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Acumen's Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz recently joined a panel of women business and philanthropy leaders at the Forbes Women's Summit to discuss the future of business.

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Acumens Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz recently joined a panel of women
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06/27/2017 at 17:07. Facebook
Always brightens the day when our Fellows stop by for a visit! Thanks for the laughs, Benje and Mario!
Always brightens the day when our Fellows stop by for a visit
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06/23/2017 at 17:52. Facebook
The latest installment of our off-grid energy series looks at how access to solar impacts the lives of rural Indians. One key finding of our research is that children with access to solar read more at night.
The latest installment of our offgrid energy series looks at how access

Measuring the Impact of Solar in Rural India

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06/20/2017. Facebook
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06/20/2017. Facebook
"Trends in technology and costs are all moving in the right direction, and I wholeheartedly believe that the global energy problem is solvable."
—Ned Tozun, Co-Founder of Acumen's investee D.light Design
Trends in technology and costs are all moving in the right direction

All Hands On Deck In Quest For Clean And Affordable Global Energy

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06/19/2017. Facebook
Across the world, more than 1 billion people still lack access to electricity. Here’s how we’re bringing the clean energy revolution to the poor: bit.ly/fuelfuture
Across the world more than 1 billion people still lack access to
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06/18/2017. Facebook
Happy Father's Day, from Acumen!
Happy Fathers Day from Acumen
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06/13/2017. Facebook
LIVE NOW: The #EYAcumenDebates just kicked off from London. Today's debate motion: "Are social entrepreneurs letting governments off the hook?"
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06/13/2017. Facebook
"Are social entrepreneurs letting governments off the hook?"

Follow today's debate live as leaders within the impact investment community discuss this question and more. The debate begins on EY's Facebook page at 1pm ET:

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"Are social entrepreneurs letting governments off the hook"
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06/07/2017. Facebook
70 million Pakistanis have no access to electricity. Acumen's investee Nizam Bijli is working to change that with affordable clean energy solutions.
Michelle Prior
Javier Barrezueta
Melissa Arostegui Calzada
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06/05/2017. Facebook
"Remember, your job is not to be perfect. It is only to be human. With flaws and frailties as well as strengths and the brilliance that is also part of our shared humanity."

Our Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz spoke to the graduating class of New England College last month, offering this message to the next generation of moral leaders.
Remember your job is not to be perfect It is only to

A Message to our Next Generation of Moral Leaders

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06/01/2017. Facebook
“I want to contribute to a better Pakistan. A Pakistan that we are proud of. A Pakistan that has a positive name in the world.”

Akbar Khan, employee of our investee Nizam Energy, went from an uncertain future to defining his path to bring #electricity to Pakistan’s poor:
I want to contribute to a better Pakistan A Pakistan that we

Bright Future: How One Man is Bringing Power to His Community

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05/31/2017. Facebook
"Climate change has left Pakistan among the most vulnerable nations."

Acumen's Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz recently visited our investee Nizam Bijli, a company that brings affordable solar electricity to some of Pakistan's communities that are most exposed to the effects of climate change.
"Climate change has left Pakistan among the most vulnerable nations"

Building a Resilient World

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05/25/2017. Facebook
Join us tonight in San Francisco for a fireside chat on social entrepreneurship with four Acumen Fellows!
Join us tonight in San Francisco for a fireside chat on social

May 25th at 6 p.m. PDT: Lessons on Social Entrepreneurship with Acumen Global Fellows

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05/24/2017. Facebook
Acumen Debates, in Collaboration with EY

Do impact investors need to compromise between financial and social returns?

Debaters: Greg Shell, Bain Capital Double Impact; Hilary Irby, Morgan Stanley’s Investing with Impact Initiative; Debra Schwartz, MacArthur Foundation, Sasha Dichter, Acumen

Moderator: Jon Shepard, EY
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John Johnson
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05/24/2017. Facebook
"Do impact investors need to compromise between financial and social returns?"

Join us here on Acumen's Facebook page at 6:30 pm EST for a livestream of the #EYAcumenDebates.
"Do impact investors need to compromise between financial and social returns"
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Acumen
05/22/2017. Facebook
When it comes to impact investments, are there tradeoffs between financial and social returns?

Join a panel of experts on Wednesday, May 24th at 6:30 pm EST as they discuss impact investing here on Facebook Live at Facebook.com/AcumenFund.

#EYAcumenDebates
When it comes to impact investments are there tradeoffs between financial and
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05/22/2017. Facebook
+Acumen has the largest free online course library for social change leaders. Check it out:
Acumen has the largest free online course library for social change leaders Check it out:

+Acumen: The World's School for Social Change

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05/19/2017. Facebook
26-year-old entrepreneur Manik Bhat is tackling the inefficiencies of the American healthcare system with his software company, Healthify, one of our first Acumen America investments.

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26yearold entrepreneur Manik Bhat is tackling the inefficiencies of the American