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Support for Indonesian entrepreneurs serving disadvantaged groups

Support for Indonesian entrepreneurs serving disadvantaged groups

<p>LGT Venture Philanthropy is proud to launch its second call for applications for the Smiling World Accelerator Program(SWAP) 2013 in Indonesia. </p>
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LGT Venture Philanthropy, dengan dukungan GEPI mengumumkan pembukaan pendaftaran kedua untuk Smiling World Accelerator Program (SWAP) 2013. </p>
<p>SWAP merupakan program khusus selama 9-24 bulan bagi para pengusaha di bidang kesehatan, pendidikan, energi yang berkelanjutan dan diperbaharui, pertanian, serta Teknologi Informasi dan Komunikasi, yang melayani atau bermanfaat bagi orang yang kurang mampu dan yang sedang berjuang kearah level pertumbuhan dan dampak positif yang lebih tinggi.</p>
<p>SWAP menyediakan bantuan dana sesuai kebutuhan (sampai dengan USD 50,000 per organisasi), mentor bisnis di lapangan dan juga akses ke berbagai jaringan internasional.</p>
<p>LGT Venture Philanthropy telah memilih dan membantu 6 organisasi yang masih dalam tahap permulaan dengan rata-rata investasi masing-masing sebesar USD 35&rsquo;000, dan memberikan dukungan berupa bimbingan teknis melalui satu konsultan bisnis tetapnya di lapangan.</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.lgtvp.com/swapindonesia.aspx" title="http://www.lgtvp.com/swapindonesia.aspx">http://www.lgtvp.com/swapindonesia.aspx</a></p>
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Funds@Work: The Best of all Worlds – Towards a more Sustainable Financial System

Funds@Work: The Best of all Worlds – Towards a more Sustainable Financial System

Paper by Funds@Work regarding Islamic Finance vs. Sustainability from a network perspective insight; “Our aim was to show that we should never look at phenomena in an isolated manner. Islamic, ESG as well as conventional investors can greatly learn from each other by being more open. Islamic Finance should not be looked at from a religious perspective but rather from what it brings to the table from which ESG and conventional investors can profi t. Our fi nance and investment system globally will be more resilient if individual participants approach each other more openly and share ideas converging into a mainstream “sustainable fi nance system” which borrows the best of all worlds. From a network analytic perspective we should be aware that openness leads to greater innovation and stability and creates more opportunities to interact. In this context we need to address prejudices which stem from mere ignorance and act as barriers to cooperate. Because ultimately what the world needs is a greater integration of networks such as the Islamic Finance, ESG, and conventional investments communities to make their individual achievements accessible to a broader audience.

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