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The State of Social Enterprises in Sri Lanka

The term ‘Social Enterprise’ is relatively new to Sri Lanka, although the practice of employing business approaches and leveraging market mechanisms to address social problems has a long and distinguished history in the country, in the form of co-operatives, thrift societies, and welfare and…

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Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor

The Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor is a quarterly periodical of the Asian and Pacific Centre for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) that brings you up-to-date information on trends in technology transfer and development, technology policies, and new products and processes.

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ASEAN Social Enterprise Structuring Guide

Social entrepreneurship has grown significantly across Southeast Asia in recent years. We have seen the emergence of social entrepreneurs, who have stepped up to develop financially self-sustaining solutions to address social and environmental challenges in their communities.

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Digital and Virtual Currencies for Sustainable Development

Despite operating inefficiencies and security concerns, digital currencies are becoming a popular method of payment around the world. Digital currencies are not only the domain of developed nations. They also offer opportunities for developing countries pursuing sustainable development.

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Artificial Intelligence in Asia and the Pacific

Frontier technologies could have significant positive impact for society and the environment. For example, data suggest that improved application of information and communication technologies to smart grids and transportation will reduce carbon emissions by an estimated 4.5 billion tons by 2020.

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