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Micro-entrepreneurs are one of the most common jobs in developing countries, almost 93% of Small to Medium businesses are micro-enterprises. Glorified...

The governments in many countries have been nudging their citizens to move away from electricity guzzling incandescent bulbs to greener alternatives...

The truth about the efficiency of renewable energy boils down to one word: economics.

According to conventional wisdom, it has long been understood...

08.11.2017 , The Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)

The problem with fossil fuel subsidies

"According to reports from 2013(1) , outdoor air pollution is the most toxic environmental carcinogen, killing 6.5 million people every year, more...

Social enterprises are unique additions to our economic landscape. While they employ business principles to earn revenue and offset costs, their...

For far too long, the electricity debate has swirled around limited access, consumer theft and distribution companies’ losses. It is time the...

Solar lighting could reduce rural India’s dependence on kerosene, an unsafe fuel that also places a heavy subsidy burden on the government, a 2017...

The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its Energy Access Outlook 2017 report. At a high level, the point was that from 2000 to 2015,...

01.11.2017 , Daniel Waldron and Julie Zollmann

Flexible Finance: What Can We Learn from PAYGo Lenders?

Low-income families’ incomes are small, and can be erratic or lumpy as well. We know that there is a demand for more flexible financial services to...

Around the world, more than a billion people still lack access to electricity. This number is shrinking, down by one third since 2000, despite rising...