Impact Forum 2013 – investing in inclusion

Impact Forum 2013 was held on the 13th and 14th of June at Biopolis, in Buona Vista, Singapore. Plenaries, breakout sessions, workshops and individual talks created discussions bringing to light key issues and innovations pertaining to the overall theme of Investing in Inclusion.   Key sectors highlighted in the sessions …

Video: Banking for the Common Good

Banking for the Common Good http://www.ethicalmarkets.tv/video-show/?v=2039 Description Banking for the Common Good – interview with Mary Houghton, Ethical Markets Media, 2013. Mary Houghton is the co-founder of ShoreBank, once the largest and oldest community development bank in the US.  Hazel Henderson interviews Mary Houghton about community development banking movement today. …

“The Next 10 years of Impact Investing” with Prof. Yunus & Mr. Wayne Silby

“The Next 10 years of Impact Investing” with Prof. Yunus & Mr. Wayne Silby   Dear Hazel, What does it mean to create capital markets for social good?  As this idea of sustainable development through impact investment continues to catch greater momentum in Asia, joinImpact Forum 2013 as major thought leaders …

Profit Meets Dream of Obama’s Mother in Finance at Women’s World

(BN) Profit Meets Dream of Obama’s Mother in Finance at Women’s World http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-11/profit-meets-dream-of-o bama-s-mother-in-finance-at-women-s-world.html +——————————————————————————+ Profit Meets Dream of Obama’s Mother in Finance at Women’s World 2011-10-11 04:01:01.3 GMT By Simon Clark and Margaret Collins Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) — The blue spiral-bound book in the Manhattan office of Women’s World …

2011 Skoll World Forum ? Lessons Learned

News on The Edge Welcome to the Social Edge update! The 2011 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship took place last week at the university of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. This year’s theme was ?Large Scale Change: Ecosystems, Networks and Collaborative Action.? The Social Edge team was in Oxford, along …