#GlobalPOV=Doing Good Responsibly, Reports NextBillion
NextBillion, an initiative of the World Resources Institute’s Markets and Enterprise Program in partnership with the William Davidson Institute (WDI) at the University of Michigan, is a web forum for the community of business leaders, social entrepreneurs, NGOs, policy makers and academics who want to explore the connection between development and enterprise. NextBillion recently highlighted The #GlobalPOV Project as part of its “NexThought Monday” coverage:
Hardly a day goes by without the appearance of a new infographic related to some aspect of global poverty. It’s entirely too easy to waste a whole day’s work on browsing Pinterest or Tumblr for the newest variation on the pie chart. But the same way a tiny bit of awe can lodge the number of people living without access to formal financial services deep in your subconscious, these graphic narratives do the same for powerful, pertinent questions about poverty and development: Who do we view as poor? When and how does it become anyone’s responsibility to “do something” to help the poor? Can we shop to end poverty? Who profits from poverty?
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