Tagged - India

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Global social innovation round-up #34

The UK’s social investment sector is urged to harness potential of gender lens investing, students say no to fossil fuel investing in the US and greenhouses prove a life line to smallholder farmers in India.

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Global social innovation round-up #29

Two new social impact bonds have been launched in the states of South Carolina and Connecticut in the US, students prepare to mobilise for social causes in the UK and USAID backs the Miller Centre for Social Entrepreneurship. 

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Global social innovation round-up #27

The University of Northampton has set the standard for ensuring major construction projects have a positive social impact in the UK and India’s TATA Social Enterprise Challenge winners are announced.

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Profiting from the poor (done properly)

Sustainable energy entrepreneur Harish Hande argues that a major shift towards greater social equality will only happen when businesses understand "it is not about profiting from the poor but... by partnering with the poor".