ANDE interviews Gracia Barahona, Executive Director of the Ecobanking Project of the Latin American Center for Competitiveness and Sustainable Development (CLACDS) of INCAE Business School, on women as the engines of economic recovery.
The story of climate change is often a story of disappointment and despair. But what if the future is not so bleak?
The COVID-9 pandemic accelerated a worldwide trend toward digitizing business advisory, coaching, training, and technical assistance services for small and growing businesses (SGBs). A recent ANDE survey of 30 enterprise support providers found the average share of digital services jumped from 24 percent pre-pandemic to 72 percent at the end of 2020.
MEDA is an international economic development organization that creates business solutions to poverty. For over 65 years, MEDA has been creating business solutions to poverty that are sustainable, scalable, measurable and replicable in Latin America, Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.
SMEs make up a large part of businesses, jobs, and GHG emissions. A concerted effort towards climate action in India has to include how we engage and support small and growing businesses.
Villgro Philippines inspires, funds, and nurtures entrepreneurs who are addressing the most urgent social and environmental issues through innovative market-based models. As an early-stage impact incubator, Villgro specializes in four key sectors, including agriculture, healthcare, education, and climate. Recently, Villgro launched WE Rise, an accelerator focused on addressing the needs of women entrepreneurs and bridging the funding gap with flexible financing solutions.
A video interview with Anita Tiessen, CEO of Youth Business International.
Value for Women and ANDE, supported by the Walmart Foundation, embark on 7 technical assistance projects in Central America, Mexico, and South Africa.
Social Value International (SVI) is a global network focused on social impact and social value. ANDE spoke with Dr. Adam Richards to learn more about SVI’s new partnership with Belgian non-profit Efiko Academy to provide online self-directed access to high quality impact management training.
In 2020, the Metrics from the Ground Up conference took place as a track alongside the Sankalp Global Summit. The event gave ANDE members and the community in India (and beyond) the chance to meet and share knowledge and best practices on impact measurement and management relevant to entrepreneurial support and the greater impact ecosystem.