Publications

ECONOMIC IMPACT OF SOLAR LIGHTING

This report looks at the current demand for solar lights and the constraints which might limit their adoption, as well as the impact of owning a light on the lives of rural households in Kenya.

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Innovations in Impact Measurement

Lessons using mobile technology from Acumen’s Lean Data Initiative and Root Capital’s Client-Centric Mobile Measurement.

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WOMEN AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES

Findings from several case studies from Acumen’s portfolio of investments, which demonstrate how social enterprises are engaging and impacting women.

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FROM BLUEPRINT TO SCALE: THE CASE FOR PHILANTHROPY IN IMPACT INVESTING

This report shows that capital alone will not unlock the potential of impact investing and that truly realizing the impact in impact investing will require more, not less, philanthropy.

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SOCIAL ENTERPRISES AND GLOBAL CORPORATIONS COLLABORATING FOR GROWTH WITH IMPACT

This report reveals the diversity of corporate and social enterprise partnerships that are emerging and the ways that different business drivers are influencing partnerships.

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Growing Prosperity

Growing Prosperity, a report by Acumen and Bain & Company unveils how social enterprises can find new, effective ways to profitably serve these hard-to-reach customers at scale.

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Acumen Ideas

Acumen Ideas is our digital editorial platform that highlights the incredible stories of entrepreneurs and leaders from the Acumen community.

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