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Impact Investing

The Evolution of Impact Investment in India

A look at the quantum growth trends and prevalent investment approach over the last 14 years.

By Nisha Dutt & Usha Ganesh | Aug. 11, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

Foundation-Owned Social Enterprises: A New Way Forward?

A novel impact investment model can help social enterprises and foundations generate a high social return on investment.

By Mike Miesen | 6 | Aug. 4, 2014
 

Impact Investing

The Next Great Frontier of Impact Investing

A framework to make impact investing appealing to institutional investors and accessible to international nonprofits.

By Manuel Lewin & Brian Smith | 2 | Jul. 29, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Building Impact Investment Readiness

A new approach to unlocking institutional investments globally.

By Gabriel A. Huppé | Jul. 24, 2014
 

Foundations

Taking Impact Investing and Accounting Full Tilt

More foundations are deploying a full range of financial investment vehicles to yield positive social and financial returns, and using new tools to track impact data.

By Clara Miller & Jean Rogers | 1 | Jul. 18, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Integrated Capital for Social Enterprises

To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.

By Don Shaffer | 7 | Jul. 17, 2014
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Three Transformative Business Sustainability Trends

Emerging trends that can re-shape standard business practices.

By Jeana Wirtenberg | Jul. 10, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Measurement for Small and Growing Businesses

A look at impact investor and capacity development provider measurement practices, and some innovative new approaches to metrics.

By Genevieve Edens & Saurabh Lall | 2 | Jul. 8, 2014
 

Business

Could Holding Companies Help Social Enterprise Scale Up?

A look at the benefits holding companies can offer social enterprises and how a trailblazing group in France is leading the way.

By Travis Hollingsworth | 2 | Jun. 26, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Letting Loose the Crazy Uncle

A new report explains how the financial services industry can better harness impact investing to serve client demand.

By William Burckart | 1 | Jun. 26, 2014