Trust In An Era Of ‘Alternative’ Facts

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Global Thinkers Forum is a social purpose organisation that launched in 2012 under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan. It works for change by connecting international thought leaders, while promoting values-based leadership, collaboration and cross-cultural understanding.

Raising Capital in the Capital: Kiva's Microlending Program Comes to Washington

Now anyone in the world with an Internet connection and $25 can help fund loans to support small business entrepreneurs in America's capital

Neue Unternehmergeist: Sustainable Finance for Innovation and a New Entrepreneurial Spirit

Somewhere between Schumpeter and Keynes is a sustainable theory of economic growth through innovation finance, involving both the public and private sectors

Fracking and Finance: The Pros and Cons of New Fossil Fuel Energy

With lawsuits, moratoriums and bans on hydrofracking popping up across the United States, the promise of natural gas for a cleaner and more independent energy future is stuck between a rock and hard place

Facebook, Shmacebook: Make Your Money Work in Africa

African entrepreneurs are struggling to get funding. Impact investors, stop checking your Facebook page and listen up

If you're thinking about purchasing stock in Facebook, Walter Lamberson has something to say to you: "Facebook doesn't need your money, invest in Africa instead."

SEED Awards 2011: The UN Honors Social and Environmental Entrepreneurship in Developing Nations

"The SEED Award winners are true examples of what a greener economy can look like." -- Julia Marton-Lefevre, Director General, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN){1}

Why Honey is a South African start-up that has developed an innovative initiative that effectively tackles several issues in a single business plan.

Smart Money: Connecting Sustainable Investments and Entrepreneurship in Sub-Saharan Africa

"African entrepreneurs are the key to solving Africa’s development problems." — Iqbal Z. Quadir, founder and executive director, Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship{1}

Welcome to the Participation Age: Hillary Clinton Calls for Elimination of Economic Barriers to Women

"We are entering the Participation Age, where every individual, regardless of gender or other characteristics, is poised to be a contributing and valued member of the global marketplace." -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton{1}

More Women, More Money: The Effect of Gender on Angel Investments

"When the number of women in an angel group increases, so does their investment activity as angel investors." -- Jeffrey Sohl, Center for Venture Research{1}

Free Professional Labor For Social Enterprises?

Match.Com service for nonprofits & social enterprises looking for talented individuals to donate their time, Catchafire

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