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+CSR: The Equity Bank Way

Author: Ogbechie, Chris
Product Type: Cases
Source: Lagos Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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From inception, the bank adopted sustainability as a key aspect of its business model. In particular, the bank identified a big social issue that seemed intractable - the exclusion of poor from the formal banking system which helped to sustain poverty and through its efforts at tackling the social problem, it created economically valuable products and services that empowered the disadvantaged population to maximize their opportunities. This alternate business practice produced for the bank a sustainable competitive advantage over other financial institutions...

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DePaul Industries in 2012: Financing Growth in a Social Venture

Authors: Dorado, Silvia; Raufflet, Emmanuel; Shaffer, Dave
Product Type: Cases
Source: North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Publication Year: 2015

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DePaul's mission was to generate employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Considering DePaul's increasing difficulties to identify suitable financing, Shaffer had begun wondering whether these difficulties were, as in the past, rooted in financiers' lack of understanding and sympathy towards DePaul's social venture nature or whether there was something else…

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Fresno's Social Impact Bond for Asthma

Authors: Quelch, John A.; Rodriguez, Margaret
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2014, Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) were quickly gaining popularity as an investment vehicle which joined together private investors and nonprofits to tackle social issues. Fresno, California announced the first healthcare SIB in 2013 to fund home-based programs to reduce asthma attacks…

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Via Verde

Authors: Segel, Arthur I.; Retsinas, Nicolas P.; Berkman, Philip; Liu, Sean; Katseff, Jared; Tuli, Shawn
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Both Rose and Weinstein were experienced developers of low-income housing, the former as CEO of the Jonathan Rose Companies, a national developer, and the latter as CEO of Phipps Houses, the largest non-profit developer and manager of low-income housing in NYC. The three proposal options differed in their risk and return profiles for the developers, and differed in how much they incorporated health-oriented, mixed-income living for the residents.

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Finance and Social Responsibility in the Informal Economy: Institutional Voids, Globalization, and Microfinance Institutions

Authors: Liang, Hao; Marquis, Christopher; Sun, Sunny Li
Product Type: Research Notes / Working Papers
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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We examine the heterogeneous effects of globalization on the interest rate setting by microfinance institutions (MFIs) around the world...

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Rio Tinto and Mining in Mongolia: The Oyu Tolgoi Deposit

Authors: Werker, Eric; Batbold, Battushig; Kennedy, Kelsey; McComish, Zanna; Savla, Shaloo; Shomair, Nicole
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In 2013, Rio Tinto was expected to begin commercial shipments from Oyu Tolgoi, a copper and gold mine in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. But the terms of the deal were being threatened by elections in Mongolian and a change in voter sentiment towards the project...

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Sustainability Reporting for Commercial Real Estate: GRESB


Author: Ellis, Matt
Product Type: Essays and Concept Papers
Source: Measurabl
Publication Year: 2014

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For real estate asset managers and owners, sustainability benchmarking and performance disclosure to investors has become an expected part of the new normal...

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Venture Capital Investment in the Clean Energy Sector

Authors: Nanda, Ramana; Ghosh, Shikhar
Product Type: Notes
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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In this note, we examine the extent to which venture capital is adequately positioned for the rapid commercialization of clean energy technologies in the United States…

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Bridges Ventures

Authors: Rangan, V. Kasturi; Appleby, Sarah
Product Type: Cases
Source: Harvard Business School
Publication Year: 2014

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Bridges Ventures, a UK-based impact investor with double-digit returns on its investments, is reflecting on its social impact and pondering its future course...

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Managing for Value at the Global Environment Fund

Authors: Meehan, William F.; Pfleiderer, Paul; Kennedy, Michael; McCoy, Debra
Product Type: Cases
Source: Stanford Graduate School of Business
Publication Year: 2013

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The Global Environment Fund (GEF) is a private equity fund focused on investments in environmental and energy solutions in both developed and developing markets. The fund is currently examining the strategy of one of its portfolio companies-NEOgás, a Latin American natural gas supplier-which is considering entering the Mexican distribution market...

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