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Beyond Brazil: Digital Trends in Latin America
Technology & Digital

Beyond Brazil: Digital Trends in Latin America

The beginning of the year is always an exciting time to pore over recent trends and to make predictions as to what the next 12 months might hold for…
17 February 2015Luke Richards for Econsultancy
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Collaborative services in informal settlements. A social innovation case in a pacified favela in Rio de Janeiro
Collaboration

Collaborative services in informal settlements. A social innovation case in a pacified favela in Rio de Janeiro

This Social Frontier paper was originally published by Nesta.Informal settlements are complex social ecosystems, characterized by their lack of basi…
16 December 2013Carla Cipolla, Patricia Melo, and Ezio Manzini
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Learning from Mistakes: Social Investment
Finance

Learning from Mistakes: Social Investment

Via the Stanford Social Innovation Review ByLeonardo Letelier & Rob Packer | Jul. 23, 2013 In our 2011Stanford Social Innovation Reviewarticle,…
24 July 2013Leonardo Letelier & Rob Packer
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Banco Palmas
Work

Banco Palmas

Background Financial inclusion is one of the areas that has attempted to address the day-to-day financial issue of the poor people. Nearly 59% of th…
13 March 2013Banco Palmas
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Technological Incubator for Popular Cooperatives (ITCP)
Ecosystems

Technological Incubator for Popular Cooperatives (ITCP)

Background The Technological Incubator for Popular Cooperatives (ITCP) was established at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in 1996 by Engine…
12 March 2013Technological Incubator for Popular Cooperatives (ITCP)
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Justa Trama
Scaling Innovation

Justa Trama

Justa Trama is the mark of an ecological chain of cotton solidarity, which involves organized workers, both male and female farmers, spinners, weave…
17 August 2012Justa Trama
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Social Entrepreneurship Takes Off in Brazil
Article

Social Entrepreneurship Takes Off in Brazil

Randall Kempner shares his thoughts on how the Brazilian entrepreneurs start tackling social issues in the country where more than 40 million people…
19 August 2011Konstantin Lazutin
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Rede de Centrais de Serviços (Central of Services Network)
Article

Rede de Centrais de Serviços (Central of Services Network)

Association of self-employed workers offering professional services in building, seamstress, catering and general household services. Place R…
21 May 2008Michaela Wood
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