At the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, the World Bank chief, Jim Yong Kim has called for creating a $50 billion green market by 2015. [...]
There is a growing economic value to sustainable investing: it has grown by over 22 percent in the last two years to $3.74 trillion in total managed a ...
Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of the Nigerian Lending Principles—a landmark agreement made by eight of the nation’s leading banks to commit to sustainable financing at the first [...]
According to the Moroccan Center for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship is “to find innovative entrepreneurial solutions that meet social needs of a community in order to create [...]
By Vikas Vij Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has undertaken a number of social investment programs as a part of its corporate social responsibility. The programs focus on education and [...]
Editor’s note: This post was written by Ashoka Associate Neerali Patel and was originally posted on Forbes. True, sustained success does not happen overnight. Nor does it happen on the basis [...]
Women receive only 1/10th of the world’s income and represent nearly 70% of impoverished individuals worldwide. Yet, women make up half of this world’s population, perform nearly 2/3rd of the hours worked [...]