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"Track Your Metrics" - new self reporting tool from Outline India
Claudius Gutemann, "Track Your Metrics" - new self reporting tool from Outline India 12 Sep 2018
Digitizing Rural Value Chains in India (Intellecap)
Claudius Gutemann, Digitizing Rural Value Chains in India (Intellecap) 12 Sep 2018
Financial Services

Impact Investors in Asia: Characteristics and Preferences for Investing in Social Enterprises in Asia and the Pacific

The aim of the research is to understand the “buy” side of the market for impact investing in Asia and the Pacific. Specifically, this project places emphasis on understanding the scale and scope of capital pools available for impact investment in sustainable social enterprises (SEs) 1 in Asia and the Pacific in the coming years, the interest of investors in utilizing a “social stock exchange” as part of their impact investment strategy in the region and the design features that such a social stock exchange must incorporate in order to attract these impact investors. The research seeks to understand, “What engages investors in impact investment?”; What is the current and projected level of interest?”; “What is the need for and appeal of a social stock exchange?”; and “What are the operational requirements for each investor category to participate on a social stock exchange?” – all in the context of Asia and the Pacific region. This report provides insights to investors keen to invest in the region, financial intermediaries that advise SEs on capital raising, and developers of platforms seeking to connect SEs in the region with impact investors. Impact Investment Exchange Asia (IIX), an SE based in Singapore, is applying the final outputs of this research as it finalizes the operating features of Asia’s first social stock exchange, which it is creating. The outputs of the research will also aid policy makers and institutional actors to better understand and foster an environment for sustainable development through impact investing. Read more »
Financial Services

FDI in India: Foreign Direct Investments in the Retail Sector

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is a major source of investment for a developing country like India where it expects investments from multinational companies to improve countries’ growth rate, create jobs, to share their expertise, and research and development in the host country. India, the world's second-fastest expanding major economy, has opened many sectors for foreign investments since 1991 but still strictly regulates investment in some sectors such as retail, defense, health and education. Read more »
Agriculture Products

The Bellagio Initiative Daily Report: More Questions than Answers

So do we have all the answers after two weeks of great brainstorming, talks and networking? Hardly. But that was never the point. This two-week Bellagio Initiative Summit set an ambitious agenda for itself to discuss the future of philanthropy and development in this fast-changing world. It ended with everyone vowing to continue the work that had started. The summit brought together world’s leading thinkers, activists and development workers from the field of philanthropy and international development as the role of philanthropy is becoming very important in international development. Read more »
Financial Services

UBS Insights into UHNW Family Philanthropy in India

Despite expectations to the contrary, UBS found that many of India’s largest industrialists were extremely open to discussing their activities. For most, their philanthropy is a source of joy and pride and many are speaking out and making public commitments to charity. In this, India may be an outlier in Asia. Based on their conversations, UBS makes the following summary observations: Read more »
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Edition 3 - Winter 2011

Edition 3 - November 2011 Read more »
Agriculture Products

Why Series Seed Documents are better than capped convertible notes

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. Then you win.” Mahatma Gandhi Read more »
Education

ANDE Investment Manager Training in Chennai

http://ande.site-ym.com/?page=IMTIndia2011 Read more »
Other

Key Milestones for GIIRS Ratings and Analytics: 15 Commitments from New GIIRS

GIIRS is a ratings and analytics platform for impact investing that provides comparable and verified social and environmental performance data on high impact funds and companies seeking investment capital. Read more »
Education

Environment and Education: A Pathway to Sustainability by Dr Gursharan Singh Kainth

Human resource development is the key to successfully achieving sustainable development, and a range of educational measures, including formal, non-formal and informal education and learning in broad terms is the primary tool to develop the human capacity required for sustainable development. Pertinent practices are widespread in various forms and efforts are ever expanding and their contribution to sustainable development is demonstrated in a number of cases at individual, group, community and local levels. However, despite their potential and expectations, the impacts of educational measures on society-wide changes have yet to be demonstrated with substantiated evidence. Read more »
Financial Services

Summary of India Economic Survey 2010-11

Robust growth and steady fiscal consolidation have been the hallmark of the Indian economy in the year 2010-11 so far. The growth rate has been 8.6 percent in 2010-11 and is expected to be around 9 percent in the next fiscal year. Read more »