Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) are revolutionizing the entrepreneurial landscape by embracing an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) perspective. In a world where sustainability and growth are intertwined, these trailblazers are redefining market success.
The ISA project is financed by the Happel Foundation, the Symphasis Foundation, and the Leopold Bachmann Foundation among other donors. As part of the Swisscontact Development Programme, it is co-financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA).
In this blog post, we are proud to introduce FUNDES Latin America, an ANDE member that strengthens the entrepreneurial capacities of MSMEs in Latin America to promote economic, social and environmental development in the region
According to groundbreaking research in India and Kenya, catalyzing green entrepreneurship in small and medium-sized businesses represents a trillion-dollar opportunity in those countries.
In this blog post, we are proud to introduce Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter which supports small and growing businesses to expand innovative affordable housing services, products and financing.
ANDE spoke with Ajay Menon, Senior Practice Leader at TechnoServe India, to learn more about their new initiative GreenR, a one-of-a-kind accelerator, nurturing high-growth businesses disrupting the Environment Action space.
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!
“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.