Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 
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Out of London and New York

One of 16 special essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.

 

Standing with the Poor

One of 16 special essays on how the field of social innovation has evolved and what challenges remain ahead.

 
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Closing the Pioneer Gap

More money than ever is flowing into impact investing, yet many social entrepreneurs creating companies that serve the poor still find it difficult to raise capital.

 
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Complete Capital

We need integrated solutions, not just investment capital, to address social problems.

 
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Climate Science as Culture War

The public debate around climate change is no longer about science—it’s about values, culture, and ideology.

 
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Creating Value Through Uncommon Alliances

The US State Department is redefining diplomacy and development.

 

A GPS for Social Impact

Root Capital and Acumen Fund propose a system for program evaluation that is akin to GPS.

 
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Greenbacks for Green Projects

Green bonds have come to the United States.

 

Big Society Capital Marks a Paradigm Shift

How the UK’s social investment bank will harness entrepreneurship and capital to solve societal problems.

 

Elizabeth Littlefield

Elizabeth Littlefield heads up OPIC, a federal agency that helps steer billions of dollars of private investment capital to developing countries.

By Johanna Mair | Summer 2012