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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
 

Urban Development

An Absorbing Problem

By Ben Hecht | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Social Innovation: A Bi-Partisan Bright Spot

The White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation enjoys broad, bi-partisan support; in the wake of midterm elections, its work is more important than ever.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | Nov. 14, 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
 

Business

Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact

How corporate venture capital investors can work with traditional VC investors to nurture entrepreneurs and more space for impact investment.

By Amanda Feldman & Charmian Love | Oct. 17, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

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
 

Nonprofit Management

Is Something Better than Nothing?

Mission-driven organizations would do well to remember that they become the company they keep, and to take care in choosing the right collaborators.

 

Philanthropy

Passing the Torch on Impact Investing

An introduction to the recently released book New Frontiers of Philanthropy.

By William Burckart | Sep. 3, 2014