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The role of microfinance for housing repair for low-income households in the United States
Ever since microfinance gained popularity in the United States in the early 1990s, American microfinance institutions (MFI) have been trying to figure out how microfinance fits in the American financial system. Initially, ...
The WeTest model of citizens’ integration to water management: designing a pilot of collaborative water monitoring
Water crisis is global and drives huge environmental, social and economic challenges. Human impact on water resources is established. Adaptive policies are attempts to renew water management practices in order to preserve ...
Exploring attitudes and behavioral intention of brazilian consumers towards fair trade and fair trade products
Global sales of FT products have been growing consistently in the last years. According to the FLO, they jumped from less than €1 billion in 2004 to around €5,5 billion in 2013. Although the movement is still beginning in ...
Distressed situation and renegotiation plan: a case study
This work presents a real case of a company in a distressed situation: PlywoodCo. The objective of this work is to understand why PlywoodCo. got in its current distressed situation and, based on that, propose a financial ...
Fatores de apoio ao empreendedorismo: um estudo comparativo entre Israel e o Brasil
Israel foi o país que mais cresceu em matéria de empreendedorismo desde sua concepção. Em seus quase 70 anos, a nação se tornou uma potência em matéria de inovação e tecnologia, em grande parte devido aos altos investimentos ...
Funding social sector activity in Brazil: a case study analysis of agency risk incidence and mitigation
Empresas e organizações sociais têm um papel cada vez mais importante no mercado brasileiro. Essas organizações - sejam elas com ou sem fins lucrativos –têm como objetivocausar um profundo e positivo impacto social.Ambas ...