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SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact investing and the Role of Family Offices

Five steps family offices can take to engage in impact investing.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Fueling Financial Innovation in the Middle East

Getting social entrepreneurs in Arab countries to take bigger risks in financing for scale may require that they put more skin in the game.

By Teresa Chahine & Zeina Farhat | 1 | Jan. 16, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Financial Disruption and Giving Back from the Start

New financial tech companies need to adopt a shared value or triple-bottom-line approach.

By Mollie West & Andy Posner | 1 | Jan. 13, 2015
 

Seasonal Planning Disorder? Take a Hike!

Nature can offer organizations new insights on risk and resilience, and inform both short- and long-term strategy.

By Katherine Collins | Jan. 9, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

The Rise of Social Stock Exchanges

A new, innovative platform is helping more investors support social enterprises.

By Bandini Chhichhia | 12 | Jan. 8, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Do Impact Investors Expect Too Much?

The history of microfinance shows how far off-mission social enterprise can go under the weight of massive investment.

 

Impact Investing

Next-Generation Social Impact Bonds

How financial engineering can improve SIBs, convert greed to good, and spur social investments worldwide.

By Jasper Kim | 11 | Dec. 29, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Impact Bonds: A Scalable Solution to Sustainable Fisheries?

We need to move beyond donor funding and mobilize private capital to finance performance-based conservation.

By Steve Schmida | 2 | Dec. 26, 2014
 

Business

The Gender Accelerator

Are startup accelerators the future for women and girls?

By Katie Drasser & Vanessa Valenti | Dec. 23, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

What’s in a Name?

The case for cohesive and effective social enterprise messaging.

By Carla Javits | 2 | Dec. 22, 2014