Social enterprises in India are using restorative and regenerative, circular economy principles to address the deep-seated sustainable development challenges.
Economic Development Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor
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Public and private leaders should collaborate to promote health amenities in different neighborhoods—enabling prospective residents to make relocation decisions that could improve their quality of life.
New recommendations for the very small businesses that help communities prosper.
Five rules of the road from a seed-stage investor in financial technology for the underserved.
Involving men in women’s economic development projects can lead to higher impact for women and changes in gender norms.
Colombia’s Comfama has brought critical economic and social services to Medellín. Can this public-private hybrid continue to bolster the country’s growing middle class?
Swades Foundation is working to break nonprofit community development efforts out of their silos in India.
The Trump administration can use foreign aid to further American interests and improve the lives of people around the world.
The timing is opportune for CSR to catalyze impact in India’s development sector.
Fair Trade-certified coffee is growing in sales, but strict certification requirements are resulting in uneven economic advantages for coffee growers and lower quality coffee for consumers.
We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.
Before Africa can reap the benefits of artificial intelligence, African governments, investors, and NGOs must train workers for complex tasks, and reform laws and education to meet the demands of tomorrow's economy.