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     1  +2 2014 aug 07toms shoes market shareToms shoes responds to critics, but it may not be enough | Global share . Facebook; Twitter. Value Chains ... Toms "one for one" giving model has helped sell millions of shoes . ... shoes , largely in response to the claims that the shoe company undercuts local markets through its donations. TOMS Shoes and conscious consumerism's 3 biggest sins2 Apr 2013 Tom's Shoes succeeds at marketing , but Warby Parker wins for a ... 18 Dec 2011
     2  +38 2014 aug 10various sun shinesFabio Rosa - Making the Sun Shine for All | Global EnvisionFabio Rosa - Making the Sun Shine for All . By Administrator, February 7, 2006. Two billion people lack access to electricity. Read how this social entrepreneur ...
     3  +14 2014 sep 28internet made globalizationInformation Technology and Globalization | Global EnvisionToday, of course, the Internet and the Web have transformed commerce, creating entirely new ways for retailers and their customers to make  ...
     3  +1 2014 aug 09boom by envisionThe fortune at the bottom of the ocean: Mozambique's looming The solution to Mozambique's long-standing economic woes might lurk beneath the Indian Ocean's rocky sea floor. The recent discovery of ...
     5  -2 2014 sep 16tom sperryInterview: Rogue Venture Partner's Tom Sperry on Mentoring An integral part of this process, according to Tom Sperry , is finding a good mentor . Sperry is a co-founder of Rogue Venture Partners, a local ...
     8  +9 2014 aug 27facebook strategy of tomsTom's Shoes succeeds at marketing, but Warby Parker wins for a Facebook · Twitter · RSS ... Warby Parker uses the same “buy one, give one” strategy as Tom's , which is successful at attracting consumers, but ...
     8  ~ 2014 aug 11era real estate indonesiaElections: Indonesia faces new economic era , same old problems Indonesia needs skilled, educated workers as the consumer services industry– finance, insurance and real estate –grows. At the same time, ...
     9  +1 2014 sep 06toms shoes criticismToms shoes responds to critics , but it may not be enough | Global Toms ' buy-one, give-one corporate philanthropy model has repeatedly come under fire from critics for doing more harm than good. But the ...
     9  -4 2014 aug 30mercy corps mosquitoesPaging Dr. Smartphone? | Global EnvisionPhoto: Lisa Hoashi/ Mercy Corps ... frequencies that cause nearby mosquitoes to vibrate uncontrollably and temporarily lose the ability to fly.
     9  ~ 2014 aug 17ideas vs businessGlobal Ideas News Brief: NGOs vs . big business | Global EnvisionThe business of development. African Leaders Sit Down With American Investors NYT President Obama convened a giant game of “Let's Make ...
     10  +12 2014 jul 16toms shoes facebookSearch form. Search. Facebook · Twitter · RSS ... Toms "one for one" giving model has helped sell millions of shoes . Can the company adapt ...
     11  +4 2014 sep 07solar microfranchisingAvon in Uganda? How microfranchises create small, low-risk jobs To make the health products affordable, Living Goods franchisees also sell much -needed products like cookstoves and solar lamps at a profit, ...
     12  +5 2014 oct 02real steel embargoProtectionism - Tariffs, Subsidies, and Trade Policy | Global Envision... "exploitation," and "Gap is the real terrorist," one can forget what the word ... This argument reasons that if a domestic industry, such as the steel .... on the planet, leading to a worldwide steel embargo on the United States.
     13  +2 2014 jul 25portland biz journalPortland Biz Journal : Mercy Corps brings startup accelerator The startup accelerator phenomenon that has taken root in Portland isn't limited to the U.S., and with the help of Portland -based Mercy Corps ...
     15  -2 2014 jul 17william davidson instituteThe William Davidson Institute announces its Bottom of the Pyramid Ted London, senior research fellow and director of the Base of the Pyramid Initiative at the William Davidson Institute , has an office right down ...
     16  +12 2014 jul 16western union egyptGlobal Ideas News Brief: Tech hubs in Libya and Egypt + Western Egypt's Entrepreneurs Try to Build a New Tech Hub Amid Unrest ... Western Union has recently made rapid progress in signing up mobile ...
     17  +67 2014 jul 18facebook in mobile commmercemobile commerce | Global Envisionmobile commerce . share. Facebook · Twitter. Financial ... Calling for coverage: How the global poor are cashing in mobile minutes for insurance. By Megan ...
     18  +13 2014 sep 07local mobile moneyZimbabwe case study: Lessons from a buyer's experience of mobile By linking their phones to the local mobile money platform managed by EcoNet, these farmers now had the option of being paid for their crops ...
     19  +82 2014 aug 02micro-savings and credit societesThe History of Microfinance | Global EnvisionSavings and credit groups that have operated for centuries include the "susus"
     19  +28 2014 jul 25sa micro loansMicrolending Explained | Global EnvisionMicrolending has proved that a small loan can become the start of a virtuous .... In 1999, South Africa created its own Micro Finance Regulatory ...
     20  +9 2014 sep 09korean film makers twitterFaces of Globalization - Filmmakers in Korea | Global EnvisionFacebook · Twitter · RSS ... Cha is just one of a number of South Korean movie- goers who boosted the domestic market share ... A group of French actors and filmmakers who traveled to Seoul last year expressed support for ...
     21  +8 2014 sep 02so all may eatSo All May Eat | Global EnvisionThis is the philosophy of So All May Eat , a cafe in Denver, Colorado. In this quaint little restaurant located in the heart of the Mile-High city, ...
     22  +79 2014 sep 05itc e choupal modelITC's E - Choupal and Profitable Rural Transformation | Global EnvisionA pure trading model does not require much capital investment. The e - Choupal model , in contrast, has required that ITC make significant ...
     22  ~ 2014 aug 27krochet kids internationalKrochet Kids International reimagines empowerment with hook and In Uganda and Peru, a team of lifelong friends is turning a love of crocheting into jobs for impoverished women. Krochet Kids International  ...
     22  -14 2014 aug 07loan money in mongoliaNew legislation paves the way for business development in Mongolia In December 2011, the government approved new e- money regulations ... 2,641 rural businesses across Mongolia with $7.6 million in loans to ...
     22  +16 2014 jul 20soccket soccer ballThe sOccket : A Soccer Ball that Generates Electricity | Global Could soccer help the developing world score more electricity? sOccket , a plug- in soccer ball that captures energy during a game and uses it to ...
     23  +7 2014 aug 27envision global leadershipCarbon credits get a boost from Chinese leadership | Global EnvisionWhat's the next step for the world's top-polluting country? Leading the fight against climate change, it seems. China's Maosheng Duan, a ...
     24  +29 2014 sep 25agrocel cottonFairtrade Cotton , Will it Make a Difference? | Global Envision"We would deliver the cotton by bullock cart but the trader would always .... 1 " Fairtrade Foundation Cotton Producer Profile: Agrocel Pure & Fair ...
     25  +23 2014 sep 29mercy corpmercy corps | Global EnvisionIDEO.org brings its human-centered design approach to the Philippines to help Mercy Corps and BanKO design a new financial product for those hit by the ...
     25  +61 2014 aug 10always sanitary padsEntrepreneurship vs. Menstruation: Africa's Race to Build a Better At the same time that FemCare, a part of Procter & Gamble, sells Always -brand sanitary pads in U.S. supermarkets, it seeks to provide the same ...
     25  ~ 2014 jul 30india mobile technologyGlobal Ideas News Brief: Mobile tech + India | Global EnvisionGlobal Ideas News Brief: Mobile tech + India . By Marie von Hafften, July 3, 2014. Photo: Thatcher Cook for Mercy Corps. Global Ideas News Brief July 1, 2014.
     25  ~ 2014 jul 16return of investA good return on “ INVEST :” Building employable skills among youth Women taking tailoring classes in Mercy Corps INVEST program, Helmand province, learn how to design and sew garments to sell locally.
     26  -9 2014 jul 21get mobile money panditCiti and USAID offer 10 tips for a mobile money boom | Global EnvisionSo says Vikram Pandit , CEO of Citigroup, referring to the lack of ... Get food and household product retailers to accept mobile money . 5.
     27  ~ 2014 aug 03financial inclusion technologyWhy financial inclusion matters | Global Envision“ Financial inclusion ” might sound like a fancy name for a ploy by banks ... growing businesses invest in new technology or allow families to let ...
     28  +35 2014 aug 09immigration south globalImmigration Issues Increasing Globally | Global EnvisionSouth Africa is struggling to absorb incoming refugees from ... is causing problems for immigrants across the world , according to a report in the ...
     29  +27 2014 sep 08case study local mobileZimbabwe case study : Lessons from a buyer's experience of mobile
     29  +24 2014 aug 10alwats sanitary pads
     30  +1 2014 aug 22pirate photo effectsPiracy Boosts Somali Economy | Global EnvisionPhoto : CharlesFred (flickr) ... pirates collectively earned an estimated $150 million in 2008 — but what is piracy's effect on Somalia's economy?
     31  ~ 2014 sep 23agrocel cotton seeds"We would deliver the cotton by bullock cart but the trader would always find ... Before partnering with Agrocel , Khima struggled to earn enough money to .... Open sesame: Ugandan sesame seed farmers double their income.
     32  -14 2014 oct 01volunteering laos affordableVolunteer Opportunities - Alternative and Affordable | Global EnvisionLow cost options to make volunteering more accessible. ... Travel to Teach has programs in Thailand, Laos , Cambodia, Nepal, Vietnam, Bolivia ...
     32  ~ 2014 sep 29lessons learned from japanLessons learned : How Japan's small businesses are rebuilding after With little left after a magnitude 9.0 earthquake shattered the Tohoku coastline of Japan , small business owners found hope in a unique ...
     32  -9 2014 sep 11global warming lesson plansHigh School Lesson Plans : Global Climate | Global EnvisionTo link to the actual lesson plan , please visit New York Times. ... In this lesson, students learn how warmer temperatures have impacted ice drift ...
     32  +49 2014 aug 24water -victoria lake- kenyaA map of subterranean lakes could cut Kenya's water prices Kenya has invisible lakes beneath its surface—an estimated 60 billion cubic metres of underground water . A new project intends to tap that ...
     32  ~ 2014 jul 18mobile news in indiaGlobal Ideas News Brief July 1, 2014. A weekly roundup of mainstream news about the context in which Mercy Corps works, focused on ...
     33  +68 2014 aug 09paper pp alloyComing soon: Paper computers. No, really. | Global EnvisionNeed a new computer; will that be paper or plastic? Paper PP Alloy is a new material that might bring paper back to the office. The alloy, a ...
     35  +1 2014 aug 21philippines small businessPhilippines post Super Typhoon Haiyan: How small business boosts Two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan decimated coastal cities in the Philippines , aid finally is reaching survivors. More than 1.9 million people are ...
     35  +9 2014 jul 20maya pedal water pumpA clever nonprofit turns bikes into tiny factories | Global Envision"The pedal -powered water pump lifts water at 5-10 gallons per minute from wells and boreholes up to 30 meters in depth," according to Maya  ...
     36  +33 2014 sep 02tom shoes local storesToms results in ineffective aid: Buying shoes locally is often more efficient than manufacturing shoes elsewhere and shipping them thousands ...
     36  ~ 2014 aug 23guardian sanitation servicesGlobal Ideas News Brief: Sanitation + Ag entrepreneurs | Global The Guardian Evidence is mounting that vaccines can stop cholera outbreaks, but NGOs fear this solution distracts from improving sanitation .
     37  +44 2014 aug 30coffee roasters chainBeyond Fair Trade: Portland roaster and coffee farmers make a Value Chains ... The rich, acrid aroma of roasting coffee blends with the sweet scents of milk ... The roaster whirrs as it heats the latest batch.
     38  ~ 2014 sep 06mobile basic modelsInterview: How M-Pesa innovates new business models for its base Interview: How M-Pesa innovates new business models for its base of the ... It now stands as the most developed mobile payment system in the ...
     38  +19 2014 aug 02global shopping appShopping for all: Mobile technology as social enterprise | Global In October, artisans in Africa gained a direct link to shoppers around the world through a mobile shopping app launched by Soko. Soko, the ...
     39  ~ 2014 sep 17emily o'haraEmily O'Hara | Global EnvisionEmily O'Hara . Emily O'Hara's picture. Most recently working in Global Program Operations for a disaster relief and humanitarian aid NGO, Emily has over ...
     39  +5 2014 sep 16jesus leon mistecaReviving Farming in Mexico | Global EnvisionThe Mixteca highlands, where Jesús León Santos resides, is home to some of the most barren land in Mexico. However, in the last two ...
     39  +55 2014 aug 27bangladesh growth rateFighting poverty without rapid growth : Bangladesh shows how it's Since 1971, real growth rates per Bangladeshi have only increased from two percent in the late 70's and 80's to five percent since 2005.
     39  +34 2014 aug 02-show cooking peruCooking Up Hope: Empowering Women through Community Kitchens in When stomachs go hungry, the women of Lima, Peru , find themselves cooking for half a million of its residents in one of the thousands of ...
     39  +6 2014 jul 30haiti mud cakesMud Cakes and Milk | Global EnvisionIn the Guardian article, a mud cake baker says she is struggling to keep ... The dire food situation spawned riots in Haiti in early April 2008, and ...
     40  +45 2014 sep 30supply chain financial inclusionAddictive supply chains : Why Nestle can't quit child labor Mobile Technology · Financial Inclusion · Sustainable Energy · Social ... Here is a flowchart of Nestle's supply chain from the Fair Labor report.
     40  -18 2014 sep 24yoxiAgents of change: Yoxi .tv's big plan to groom do-gooders into Meet Sharon Chang, founder of Yoxi .tv. The former chief creative director of 19 Entertainment, the company that produces American Idol and ...
     40  ~ 2014 sep 01route cause for povertyTOMS Shoes and conscious consumerism's 3 biggest sins | Global The root cause of poverty in many developing countries is a lack of access to fair- paying, sustainable employment. Imagine the positive impact ...
     40  -25 2014 jul 31globalization and technologyInformation Technology (IT) is a driving factor in the process of globalization . Improvements in the early 1990s in computer hardware, software, ...
     40  -8 2014 jul 29oregon chocolate makersWoodblock Chocolate : From bean to bar, putting farmers first An Oregon chocolate maker's story: how the company builds value from bean to bar ... Charley Wheelock founded Woodblock Chocolate with a ...
     41  +21 2014 aug 16buy car pakistanBuying a Car in Pakistan | Global EnvisionPeople in Pakistan are tantalized with the idea of owning a car , but are ... of taxpaying people eager to buy a car are being denied a fair deal.
     41  ~ 2014 aug 13digital savings club keytagSavings and credit groups that have operated for centuries include the "susus" of
     42  -10 2014 oct 03global agenda goldA gold standard to develop young talent: Can it work in emerging In the global youth unemployment crisis, Germany sets the gold standard ... member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on ...
     42  +11 2014 aug 23first capital singaporeSingapore -based IIX wants to create a stock exchange just for Singapore's office towers might soon host one of the world's first capital marketplaces for "impact investors." Photo: Christopher Chan (Flickr).
     42  ~ 2014 aug 12india tech news
     42  +59 2014 jul 19arab for dataPredicting the next Arab Spring through Twitter data | Global EnvisionBig data : "A visual rendering of tweets and retweets from a several-hour period on February 11, 2011, starting shortly before the resignation of ...
     43  +30 2014 aug 24solutions topoverty in kenyaLack of Electricity Is a Huge Barrier to Overcoming Poverty Distributors in Kenya currently sell solar panels on a small scale, unable to ... and insights about innovative, market-driven solutions to poverty  ...
     43  +58 2014 aug 14best price modern wholesaleBest Price Modern Wholesale | Global EnvisionBest Price Modern Wholesale . By allowing Wal-Mart to sell only to wholesalers, the Indian government hopes to. share. Facebook · Twitter ...
     44  ~ 2014 aug 13helping others storiesFrom Nomad to Doctor: One Man's Inspirational Story of Helping I was born to a nomadic family in Afghanistan. I did not have the opportunity to go school or Madrassa (religious school) when I was young, so I ...
     44  +57 2014 jul 20free trade networksFree Trade Vs. Fair Trade | Global EnvisionFree trade refers to a general openness to exchange goods and ... the fair trade movement as "a global network of producers, traders, ...
     45  -8 2014 sep 21kairo startup weekendGrowing economies by planting startup culture seeds | Global EnvisionParticipants in Gaza's Startup Weekend take businesses from idea to reality. ... startup competitions like the StartUp Cup in Cairo and Benghazi ...
     45  ~ 2014 aug 31bangladesh economy newsBangladesh : An economic paradox | Global EnvisionIn Bangladesh , much needed jobs are provided by the ... solutions to poverty explored through news , commentary and discussion. Learn more ...
     45  +56 2014 jul 31selco solar lightSELCO : A shining star in market-driven social enterprise | Global Since 1994, SELCO has transitioned from a simple solar - light provider to an energy solution company seeking to correct the failings of the ...
     45  +41 2014 jul 28mobile cash remittanceGreased by mobile money , remittances may accelerate even more Global remittances are on the rise. Now, coupled with mobile technology, cross- border payments are even more effective at spurring poverty ...
     46  +55 2014 jul 18ceo of tomsToms "one for one" giving model has helped sell millions of shoes. ... Toms CEO Blake Mycoskie recently told Fast Company that he sought ...
     47  -3 2014 oct 03understanding cultural imperialismCan Pop- Cultural Imperialism be Stopped? | Global EnvisionOr any American pop- cultural icon you care to think of (or one you ... It's not hard to understand why the U.S. government is opposed to the ...
     47  +2 2014 aug 15mercy corps portlandPortland Biz Journal: Mercy Corps brings startup accelerator The startup accelerator phenomenon that has taken root in Portland isn't limited to the U.S., and with the help of Portland -based Mercy Corps  ...
     47  ~ 2014 jul 31nabil al arabinabil al arabi | Global Envisionnabil al arabi . With new border policies, humanitarian aid cargo may finally be allowed into Gaza. Photo. share. Facebook · Twitter ...
     47  -16 2014 jul 26fuel efficient stovesUnlocking Uganda's potential market for fuel - efficient stoves Fuel - efficient cookstoves save time, money and, of course, fuel. But if consumers don't understand the benefits, can't find a local shop that sells ...
     48  -12 2014 oct 03population of europeFewer Babies Pose Difficult Challenges for Europe | Global EnvisionAnother event, at least as significant, has largely gone unnoticed: After centuries of growth, Europe's population is now on the decline, and the ...
     48  -1 2014 sep 18mobile payment infographic africaInfographic : Which countries have more mobile money accounts than Infographic : Which countries have more mobile money accounts than bank accounts? ... Verifone ad, "Changing face of African payments ".
     48  -22 2014 sep 16nonprofit turning failure into successHow three common pitfalls of social enterprises can be avoided The company turned failure into success by collaborating with local residents to ... to follow a business model that's better suited for a non-profit  ...
     48  -12 2014 sep 09definition of voluntary free marketFree traders argue that in the long run markets will solve - that is, when
     48  +53 2014 sep 03ethiopian commodity exchangeEthiopia's Commodity Exchange fights hunger through fair prices The Ethiopia Commodity Exchange helps farmers know what their crops are worth, and earn a fair price. Photo by Erin Gray/Mercy Corps.
     48  +53 2014 aug 24export subsidies in ghanaICTs and Accelerated Development in Ghana | Global EnvisionGhana's export economy is composed mainly of primary products: .... Bank and Fund policies on agriculture subsidies in developing countries, ...
     48  ~ 2014 aug 24micro finance business flowchartCourse Materials and Lesson Plans on Microfinance | Global EnvisionOverview: The UNCDF Microfinance Distance Learning Program is designed ... The course curriculum utilizes an interactive approach to engage students in ... of credit and debt, small business opportunities and microfinance .
     49  -5 2014 sep 11effect of ecotourismGlobalization's Good, Bad, and Ugly Effects on Ecotourism in Gabon On August 1, 2002, the President of the West-Central African Republic of Gabon, El Hadj Omar Bongo, one of the longest ruling heads of state ...
     49  +28 2014 aug 27theory can end povertyT-shirts, technology and trade: Planet Money host says “Right now we don't have a big theory -- and that's the best news we've had in ... So it will be, he said, with ideas to end poverty as well.
     49  +10 2014 aug 26population in europe
     49  +28 2014 aug 06esl elementary lesson plansElementary School Lesson Plans : Trade | Global EnvisionElementary School Lesson Plans : Trade. By Administrator, September 7, 2006. These resources are appropriate for grade levels 3rd, 4th and 5th.
     50  +51 2014 sep 14argentinian economic crisis 1990sWhat Argentina Thinks About Globalization - An Interview fro Up until the financial crisis in the 1990's , Argentina was well known for its large middle class and 'first world' life.
     50  +51 2014 aug 19water well charityIs charity : water the Expedia of philanthropy? | Global EnvisionA man gathers water from a well in Sudan. Is more effective if someone builds this well for him or if he gains credit to buy materials to build it ...
     52  -24 2014 oct 03sustainable tee shirts technologyT - shirts , technology and trade: Planet Money host says Mobile Technology · Financial Inclusion · Sustainable Energy · Social Enterprise
     52  +49 2014 sep 25sanitary brandAt the same time that FemCare, a part of Procter & Gamble, sells Always- brand sanitary pads in U.S. supermarkets, it seeks to provide the same ...
     52  +9 2014 aug 30tom toms shoesTom's Shoes has earned a fair amount of criticism for its “One for One” model—a pair of shoes is donated to a child in need for every pair ...
     52  +7 2014 aug 08china going greenChina Going Green ? | Global EnvisionCan China go green without disrupting their economic growth? Fossil fuels provide most of the energy powering the world's post populated ...
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