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Impact Investing

The Next Great Frontier of Impact Investing

A framework to make impact investing appealing to institutional investors and accessible to international nonprofits.

By Manuel Lewin & Brian Smith | 2 | Jul. 29, 2014
 

Foundations

Taking Impact Investing and Accounting Full Tilt

More foundations are deploying a full range of financial investment vehicles to yield positive social and financial returns, and using new tools to track impact data.

By Clara Miller & Jean Rogers | 1 | Jul. 18, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Letting Loose the Crazy Uncle

A new report explains how the financial services industry can better harness impact investing to serve client demand.

By William Burckart | 1 | Jun. 26, 2014
 

From The Field

Building Local Currency

Three lessons from successful advocacy projects in the Global South.

 

Nonprofit Management

Lessons from the Transformative Scale Series

We really can achieve impact at a scale that solves problems.

By Jeff Bradach | 2 | Jun. 19, 2014
 

Business

The Power of Profit in Advancing Systemic Change

Commercial platforms offer powerful avenues for solving social problems on a large scale.

By Michael Chu | 5 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Mission-Driven Returns

Two new case studies reveal practical lessons about successful philanthropic impact investing.

 

Impact Investing

Social Impact Bonds: From Concept to Reality

Presented by Tracy Palandjian & Sam Schaeffer | Jun. 4, 2014
 

Business

Direct Public Offerings for Healthy Communities

Dysfunctional public and private capital markets benefit traders, speculators, and financiers more than companies and communities; direct public offerings provide a capital funding solution that benefits everyone.

By John Katovich | May. 23, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Combatting Burnout in Nonprofit Leaders

Supporting the personal well-being of nonprofit leaders is critical to the success of effective organizations, and grantmakers can help.

By Lori Bartczak | 1 | May. 21, 2014