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NESsT Brazil launches a partnership with FEA-USP and the Blackstone Charitable Foundation to bring social business as a discipline for undergraduate students at the University of São Paulo

In June 2014, NESsT Brazil began a partnership with the Faculty of Economics, Administration and Accounting at University of São Paulo (FEA-USP) to together develop a discipline on social business. The social business sector has advanced greatly in the last two years in Brazil, after the completion of the Social Enterprise World Forum (SEWF), hosted by NESsT Global in October 2012. At that time, this new industry was just beginning. Today, the sector is growing [...] More ›

Empresas sociales: ¡sí, podemos!

Con el apoyo de NESsT y en el contexto del Día de la Empresa Social organizado por NESsT en diciembre de 2013, América Economía, destacado medio sobre negocios en América Latina, realizó un interesante perfil del emprendimiento social actual en Chile.

It’s Time to Expand Latin America’s Impact Economy

Last week, hundreds of Latin American leaders from the public and private sectors descended upon Rio de Janeiro to join former President Bill Clinton for Clinton Global Initiative Latin America. Former President Clinton has long demonstrated his admiration for this corner of the world. But convening CGI here for the first time turns a new page for the former U.S. president’s philanthropic NGO. And for Latin American advocates of financial innovation, it amplifies an important conversation. A [...] More ›
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