Public Toilet Disaster in Dhaka

This story originally appeared in the September 2011 edition of the Searchlight South Asia newsletter created by Intellecap for the Rockefeller Foundation. By Carlin Carr Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka exhibits South Asia’s rapid urbanization in its most frenzied state. With over 14 million residents and more than one million commuters to the city every day, Dhaka is […]

Trade-offs between return, risk and social impact

Conventional investors talk about the trade-off between risk and return.  An investment that is riskier than another is expected to provide a higher return.  A portfolio combines higher returning investments with others that generate a lower yield according to the…

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Welcome to Money Spent Well.  Money Spent Well is a resource for individual investors and social entrepreneurs with the goal of increasing the amount of investment capital that flows into social business ventures that seek to solve some of the…