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Scaling Impact Investing Part 2: Large Raises

While the field of impact investing started small, it has been gaining momentum in recent years.  With increased scale has come increased interest…
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Can Capitalism Reach the Poorest of the Poor?

Abby Callard, Beyond Profit This is the first post in a three week long series from Beyond Profit and Triple Pundit that will…
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Power to the People Series: Researching the Clean Energy Market for Rural India

This post is the part of a special series on Clean Energy and the BoP leading up to the launch of the report “Power…

The 13 Most Sustainable Banks of the Year

According to Lionel Barber, the Editor-in-Chief of the Financial Times, “The financial crisis has necessitated a re-assessment of the way in which banks…

Catapult Design: Engineering Humanity

The concept of for-profit philanthropy does not center solely around revenue-generating entities. Part of the schema is a transformational approach to business whereby…

Let There Be Light: Stanford Startup Aims to Bring Light to 1.5 Billion

Sam Goldman and Ned Tozun are hard at work figuring out how to bring light to the more than 1.5 billion in this…

SMS to the Rescue: Text messaging bridges the Digital Divide

According to Walter Stahel — one of the founders of the sustainability movement and original thinkers behind the Cradle-to-Cradle design philosophy – social…

CNN Article Moves Green Even More Mainstream

Have a look at this article on CNN: “Solar Power Makes Tiny Village Beam“. It’s a fantastic story featureing not only environmental progress,…

CK Prahalad’s “The Next Practice” Advisory Firm

The “Bottom of the Pyramid” concept refers to the vast market of people with minimal income individually, but massive market potential if taken…

SC Johnson Working With ‘Bottom of the Pyramid’

We’ve written here before about some of the green initiatives that the SC Johnson Wax company has been initiating. Good4Business brought to my…