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Monday, June 17, 2013 — North Africa and Near East

Egypt: World Bank Provides $1.25 Million to Support Job Creation in Upper Egypt

Source: AllAfrica

The World Bank group and its partners are investing more than $1.25 million in the Egypt Development Marketplace program that addresses job creation, poverty alleviation and rural development, said a press release issued by the World Bank.
Monday, September 10, 2012 — No Region Specified

34 Places To Find That New Job: Social Innovators Edition

Source: Forbes

Other than the beloved Idealist.org, where can someone looking for an impactful or innovative job begin their search? For all those looking to enter or shift within the social innovation space, however you define it, optimizing communities and networking seem to be predominant. Here’s a list of sites to bookmark or pass on to a friend on the hunt right now.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 — No Region Specified

Case studies: investing in bottom of pyramid

Source: Financial Times

Dfid's role models for its new private sector approach in India include the US-based Acumen Fund, part of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs, the US Rockefeller Foundation and Mumbai-based Aavishkaar Investment. Samridhi Dfid has chosen the Small Industries Development Bank for India to channel investments to small enterprises, in its first private sector development programme in India. ...
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Tuesday, August 30, 2011 — No Region Specified

Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship: A Way Forward

Source: Forbes

Recently, I interviewed Ron D. Cordes, Co-founder of the Cordes Foundation, which he and his wife Marty created in 2006. The primary focus of the Foundation is to utilize social entrepreneurship and impact investing as tools for global poverty alleviation. Ron has enjoyed a 25+ year career in the investment industry, having co-founded and then sold AssetMark Investment Services to Genworth Financial (NYSE:GNW) in 2006. He is currently Co-Chairman of Genworth Financial Wealth Management,...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 — No Region Specified

Rockefeller Foundation Sees Social-Change Dividend

Source: The Wall Street Journal

The Rockefeller Foundation is banking on paying for social change that works. To that end, the foundation will this week announce a $400,000 gr...
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