Where The Glass Ceiling Is Already Smashed

by sankalpforum

 A host article from Thomson Reuters Foundation.   * Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. There is a growing sector where women are rising to the top, smashing through the glass ceiling as never before, and transforming the world with big ideas. It’s called social […]

The Present and the Future for mHealth in Underserved Markets

by Kaushik Mahadevan

mHealth is at a significant inflection point. With 7 billion mobile phone subscriptions world-wide, there are more than 165,000 mobile health apps now available, almost doubling over the last two years. High mobile penetration and good level of computing capacity available in even basic cell phones make way for tremendous untapped possibilities to impact healthcare […]

7 ingredients of supportive policies for social enterprises

by sankalpforum

The World Bank Group led session at the 8th Sankalp Global Summit, examined the role of government in building supportive policies for social enterprises. The summit was a convening of 900+ attendees including impact investors, entrepreneurs and innovators from more than 40 countries on the theme “Innovations for the Next 3 Billion”. Here are the […]

Impact Investment: Filling The Gap to Solve World’s Most Critical Problems

by Rizki Penna

The World Bank estimate in 2012 depicted that there were over 2.1 billion people, in the developing world alone, who lived on less than US $3.10 a day, with increasing levels of income inequality1. The Rockefeller Foundation has estimated that trillions of dollars are needed, including around US $2.5 trillion annual funding gap necessary to […]

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