Arquivo da tag: Social Finance

Trends in Social Finance in Brazil

2017, 15 September

“I would like to challenge each of you to think beyond the present moment and imagine the next pages of the Brazilian history books in 2035. Will we write about lost opportunities, or describe how we are on our way to a more prosperous and less unequal reality, through innovation and creativity, despite the occasional challenges of the road?” With these words, Columbia SIPA professor Sidney Nakahodo opened his speech

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Letter from Brazil: Collective Action to Help Small Businesses Achieve Development Goals

2016, 27 December

Por Rob Parkinson, da ANDE – ImpactAlpha As the host of two historic UN summits on sustainable development in the past 25 years, it should come as no surprise that Brazil is actively engaged in testing innovative approaches to reach the sustainable development goals. Supporting small and growing businesses (SGBs) can be an important part of this agenda, contributing to advances in education, healthcare, sanitation, clean energy, economic equality and

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