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Remarkable People

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 06, 2006

At TED, Robert Wright, the author of Non-Zero, spoke eloquently about the increasing moral dimension of history. With the increasing growth in complexity of social organization comes a deeper correlation of our fortunes. What happens in Iraq and in Gaza means more when there are...
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Remarkable People

Overwhelming response from potential Fellows

By Acumen on March 03, 2006

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Our World

Creative considerations in pricing

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 03, 2006

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On The Ground

By Acumen on March 02, 2006

This article in The Hindu, one of India's national newspapers, announces the launch of a market-based initiative, developed by by Heritage Livelihood Services Provider, to deliver safe drinking water to the urban poor. Heritage is based in Hyderabad and is Acumen Fund's most recent investment...
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Our World

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 02, 2006

If the decade of the '90s was the age of information, then all signs point to the world moving into an age of transformation. TED is as much a reflection of where the world is today as it is a pioneer in moving the trends...
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Our World

When was the last time you really looked at a flower?

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 01, 2006

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Our World

Notes from the TED conference

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 27, 2006

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Remarkable People

Making gender inequity an issue at Davos

By Acumen on February 24, 2006

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On The Ground

By Acumen on February 21, 2006

I've just returned from my first trip to Africa to visit Acumen Fund's investments in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. One of the most striking things is that within 24 hours (5 airline meals, 4 movies and 3 hours of sleep) I went from sitting...
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On The Ground

By Jacqueline Novogratz on February 17, 2006

This article in The Guardian highlights the ongoing struggle to house Indonesian survivors of the tsunami. It's a reminder that money is not enough. It is criminal that less than 250 of the 16,000 houses needed have been built in Aceh since the town was...
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