Continued investment needed for economic growth

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In today’s world, a state’s economic growth demands investment in innovation and high-tech industries — especially for a natural resource-rich state like ours that must leverage our existing resource base to diversify our economy for the future. By Scott Meacham. Copyright © 2019, The Oklahoman.

3 Stories of Social and Climate Action in the Mediterranean

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Is it possible to create jobs , foster inclusive growth and promote social inclusion – all while tackling some of the most pressing issues of our time? .

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Fostering Migrant Entrepreneurship Incubation in Europe

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Migrant entrepreneurship is a way to not only integrate migrants in local economies but also to enhance the own country’s economic performance”. According to the Migration Policy Group, migrant entrepreneurship has received increasing attention from policy makers, stakeholders and scholars.

Syed Hasnain: Advocating for Refugee Rights and Equal Opportunities

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3 West African Startups Prove It’s Possible To Thrive In Uncertain Times

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From healthcare to education, agriculture, and engineering, meet the resilient entrepreneurs who are creating a positive impact on their local communities as well as national economies and contributing to the country’s post-pandemic economic recovery during these incredibly tough times. .

The New Economy Starts with Gender Inclusive Programs

Impact Hub

Women are already experiencing the economic and social consequences of the pandemic. Their capacity to absorb economic shocks is therefore less than that of men.” Gender inequality is a global problem.

Companies will be more sustainable after COVID-19 I

Impact Hub

Impact Hubs have also made available aid to economically fragile members, information on specific state aid has been provided and collections have been made for the most affected entrepreneurs, groups, and companies. How has COVID-19 affected the purpose and modus operandi of companies?

Monica Moldovan: Supporting Seniors’ Entrepreneurship

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Impact Hub and UNDP collaborate to support social entrepreneurship policy development in Jordan

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Africa & Middle East Press releases SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDGs Social innovation

What Will Workplaces Look Like After The Pandemic?

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Turning it Around through Green and Circular Innovation in Health

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Innovation Hubs for More Diverse and Inclusive Cities

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Entrepreneurs are not only reinventing the future through innovative solutions, but they are also positively impacting the present by playing a role in creating decent work opportunities and economic growth.

Next steps in social entrepreneurship policy development in Jordan

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Africa & Middle East Press releases SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDGs Social innovation

What the Pact for Impact Summit can Teach us about Measuring Success

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With burning fires in Australia to rising international tensions and now a pandemic, moving to a more sustainable political and economic system is more critical and more urgent than ever before. In 2019, we saw a proliferation of protest movements around the world.

9 Ventures Forming the Future of Fashion

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Europe North America Programs SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production SDG 13 - Climate Action SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure SDGs Social innovation america Fashion innovation SustainabilityOver 80 million* people are employed globally in the fashion industry, and yet many of them are at risk of exploitation and unsafe working conditions.

Insights into Best Practices in Pandemic Response for Social Entrepreneurs in Africa

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When we were asked to join and collaborate with 39 global (impact) organizations to launch the World Economic Forum COVID-19 Response Alliance for Social Entrepreneurs , we immediately saw this as an opportunity to shape the new economy with exciting partners.

Forget Presidential Politics: Here’s How We Create Jobs — And How You Can Help

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growth to other developed countries, “It isn’t difficult to be the least dirty shirt in the hamper these days.” Nevertheless, there are literally thousands of other examples scattered around the country, each of which grew from a founder or two with an idea to a successful growth company employing scores, hundreds or even thousands of skilled employees, with the attendant benefits to the local and national economy.

Impact Hub Honolulu Is Growing In Hawaii

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We have hosted 250+ events with a diverse range of focus: Business development (like our Monthly Hawaii Freelancer’s Network ) and Finance ; Personal growth, like wellness , and mindfulness programming; Film (with our Hawaii Filmmakers Showcase and our partnership with IndieLens); Art including our ImpactART series , which gives local artists work and gallery space); Sustainability education and more general education. …

Press Release: Impact Hub Joins Pact for Impact Summit 2019

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Impact Hub Executive Director, Gabriela Gandel will be featured as a panelist to share Impact Hub’s commitment to social and economic growth. At the conclusion of the event, there will be a signing of a Manifesto , including voluntary and concrete commitments in future months to improve the contribution of Social and Inclusive Economy to economic, social and human development in the world.

How Madrid Promotes Female Entrepreneurship

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Impacting world hunger via SMS

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Africa & Middle East All SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure Social innovation innovationAs part of Impact Hub and WWF’s ‘Join Forces for the Climate’ campaign, we had a chance to speak to Roger Akayesi, Communications & Marketing Lead at Ignitia. This venture is the world’s first and most accurate tropical weather forecasting company.

industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation

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Industry and university collaboration produces groundbreaking research and innovation that solves complex problems, drives economic growth, and creates a more skilled workforce. The post industry and university collaboration: how partnership drives innovation appeared first on VentureWell. Faculty I&E Ecosystems entrepreneurial mindset National Science Foundation

expanding equity in STEM innovation: showcasing female founders of color

Venture Well

Innovation and entrepreneurship are fundamental drivers of economic growth.

How To Grow Your Economy. Build It, Don’t Buy It!

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Building Startup Communities is the Way to Economic Growth and Recovery. And yet, our economic policies espoused by governments and traditional economic development approaches continue to focus on attracting big businesses. Fewer startups leads to less productivity growth.

2019 State of Coworking: Over 2 Million Coworking Space Members Expected

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The market for coworking spaces has undergone remarkable growth in the last couple of years and continues to flourish to this day. And new questions are being asked: what if economic growth slows and a new financial crisis emerges? Locations in megacities, however, seem to have reached the limits regarding their size. Who would profit and who would lose?

Navigating the Stages of Community Growth

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Despite suffering significant economic loss which spawns a culture of grim survival, a growing number of communities are beginning to break free of the past in an unexpected comeback. Taking local institutional leaders by surprise, rapid economic and cultural transformation is occurring in unlikely places, often led by strange grassroots groups of creatives and non-traditional entrepreneurs. A new model for economic development. A community growth pattern.

Rallying for rural entrepreneurship: addressing the challenges that face rural small businesses

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During my tenure with the local University I worked with economic developers all across Iowa, from Sioux City to Davenport and a great many small but mighty communities in-between: Grinnell, Parkersburg, Webster City and Lamoni to name a few.

A Meeting of Unreasonable Minds

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His vision for the UTS and its growth is rooted in his original “a-ha moment” and what he sees as the fundamental difference between his compatriots as well as regional contemporaries and notable change-makers throughout the world. “I’m

Supporting Entrepreneurs Wherever They Are, Including Prison

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Utilizing our network’s privilege in order to drive personal and economic growth for people with criminal histories allows us to drive a meaningful impact and provide a ray of hope.

Our Economy Measures Success with the Wrong Metrics. Here is How We Should Measure Successful Economic Development

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A collection of people organized toward achieving shared economic goals is a “business.” If we want to know if a city, state, or nation is thriving we measure their entire economic output and divide it among their population. By Enoch Elwell.

FINALISTS IN BEN FRANKLIN’S NWPA BIG IDEA CONTEST ANNOUNCED!

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

American PreCast Industries , located in Clarion, is focused on innovative, cost effective products to meet the economic pressures from COVID-19 while stimulating regional economic growth.

Raising Awareness about Entrepreneurship as an Economic Development Strategy

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“Communities seeking to grow their economy need to understand the impact entrepreneurship and small business play in economic growth.” — Grow Your Own: Entrepreneurship-based Economic Development for Local Communities, Dell Gines, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

5 Questions with Dr. Roshawnna Novellus

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EnrichHER’s investment platform is fueling the growth of women business by enabling female founders to secure capital in an affordable and non-dilutive way. Dr. Novellus is a gender equality advocate who believes in economic empowerment and inclusive economic growth.

Innovation Policy and the Economy: Some New Research

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The Spatial Mismatch between Innovation and Joblessness (Glaeser/Hausman): Ed Glaeser is considered one of the leading “gurus” on regional economics and innovation. The Changing Structure of American Innovation: Some Cautionary Remarks for Economic Growth (Arora, Belenzon, Pattaconi and Suh): This paper describes a critical divide in American innovation. Universities have stepped in to fill the research void, but this division does not bode well for economic growth.

Doyobi, a Singapore-based edtech startup focused on teachers, gets $2.8M seed

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Though many governments understand the importance of STEM skills for economic growth, many are struggling to incorporate them into their curriculums, he added. The edtech boom has focused primarily on students, but teachers are learners, too.

Cities Championing and Expanding Awareness of Entrepreneurship

Ecosystem Builder Hub

Research shows that entrepreneurs and young companies are the key drivers of economic growth. They need to understand why entrepreneurship is critical for economically thriving communities.

BLIND TIGER SWEEPS BEN FRANKLIN’S $50,000 BIG IDEA CONTEST

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

American Precast Industries , located in Clarion, is focused on innovative, cost effective products to meet the economic pressures from COVID-19 while stimulating regional economic growth.