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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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4 Lessons from The Social Innovation Hotbed of Brazil
Article

4 Lessons from The Social Innovation Hotbed of Brazil

This article was written by Lee-Sean Huang and first appeared in FastCoExist. Brazil is known for its supermodels, but what about its social innova…
15 February 2012Jasmine Toor
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From Social Innovation to Public Policy: Success stories in Latin America and the Caribbean
Policy

From Social Innovation to Public Policy: Success stories in Latin America and the Caribbean

From Social Innovation to Public Policy: Success stories in Latin America and the Caribbean By Nohra Rey de Marulanda and Francisco B. Tancredi EC…
20 January 2012Louise Pulford
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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 Ecológica (Ecological Network)
Consumption

Rede Ecológica (Ecological Network)

lace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Urca, Santa Teresa, Tijuca, Copacabana, Jacarepaguá) Web-site: http://www.redeecologica.org/ Service idea: Rede E…
21 May 2008Michaela Wood
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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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