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When reality bites, better sense prevails
Business Today India

When reality bites, better sense prevails

Mahesh Nayak, senior associate editor, Business Today In the middle of the past decade - before the microfinance crisis in Andhra Pradesh, commonly known as the Andhra crisis, broke in 2010 - every fund manager in the space of impact investing was ... Business Today India, 2 days ago

Making Waves: Aiding India's Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier

The United States and India have agreed to form a working group to explore the joint development of India's next-generation aircraft carrier. While the Indian Navy has already begun design work, wide-ranging cooperation with the United States has ...
 Carnegie Endowment4 weeks ago

When Doing Well While Doing Good Could Be Bad For You

This past week we hosted a two-day conference, Inclusion Inc. , at The Fletcher School, where we tested the idea that "the only competitive business is an inclusive business." Inclusive business, or business that pursues opportunities in ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago The Unintended Consequences of Inclusive Business  Forbes.com1 month ago

You Need a Banking Law to Create a Bank for the Poor

Q. You started BOP, or the micro-credit revolution. How has it evolved over the years? A. I must clarify. We do not use the term 'bottom of the pyramid,' or BOP, as it is being used by certain groups that see it as a market opportunity. This ...
 NextBillion.net1 month ago

Management Case | SKS Microfinance: Back from the brink

The new management, under M.R. Rao, started implementing new strategies to turn the company around. Photo: Bharath Sai/Mint SKS Microfinance Ltd , one of the largest microfinance companies in India, was a model for many other firms in the sector.
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Debate Renewed Over Effectiveness of Microlending in Reducing Poverty

New studies suggesting that microlending programs fail to raise their beneficiaries' income levels have reignited the debate over the effectiveness of the model in alleviating poverty, the Wall Street Journal reports. Under the microfinance model, ...
 Philanthropy News Digest2 months ago
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