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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 
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.

 

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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
 

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 | 6 | Dec. 16, 2014
 

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So You Want to Invest to Make Impact?

Then stop insisting on market rate returns.

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

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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