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Fg Endorses Establishment Of Wiif, Commits 50% As Take-Off Seed Capital

The government of Nigeria is putting its money where its mouth is. The country's finance minister announced Thursday that the government is providing 50% seed capital for the Nigerian Wholesale...more

Peter Fanconi: «Asset Managers Need to Move Fastâ»

A company called Blue Orchard is trying to make a name for itself in the world of impact investing by investing in some of the world's poorest countries, Business Insider reports. Blue Orchard,...more

Asset Owners Tackle New Market Regime with Private and Impact Investments, Reveals Nuveen Survey

When it comes to where their money is going, some of the world's biggest investors are turning their backs on traditional assets in favor of something a little more innovative. According to a...more

Ai and Social Impact Investing: Leveraging Technology for Positive Change

"With the right approach, AI can be a powerful tool for creating a better world." That from a post at MIT Technology Review, which looks at how artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to...more

Winners of Solar Decathlon India Design Challenge for Net-Zero Future ...

For nine months, 1780 students from 126 academic institutions around India worked on "net-zero" building designs as part of the annual Solar Decathlon India competition. The grand prize went to a...more

Education Above All Discusses Role of Innovation in Enhancing Education Outcomes

Imagine a world where every child has access to an excellent education. That's the goal of the Educate a Child Foundation, a global education organization that's been working to improve education...more

Sims Limited Achieves Climate Leaders Asia-Pacific 2023 Recognition

"We truly believe that strong climate action is essential to creating the world we all want to live in and leave for future generations, so we take our role in this process very seriously," Alistair...more

Bio-Oil: What Is It and How Big Tech Is Using It to Fight Climate Change?

Want to fight climate change but don't have the means to burn fossil fuels? There's a new weapon in the fight, and it comes in the form of bio-oil, a liquid fuel made from agricultural waste, tree...more

Current Climate: Solar Power Investments To Eclipse Oil In 2023

"Clean energy is moving fastit's faster than many people realize," says Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency. The IEA released its annual World Energy Investment...more

Sterling One Foundation Announces 2Nd Edition of the Africa Social Impact Summit

The world's first social impact conference will be held in Africa for the second year in a row. The Sterling One Foundation announced Tuesday that the second Africa Social Impact Summit will be...more

Social Enterprise Network Sites

HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes says “…social tools are getting more broadly adopted across organizations. It’s not just marketing anymore, it’s sales, public relations, human relations, everywhere.”

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