Safaricom and others are "using Premium Rate Services to fleece consumers," writes Wayan Vota. "The development community prides itself on being advocates for the poor, and digital development practitioners have the added responsibility to advocate for cyber-marginalized citizens. We should not be blindly driving women to own and use mobile phones, when those devices will only impoverish them further."
Deutsche Bank has partnered with an ethical investment specialist to launch a series of investment products in anticipation of a surge in demand for socially responsible investments from European clients.
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