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Global Supply Chains: It’s Time to Decide on the Way Forward

As we start using our new holiday gifts this year, it is too easy to ignore the miraculous supply networks that allow us to enjoy the products of human labor and ingenuity around the world. Sustainability is increasingly viewed as a strategy for enduring in a world of scarce resources and unlimited needs; but we seem to be locked in an endless cycle of merely reacting to deep-seated economic and social problems.

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Maximpact’s Tips for a Sustainable Holiday Season

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With the Winter Holidays close at hand, thoughts of gift buying are at the forefront of most people’s minds. This month instead of focusing on the financial side of making an impact, we decided to look at how sustainability can be incorporated into your giving.

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Sustainable Luxury Heroines

Sustainable Luxury Heroines

High-profile individuals such as Livia Firth with her Green Carpet Challenge and Francine LeFrak, founder of Same Sky, help break the vicious circle of poverty, discrimination and marginalization through beautiful objects handcrafted by women for a market which can afford to help this change. Unsung heroines such as social entrepreneurs Adriana Marina of Animanà and Aissa Dione, a Senegalese textile designer, are further shining examples of the beauty of this new-found synergy. These businesswomen have brought hope and pride back to their own struggling communities with the highly successful manufacture of exquisite textile and other heritage crafts sold to top designers worldwide.

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Impactful Empowerment: UnitedSucces

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UnitedSucces: When exploring the words“impact” and “empowerment” it is easy to overlook the true depth of meaning behind the potential for the words when you combine them! Exploring how women throughout the world can be positively affected so that they feel the true benefit of impactful empowerment it is important to explore why women don’t succeed or don’t proceed as fast as expected.

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7 Key Impact Investing Vehicles Targeting Women

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Who are some of the leading organizations when it comes to gender lens investing? Where to look for sector opportunities and resources? What are some of the key investment vehicles specifically targeting women? See our review.

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Making the Most of Women Professionals in Impact Investing

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Women Professionals: As impact moves into a consolidation phase, how can female impact finance professionals improve their performance and make more of a difference? We have compiled a list of seven practical steps women in impact could—and probably should—take to make the most of their professional lives.

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