About six years ago my father handed me a page ripped out of an airline magazine. On it was an article about a young woman who, like me, was interested in improving the life of poor people. I read through the page and a small spark of hope grew in my heart.
A quick review of the documentary film Living On One Dollar. Four relatively wealthy young men make a movie about their experience trying to be poor.
Half of India’s population lacks access to toilets, says The World Bank. People are forced to defecate in the open, posing health hazards and raising environmental concerns. Banka BioLoo Pvt Ltd solves this problem with bioloos–toilets that capture biomethane.
We tend to assume that corrupt public officials are the cause for widespread misery and lack of economic development. They may not be the reason.
The result of India’s election shows that millions of people there want economic development. But what does that look like in India?
How do you know that you’re investing your money in a way that is inline with your ethics? That’s what socially conscious investing is all about. And if you don’t know, it’s a growing force in the world of investing….
The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative published Principles for Responsible Investment, which established six guiding principles to help investors put their money where their mouth is… responsibly.
One of the most surprising experiences I had in Ghana was strolling down the dry dusty roads in the capital, turning a corner and finding factories with Mandarin characters on the side. Chinese-owned companies do A LOT of manufacturing in…