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Mainstreaming responsible business, story by story

Another year, another climate change conference. As per usual it nearly collapsed, overran and produced a deal that doesn’t sound like far enough, fast enough. While governments clashed, money was talking in investment circles. Or more accurately, walking. September saw the heirs to the fortune amassed by the iconic oil family the Rockefellers announce they were going to divest from …

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Social Ventured, Social Gains

As we look toward the close of another year, it’s timely to reflect on the connections, experiences, and insights of the year that was, and to carry the best lessons learned into the year ahead. While December is always a ripe time for reflection, this year has been particularly full…. Between attending, designing and organizing conferences on three continents—all focused …

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Campaigns for Change: 2014

A year of proud partnerships and impactful projects 2014 was a tumultuous year for the developmental sector. On the one hand, Hungarian, Russian, and Indian governments narrowed their gaze towards the sector in suspicion and malice. On the other hand, corporate social responsibility got a new boost in the form of government mandates and guidelines. This is especially the case in India where the …

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Happy Holidays, Abundant Festivities

With kindness in our hearts, happy holidays to all! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Saturnalia, Habari gani?, Happy Dongzhi, Happy Newtonmas, Ganpati Bappa Moraya and Happy Festivus. There isn’t any other time of the year when so many people celebrate so many different festivals during the same month. Some do so with reverence, some ironically, some materialistically. Yet others merely …

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There’s no shortage of abundance

Billions of people dream of a life like yours. As you read this article, you’re among a very small percentage of the people on Earth who are privileged to have disposable income, reliable electricity, 24×7 Internet connectivity, and an exhaustive range of choices. You know the joy of indulging at Sunday brunch. The glee of buying a new pair of Jimmy …