Beyond CSR to the new ‘PPP’: Public+Private+Philanthropy…”How Companies Can Move Beyond Philanthropy in Developing Countries?”

                        More from Kay’s article: “For years the developed world’s standard M.O. has been to fund philanthropic projects in poorer countries across the globe. The results overall are mixed and have certainly been controversial. But despite one’s views of the “donor community” and whether one believes that charity and aid are effective, the stubborn fact is that needs have become greater, costs more expensive and for philanthropies and foundations, the funds must be stretched even further.”     DWBDG asks: Can companies move beyond brand pumping CSR initiatives to … Continue reading Beyond CSR to the new ‘PPP’: Public+Private+Philanthropy…”How Companies Can Move Beyond Philanthropy in Developing Countries?”

Thai Securities & Exchange Commission Looks at Option for Social Business AND Investors

By Melissa Ip on 23 Aug 2012    According to a report by the Bangkok Post, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Thailand is finding ways to support social enterprise development through capital markets. “As a regulator, the SEC can help by setting up rules.  We’re studying whether to set up a new [trading] sector in the market exclusively for them,” said Voraphol Socatiyanurak, Secretary General of the SEC. Already there have been similar moves in other areas of Asia that aim to connect social enterprises with much needed funding, such as the Impact Investment Exchange Asia – a stock exchange exclusively … Continue reading Thai Securities & Exchange Commission Looks at Option for Social Business AND Investors