Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
When antipoverty nonprofits compete, it's not always clear who will lose more: the one whose business is threatened, or the people both nonprofits set out to serve.
Flower growers in Kenya have plenty to sell, but no buyers. Meanwhile big-box retailers in the U.S. and UK want more flowers. New research reveals that a middleman connecting them could be profitable for both.
Product (RED) is a flawed market-based poverty solution that distracts from the need for genuine innovation in corporate business models, argue Brand Aid authors Lisa Richey and Stefano Ponte.
Jeff Raikes thinks private businesses have a lot to offer the world of global development, but sometimes they need a little help from their friends.
Curated news and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty explored through news, commentary and discussion.
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