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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 

Reimagining Microfinance

By Alex Counts | 9 | Jun. 8, 2008
 

Review: Out of Poverty

Reviewed By Paul S. Hudnut | May. 29, 2008
 

Review: Creating a World Without Poverty

Reviewed By Stephen C. Smith | May. 29, 2008
 

Global Issues

Don’t Save; Be Saved

By Alana Conner | 2 | May. 29, 2008
 

Social Innovations

Less Is More

By Liisa Välikangas & Michael Gibbert | 1 | May. 29, 2008
 

A New Way to Respond to Natural Disasters

Better practices in disaster relief involve market-orientated nonprofit organizations, or social-mission-orientated, for-profit companies, playing a more prominent role.

By Lloyd Nimetz | 1 | May. 27, 2008
 

Micro-Innovation: Bringing Billions into the Conversation

How do you assess the ability and willingness of the poor to pay for products and services that do not already exist, and how do you convince companies to take a risk on such a vast and fragmented market?

By Grace Augustine | May. 20, 2008
 

What's Next Technology & Design

The BOP Beckons

By Joshua Weissburg | 5 | May. 18, 2008
 

MicroEnergy Credits Corporation: Catalyzing Clean Energy for the BoP

Using existing microfinance institutions and recent developments in the carbon credit markets on the supply side to facilitate the adoption of clean energy for the very poor.

By Grace Augustine | 1 | May. 1, 2008
 

Inequality in Giving—Interview with Rob Reich, Author of “A Failure of Philanthropy”

Too little charity actually reaches the needy.

By Perla Ni | Mar. 26, 2008