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Impact Investing

 

Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Coming Together with Purpose

How to make convenings that matter.

By Anna Muoio & Noah Rimland Flower | 2 | Jun. 27, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Aligning Interests in Impact Investing

If we want to develop a new industry, alignment of interests is critical for long-term success.

By Daniel Izzo | Jun. 13, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing in the Middle East: What Next?

Impact investment opportunities could arise across the MENA region with the proper incentives and regulatory framework.

By Jamil Wyne & Yehia Houry | Jun. 6, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Not Ideas About the Thing but the Thing Itself

Real assets can have real environmental impact and are ideal investments for young people with new wealth.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 5 | Jun. 4, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Impact Investing: New Enterprises and Collaborations

A report from the Investors’ Circle conference.

By Jenna Nicholas | 2 | May. 21, 2013
 

Health

Big Business and Healthcare: It’s Not About the Money

A global study of healthcare social enterprises shows that partnerships, not investment, are the key to healthcare innovation and new markets.

By Andy Thornton | May. 16, 2013
 
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Impact Investing

Making the Case for Intervention

The Social Impact Bond model puts evidence and outcomes measurement at the heart of contracting.

By Alisa Helbitz & Emily Bolton | 1 | Apr. 25, 2013
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Early Risks, Big Returns

Reconsidering what’s “investable” in impact investing.

By Paul Breloff | Mar. 27, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Defining Impact Investing: A Call to Action

It is time to clarify precisely what we mean by investing with the intent to create social and environmental impacts, and measuring our progress.

By Beth Sirull & Ben Thornley | Feb. 27, 2013
 
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Government

Building a Social Investment Market by Design

The work of the Social Innovation Fund should provide inspiration to governments looking to drive social investment at home.

By Jenny North | 4 | Feb. 7, 2013