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September 8, 2022

We are delighted to have you join us for our 2022 Metrics from the Ground Up Conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Here is some information on planning your trip.

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August 29, 2022

We thank all participants, panelists and partners for their interest and participation in the first-ever ANDE South Asia Convening. Here's your roundup of all the sessions and resources from the three days!

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August 26, 2022

The ANDE India Member Showcase is a document that goes out during the year highlighting the work being done by a few selected members on a regular basis. Read on to know about the showcase and take a look at the members highlighted!

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August 26, 2022

The Business Show Singapore, Singapore's leading business event for entrepreneurs, business owners and startups, will be held on the 28th and 29th of September 2022 at the Singapore EXPO.

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August 25, 2022

Women’s economic empowerment (WEE) is so much more than building finance or accessing capital. Fostering WEE often leads to greater impact than may initially meet the eye - building a sense of independence, fostering women in leadership positions and creating transformative generational change as mothers leave behind an empowered legacy to their own daughters.

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August 18, 2022

To meet the job creation needs of India’s growing population, we need to prioritize investment into the companies often called “the missing middle.”

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August 10, 2022

Read about the Kawjo Foundation's work promoting women-led markets in Malawi and helping lift women--and the families and communities that depend on them--out of poverty.

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August 4, 2022

ANDE spoke with Rebecca Fries, Chief Executive Officer & Founder of Value For Women, to learn more about how her organization utilized and shaped ANDE membership from its founding a decade ago until today.

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July 27, 2022

“It’s a myth,” said Harish Hande, co-founder of India based solar company SELCO, about the notion that businesses cannot be social enterprises. Hande has been debunking this myth since he started SELCO in 1995 with the mission of making sustainable energy accessible to poor communities in rural parts of India. Today, SELCO provides affordable solar energy to one million people.

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July 15, 2022
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June 15, 2022

“It was a turning point for me,” said Ruchi Jain, Founder and CEO of Taru Naturals, about her trip to the villages of small-scale farmers in India struggling with the effects of climate change. “I realized that if you want to make a big impact on the world, you have to be grassroots based—it has to be a movement.” Since then, Jain has grown Taru Naturals into a fair-trade network connecting over 10,000 tribal and small-scale organic farmers across India to the resources and training they need to grow climate-resilient crops and markets to sell their products.

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June 2, 2022

Read ANDE's break-down of recent IPCC reports to find out why SGB's should be at the center of the global fight against climate change.

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