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Philanthropy

Broadening the Aperture of Measurement

What research can and does tell us about unconditional cash transfers.

By Jeremy Shapiro & Johannes Haushofer | 1 | Mar. 26, 2014
 

Socially Responsible Business

Corporate Impact Venturing: A New Path to Sustainability

A new report highlights the power of venture capital to source sustainable business innovations.

By Maximilian Martin | Mar. 18, 2014
 

Government

Innovation to Impact: Obama’s Social Innovation Fund at Four

Progress, pitfalls, and what lies ahead.

By Michael Smith | 1 | Mar. 3, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Attracting the Right Financing for First-Stage Scaling

Growing social enterprises from incubation to first-stage scaling opens up the need to attract different types of investments. The last of a three-part series.

 

Philanthropy

The Re-Emerging Art of Funding Innovation

By Gabriel Kasper & Justin Marcoux | 9 | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Pathways to Scale for a Place-Based Funder

By Katie Merrow | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Cameron Conaway: Knowing When to “Tap Out” of the Fight

Featuring Ned Breslin & Cameron Conaway | Feb. 10, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Leveraging Expertise Across Asset Classes for Institutional Impact

TIAA-CREF traces its social impact investing to the mid-1980s when it invested in affordable housing for low- and moderate-income communities in New York.

By Amy M. O'Brien | Jan. 27, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Creating a Future Impact Investing Strategy

From 2008-2012 the US government’s Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) supported $2.4 billion in impact investments.

 

Impact Investing

Enhancing Financial Returns by Targeting Social Impact

The World Bank Group’s IFC has seen a strong correlation between investments that do well financially and those that perform well socially and environmentally.

By Gavin E.R. Wilson | 1 | Jan. 13, 2014