ComiCon for Socially-Minded Investors
Every year in early September, thousands of social finance geeks converge in San Francisco, California for what many would call the ComiCon for socially-minded investors: The Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP). From the four days spent at the conference, here is what I gathered:
HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY IS BEING USED TO TACKLE SLUM FIRES
PICTURE: World Vision Australia A fire detector which responds to rapid rises in heat rather than smoke and which automatically sends out alerts when it does so will be rolled out in a pilot program to help families living in the slums of Dhaka in Bangladesh.