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The posts in this edition of Top Picks cover a variety of topics including the importance of a comprehensive unique identification system for India, World Water Day, environmental impact investing, and social entrepreneurship.
- A recent post from CGAP, “The biggest social experiment on the planet – Is unique ID a unique opportunity for India’s poor?” presents the idea that unique government-issued IDs can be crucial for financial inclusion and for significantly improving the delivery of welfare services in India.
- In celebration of World Water Day on March 22, Acumen Fund compiled an intriguing selection of photos related to water from several different countries. Check out the compilation in their recent post, “Capturing the best for World Water Day 2012”.
- As part of their blog series on environmental entrepreneurship and impact investing, Next Billion recently released a post, “Separating Social from Eco: Why It’s Time to Think Differently about Impact Investing” that discusses some of the characteristics and benefits of environmental investing and responsibility.
- The World Bank blog, Private Sector Development, recently featured a post on the current environment for social enterprise in the world. The post, “A Perfect Storm for Social Enterprises?” offers neat ideas on embracing technology and allowing public and private enterprise to have an impact on financial inclusion.
What interesting posts have you come across lately?
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