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August 27, 2015

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Aug 26, 2015

Empieza la casa por los cimientos: El poder de tu 'small data' para la inclusión financiera

Shoshana Grossman-Crist

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Aug 21, 2015

Las MIPYME y los emprendimientos culturales

Carlos Novoa

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Aug 19, 2015

Would a Women's Club Break the Hegemony of the Men's Club?

Maria Teresa Villanueva

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Aug 13, 2015

El arte de evaluar: 5 puntos que tendrán en cuenta los jurados de WeXchange para seleccionar el mejor Pitch

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Aug 12, 2015

Sports, theater, and circus arts ease at-risk youth into the workforce

Claudio Cortellese

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Aug 10, 2015

The Artisan Business Network Gearing Up for NY NOW

Nara Meli

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Carbon finance in Mexican households

In the Valley of Mexico and in Northern Baja California, residential water fixtures are typically inefficient, using about 40% more water and 25% more energy than more modern, water-saving devices available on the market. The MIF partnered with Camino Sabio Azul to achieve economic savings for low-income residents through reduced water usage by implementing water- and energy-saving devices using financing from carbon credits.

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