Lauren Cochran scouts for deals in Africa as director of private investments for Blue Haven Initiative. Cochran spoke to Margaret Collins of Bloomberg Briefs about how she finds emerging companies on the world’s second-biggest continent.
Every day, she lines up a solar panel outside her home, where it soaks up sunlight. The energy the panel gathers charges the batteries that power all her electrical devices.
Government and private sector leadership continue to work together to transition new clean-energy technologies from lab to market.
In announcing the award for Best Documentary Short during the 88th Annual Academy Awards, comedian Louis CK uncorked the line of the night: “This Oscar is going home in a Honda Civic.”
WSII’s report, “Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investing,” aimed to debunk the expectation that impact investors must always sacrifice financial returns when seeking social returns.
Social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Sixty percent of all social enterprises today were founded only within the past eight years, according to Harvard Business Review.
Philanthropy has long suffered the reputation, rightly or wrongly, that it is a stuffy, formal field of conservative approaches. No more.
“Karibu Homes provides hard working Kenyan families affordable, well-constructed homes in thriving communities – a fundamental human need – and opens up home ownership to low-income families who have so far been excluded from this opportunity,” Irfan Keshavjee says.
Low-income group focused developer Karibu Homes says it expects to complete phase one of its mixed development next month.
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