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Socially responsible investing that produces triple bottom line results

 
SSIR blogger Randall Kempner is executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of organizations that propel social entrepreneurship in emerging markets.

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Entrepreneurial Solutions to Poverty

The executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs makes the case for investing in small and growing businesses.

By Randall Kempner | Nov. 14, 2012
 

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Impact Investing Grows Up

The impact investing field is maturing as leaders of social innovation reflect on their experiences and research.

By Eric Nee | Nov. 14, 2012
 
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Blazing New Paths For Social Impact

As the impact investing landscape becomes more fertile, how do we stay focused on the forest before the trees, considering ROI in the context of problems we wish to solve?

By Antony Bugg-Levine | 1 | Oct. 31, 2012
 
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Sparking Impact Investing through GIIRS

The Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) has been created to change investor behavior and unlock sidelined investment capital.

By Beth Richardson | 2 | Oct. 24, 2012
 

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Using the Right Tools

Impact investors must build consensus around standards and best practices.

By Beth Busenhart | Oct. 18, 2012
 

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Why IRIS?

The second in a four-part series on impact investing and the role of metrics.

By Sarah Gelfand | Oct. 10, 2012
 
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Protecting and Monitoring Impact as an Investor: Part II

Tactics and tools for monitoring impact investments.

By Brian Axelrad | Oct. 5, 2012
 
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Protecting and Monitoring Impact as an Investor: Part I

Tactics for negotiating the terms of an impact investment.

By Brian Axelrad | Oct. 4, 2012
 

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Impact Investing’s Three Measurement Tools

IRIS, PULSE, and GIIRS may sound like alphabet soup, but a growing and dynamic industry needs all three measurement tools.

By Margot Brandenburg | 1 | Oct. 3, 2012
 

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Achieving Takeoff

Part VI in Omidyar Network’s case for a sector-based approach to impact investing.

By Matt Bannick & Paula Goldman | Oct. 2, 2012