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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 

Developing a Global Marketplace for Social Services

Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

By Antara Ganguli | 5 | Dec. 16, 2014
 

Impact Investing

So You Want to Invest to Make Impact?

Then stop insisting on market rate returns.

By Bhagwan Chowdhry & Shaun Davies | Nov. 21, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

A new cross-sector study examines whether impact investing can make a difference to global conservation efforts.

 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 

Foundations

Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

A look at how one impact investor helps develop the talent that its portfolio organizations need to succeed.

By Sal Giambanco | 1 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Environment

Marshaling Investors for Clean Energy

By investing in clean energy, impact investors can become a powerful force for fighting climate change.

By Alicia Seiger | 2 | Oct. 15, 2014
 
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The G8 Task Force Report: Making Impact or Making Believe?

Impact investors need to acknowledge the importance of “investment impact” and develop effective tools for ascertaining it.

By Paul Brest | 6 | Oct. 6, 2014
 

Impact Investing: Time for New Terminology?

If we are to effectively grow the impact investing community, we need more clarity about what impact investing is—and isn’t.

By Kim Tan | 20 | Oct. 1, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy and Impact Investing—Stormy Seas, Rocky Shores

The middle ground between traditional philanthropic and commercial spaces is a continuum; we need to shift the dialogue from morals to tools.

 

Impact Investing

On Innovators and Pinballs

Five paths to scale in early-stage impact investing.

By Mike Kubzansky & Paul Breloff | 3 | Sep. 3, 2014