Refugee Investment Resources for Investors and Entrepreneurs
The RIN is a hub of refugee investment-related knowledge, tools, and resources for investors and entrepreneurs alike. Below are tools and cutting-edge research from the RIN and other partners in the refugee investment field.
Financing Durable Solutions for Refugees and Forcibly Displaced People
This Earth Security Group report highlights the critical role that the private sector has to play in the success of sustainable solutions for forcibly displaced populations, empowering them and host communities to build a resilient future.
Quarterly Digest on Forced Displacement: First Issue
The World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) published the first issue of their Quarterly Digest, which shows how refugees, host communities, and countries of origin benefit from the interactions across the members of their respective communities.
RIN’s Co-Managing Director Tim Docking presents key insights from their recent COVID-19 Refugee Investment Ecosystem Survey, and is joined by three panelists with unique perspectives on the experiences and needs of refugee entrepreneurs in the U.S. at this moment.
Dr. Elizabeth Ferris on supporting the 80% of the world’s refugees who don’t live in camps. “As refugees lose even their tenuous informal jobs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting and supporting self-reliance of refugees seems like a pragmatic alternative.”
Breaking Down Barriers: Fintech Solutions for Refugees (Europe Focus)
This report from VillageCapital sheds light on the barriers that European fintechs face around working with refugee populations, and provides actionable recommendations for investors, financial institutions and government leaders to reduce these barriers to scale.
Enabling refugee integration and opportunity: A literature review
Commissioned by the RIN and developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit, this literature review draws on over 40 publicly-available reports to identify factors relevant to enabling or accelerating the integration of refugees into host communities.
Social entrepreneurship at the margins: Helping refugees, migrants, and human trafficking survivors reclaim their futures.
Report from Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship illustrates the clear and urgent need for bottom-up, enterprise level approaches, and highlights organizations that are already addressing these challenges in innovative ways.