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April 20, 2020

Having invested in India for over a decade, in 2019 Acumen concentrated its investment strategy on the areas most impacting Indians’ living wages.  India’s working-age population has skyrocketed to become the country’s largest age group—a trend that will continue for at least the next 30...
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April 17, 2020

We are excited to announce Acumen's new investment in Solaris Offgrid, a social enterprise offering pay-as-you-go software to energy companies—enabling them to serve more customers, and at even lower income levels. The Challenge With pay-as-you-go purchasing services, low-income customers can buy typically unaffordable products like...
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Acumen's 2019 Annual Report

By Jacqueline Novogratz on April 13, 2020

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I Am Because You Are

By Jacqueline Novogratz on March 27, 2020

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March 25, 2020

I’ve always marveled at the traditional greetings of different cultures, acknowledgments that range from, “Peace be upon you” to “How did you sleep?” The phrases we use in our daily interactions say much about the historical or modern experience of each generation. No longer able...
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February 28, 2020

Acumen is excited to introduce you to our largest and most geographically diverse cohort of Fellows ever. They are 156 leaders with the character and determination to drive transformative change across the globe. This year we’re excited to introduce Fellows from our new programs in...
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