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The Social Capital Markets Conference gathers thousands of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and innovators from around the globe to catalyze social change. This year, we’re excited to share the SOCAP panels that will include voices from Acumen’s community. If you’re in San Francisco from...
There is a growing amount of data to suggest that children living in homes with solar lights are consistently studying for longer— up to an hour more each day. What has remained more puzzling is whether this extra study time was actually leading to improved...
Acumen Fellow Kibret Abebe is the Founder and CEO of Tebita, Ethiopia’s first private ambulance company. But 10 years ago, Kibret was a trained anesthetist working at the city’s largest public hospital. Nearly every day, car accident victims were rushed in.
We’re close to launching applications for the 2019 cohort of Acumen Fellows on August 6! But before we send you to the application page, we would like to introduce you to some of the inspiring Fellows from across the globe. Our community of almost 500...
Delivering for the Future of Smallholders: Seven Takeaways from Acumen’s Fifth Annual Collaboration Summit
In January, Acumen convened more than one hundred corporate leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors in Nairobi for our fifth annual Collaboration Summit. The goal of the event, made possible with the support of EY, Dow, Dubai Expo, GE and Sainsbury’s, was to discuss and...