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By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 01, 2006

Excitement around China and India were major themes of Davos. Who will be more successful most quickly? What will it mean for the US? For Europe? Does foreign investment have a direct correlation with economic success? These questions were raised in many sessions. It is...
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Learning from designers

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 31, 2006

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Reality and perception at Davos

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 30, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 29, 2006

At Davos, more than ever before, I felt a sense that boundaries between government, the private sector and the nonprofit sector are blurring to much positive effect. If corporations used to think about Corporate Social Responsibility in terms of good brand marketing, they now are...
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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 28, 2006

For a first-timer, the World Economic Forum meeting at Davos can be completely overwhelming. There were nearly 2,400 delegates - not to mention 2,400 WEF staffers and 9,000 police officers. After five days of meeting hundreds of people, I came away exhausted but with a...
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Looking for a few good Fellows

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 24, 2006

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The importance of legal title in housing

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 22, 2006

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90 minutes in Paradise

By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 18, 2006

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By Jacqueline Novogratz on January 02, 2006

Happy New Year! A column about innovation in designing products for the poor appears in the International Herald Tribune. It's very much in keeping with the Acumen Fund philosophy that the poor should be thought of and treated as consumers -- solutions must be designed...
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By Jacqueline Novogratz on December 18, 2005

Our housing entrepreneur, Tasneem Siddiqui, recently wrote this article in Pakistan Dawn. Tasneem is right not only about Pakistan but about the whole world -- people are tired of waiting for governments to do things and are taking solutions into their own hands. Acumen Fund...
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