Author Archives: melaniechambaretaud

Comment accorder du crédit à quelqu’un qui n’a pas de compte bancaire ?

Je parlais dans mon précédent article de confiance et d’inclusion financière. Dans ce talk travaillé et percutant, cette autre jeune femme partage le travail réalisé précisément sur ce sujet par son entreprise Tala (anciennement InVenture) au Kenya également. Il s’agit … Continue reading

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La micro-assurance est toujours bien accompagnée

Dans ce talk personnel, cette femme d’affaires kényane explique comment, fille de missionnaires, elle s’est tournée vers la micro-assurance pour aider les petits agriculteurs. Ce que j’en retiens Au-delà de l’histoire individuelle, une leçon me frappe dans ce talk sur … Continue reading

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Avec Wedogood, en marche pour le #GOODpower

Après un long silence, je reprends ma plume pour vous parler à nouveau de cette start-up qui révolutionne les codes du crowdfunding. Wedogood a inventé et mis en oeuvre un nouveau moyen collaboratif d’investir dans des projets utiles à la société. … Continue reading

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Wedogood : investir dans des projets à impact positif

Pour bien démarrer cette année 2014, je vous propose un article à propos de cette start-up dont je connais bien les associés et qui cherche à aider les entrepreneurs à porter leurs projets contribuant positivement au monde qui les entoure … Continue reading

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Sustainable development: green… and social!

I have been wanting to write this article for a long time as it is at the basis of the reason why I have started this blog. This blog is called Business with impact because I care about integrating into … Continue reading

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How space and community can lead to social innovation

Today I want to speak about another actor in social business which has an interesting view of how to foster social innovation. Toronto-based Canadian Centre for Social Innovation believes we live in a profoundly changing world in many fields: economic, social, … Continue reading

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The Hult Prize: a social start-up accelerator

Do you know of the Hult Prize? I personally discovered it recently and thought it worth sharing because of the help it brings to the brilliant and lucky social entrepreneurs who get it. But it’s not only about the Prize … Continue reading

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Safe drinking-water for all

Today I’d like to share with you an example of businesses whose core identity bores answering social development issues. Here, I’m speaking of two life-saving products invented and sold by two private companies adressing a huge challenge, not less than … Continue reading

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SolarKiosk : renewables as a development booster

Since november 2011, the German company SolarKiosk is commercialising autonomous kiosks powered by solar panels. These kiosks are autonomous business units : independant and mobile, non-connected to a centralized electric grid, they sell first necessity products, electricity and some services. They are … Continue reading

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What’s microcredit?

Today I focus on microcredit, a financial vehicle that has been used a lot in the context of social business. Enjoy the reading on my blog “Un voyage de Serendip” (ie. “A serendipian journey”).

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