rehabilitation

How innovative regulation is enabling private capital to deliver social impact and realize attractive returns in Mumbai.

 

Impact Investing

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

 

Impact Investing

Adopting the London Principles

A new report shows how innovative impact investing policies are helping Hong Kong tackle its social problems.

By Ming Wong & Philo Alto | 1 | Aug. 25, 2014
 
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Microfinance

The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

By Dean Karlan | 4 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Health

A Model of Health

By Corey Binns | Aug. 13, 2014
 
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Economic Development

Rethinking Poverty

By Elisabeth D. Babcock | 15 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Food

Approaching Food Waste from All Sides

New technology-enabled solutions are trying to match the scale of food recovery to the scale of industrial food distribution.

 

Impact Investing

Building Impact Investment Readiness

A new approach to unlocking institutional investments globally.

By Gabriel A. Huppé | Jul. 24, 2014
 

Economic Development

Community Development Needs a Quarterback

We need to take a new, more holistic approach to creating economic opportunity.