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Social Impact Bonds Webinar this week


Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are an exciting innovation in results-based development financing. It’s particularly exciting in terms of how it might reshape how governments fund new approaches to stubborn social issues. The Development Impact Bonds Working Group over at the Center for Global Development recently released a report on SIBs in the context of international […]

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Wag the dog – the perils of fundraising


Originally posted on KM on a dollar a day:
I’ve been reflecting a couple of interesting discussions lately on aid communication and fundraising.  In the first, Kurante organized a Google Hangout on “Poverty Porn” i.e. the use of negative, shocking images in aid campaigns (the recording and the twitter storify of the discussion can be…

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The Trouble With Impact Investors’ Brains


Creating a clear value proposition for impact investors may be less about finding the right mix of financial and social returns than it is about choosing which of the two you’re really going to be about.                                       […]

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