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Improving their own environment, the quality of life of their family and community, while generating spaces for innovation from entrepreneurship with the strengthening or creation of inclusive business initiatives is part of the objectives of VIVA Idea, together with the International Organization for Migration (OIM) with the contribution of USAID in the northern part of Costa Rica with the program “I contribute to my community”, which will be developed during August and September 2022.
Impact investing is a concept increasingly used in the world of investment, philanthropy and social action.
Increasingly, we hear that companies or organizations are committing to investments that, in addition to the financial return, generate a positive impact on the environment and people. Is there a favorable legal environment for this type of investment? Everything indicates that there are steps in the right direction and that there is still a long way to go in terms of public policies and the actions of organizations dedicated to the subject.
“The heart next to the invisible hand” is impact investing, says GSG founder Sir Ronald Cohen.
“The time is now,” was the main message that organizations from around the world delivered at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) Leadership Meeting, as it is known around the world.
Inequality, exclusion, poverty and the climate crisis are just a few examples of the global challenges we are currently facing and which make it clear that no single sector of society can solve on its own. The Sustainable Development Goals will not be achieved if companies, organizations and States do not commit to them.
“The governance of international non-governmental organizations: intermediation between developed countries and the developing world” is the chapter that Urs Jäger and Jose Pablo Valverde wrote in the book “Research Handbook on nonprofit governance” published by Edward Elgar Publishing in London and edited and compiled by Gemma Donnelly-Cox, Michael Meyer and Filip Wijkström.