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Impact Investing for Social Justice: Looking Back and Moving Forward

3BL Media

Like so many impact investors, we’ve hit an inflection point. For several years, our Foundation has taken steps to explore the terrain of impact investing, steadily learning how to complement and enhance our work to move toward positive value in this world.

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Advancing Health Equity Through Impact Investing

3BL Media

Ken Gustavsen, executive director, Social Business Innovation, and impact investing portfolio manager, offers three lessons on helping advance global health goals. Executive director, Social Business Innovation, and impact investing portfolio manager. Impact investing.

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Anatomy of an impact investment: Comcast’s partnership with Inclusiv

GreenBiz

Treasury resources are a largely untapped source of capital for social impact investments and can significantly expand the reach and capabilities of community finance organizations

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A human rights approach in impact investing

Impact Alpha

The post A human rights approach in impact investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Democracy and Power exclude from paywall Human Rights Impact Voices Inclusive Economy

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The Week in Impact Investing: Catalytic

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ? Impact signals. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Catalytic appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Venture capital plowed $70.1 billion into climate startups last year, up 89% over 2021. Off-grid energy.

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Next Year in Impact Investing: Abundance

Impact Alpha

The post Next Year in Impact Investing: Abundance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Dec. 23 – “Americans will always do the right thing, after they have tried everything else,” as Winston Churchill (may have) once said.

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The Week in impact investing: Deploy

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ? That’s why, like many Agents of Impact, The post The Week in impact investing: Deploy appeared first on ImpactAlpha. The buildout. Optimism may not be self-fulfilling, but pessimism surely is.

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Impact Investing Passes $1 Trillion for First Time: Report

ESG Today

Impact investing assets under management worldwide have reached $1.164 trillion, according to an estimate in a new report by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), surpassing the trillion-dollar mark for the first time.

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The Social Impact Investment Mirage

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Last year, our social impact startup hit a milestone that eludes 96 percent of female founders: we hit one million dollars in revenue. In our first six years we succeeded not only in raising venture funding but also in hitting that elusive revenue target and tripling our impact.

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GIIN Report: Impact Investing Market Tops $1.1 Trillion

Environment + Energy Leader

The post GIIN Report: Impact Investing Market Tops $1.1 Green Bonds and corporate sustainability efforts are helping increase the use of the financial tools. Trillion appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management

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The Week in Impact Investing: Words

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?️ The post The Week in Impact Investing: Words appeared first on ImpactAlpha. In a word. Each week, we select a word or phrase to tie together the news, capture the. The Brief

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The Week in impact investing: Stakes

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in impact investing: Stakes appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Taking a stake. A stake can be a marker, a source of support or a tether. Or something that. The Brief

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19 Important Sustainability Events, Social Entrepreneurship Events and Impact Investing Events(2023)

Causeartist: Sustainable Technology

As the name suggests, these Sustainability events, Social Entrepreneurship events and Impact Investing events were created with the aim of bringing together individuals and organizations to discuss ways to create positive social change.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Deliver

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! The post The Week in Impact Investing: Deliver appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Take a moment to thank a vet on this Veterans Day. ?? Unfinished business. We launched The Brief the.

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ESG Is Not Impact Investing and Impact Investing Is Not ESG

Stanford Social Innovation Review

If you find yourself using the terms ESG and impact investing interchangeably, you’re not alone. Thus, while ESG was ushered in by the public sector, impact investing evolved through efforts by the private sector. Impact investing is a strategy.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Governance 

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Governance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Fallout. Given how high it rose and how far it fell, it’s no surprise that some names familiar.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Tradeoffs

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The idea that impact investors must give up financial return in exchange for impact is a. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Tradeoffs appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Opportunity costs.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Transacting

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Transacting appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Give and take. The vibe at this week’s SOCAP conference in San Francisco: Let’s get it done.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Credit

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?Ground The post The Week in Impact Investing: Credit appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Ground truth. As delegates headed to Davos this week to talk climate and collaboration, The New York Times reported from Ecuador on.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Swagger

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Swagger appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Fake it ‘til you make it. When ImpactAlpha launched The Brief five years ago, skeptics scoffed there weren’t.

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The Brief: Next Year in Impact Investing: Abundance

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! The post The Brief: Next Year in Impact Investing: Abundance appeared first on ImpactAlpha. You deserve a break. And we do, too. ImpactAlpha is OoO next week (we’ve scheduled a few special treats.

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Overheard at the GIIN: As impact investing assets cross $1 trillion, investors eye a larger opportunity

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, October 13 – – Impact investing assets under management surpassed $1 trillion as funds, foundations, development finance agencies and other investors have sought. Catalytic Capital Corporate Impact Frontier and Growth Markets Impact Investing Impact Management

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The Week in Impact Investing: Reality Check

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Reality Check appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Cognitive lag. This is no time to go wobbly, as former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher said in.

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The Week in impact investing: Gateways

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! The post The Week in impact investing: Gateways appeared first on ImpactAlpha. We’re taking a Brief break for Monday’s U.S. holiday. We’ll be back in your inbox on Tuesday, Oct. The Brief

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The Week in Impact Investing: Volatility

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! The Week in Impact Investing: Volatility ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Volatility appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Ups and downs. Gas started flowing to Europe again this week. Stock.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Proximity

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ? Impact investors gathered at the Mission Investors Exchange conference in Baltimore this week to regroup and. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Proximity appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Ground up.

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AllianceBernstein: Municipal Impact Investing - Bonds That Transform Our Communities

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Marc Uy | Portfolio Manager—Municipal Impact Larry Bellinger, CFA | Director—Municipal Credit Research. Larry Bellinger: As impact investors, we certainly start with credit fundamental research. So hopefully, going forward, we'll see more investments.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Bridges

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Bridges appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Mind the gaps. There is a tendency to overestimate change in the short term and underestimate it in.

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The Week in impact investing: Forward

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? In an earlier era, it may have felt satisfying to tear down so-called ESG investing. The post The Week in impact investing: Forward appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Step by step.

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How treasurers can lead their company’s impact investing

GreenBiz

How treasurers can lead their company’s impact investing. When you think about who makes the greatest social and environmental impact with corporate dollars, you probably think of the head of ESG or the chief investment officer, not the treasurer. Finance & Investing.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Stepping Up

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? BlackRock got the headlines it likely wanted from its rebuttal to attorneys general in 19 states, The post The Week in Impact Investing: Stepping Up appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Material matters.

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A human-centered approach for impact investing in climate action

Impact Alpha

Yet, as the newest IPCC report makes clear, unequal climate impacts are. The post A human-centered approach for impact investing in climate action appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Climate Finance Impact Investing Impact Voices Return on Inclusion The Reconstruction

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The Week in impact investing: Workers

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ??? The post The Week in impact investing: Workers appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Reimagining labor. Before they became a scapegoat for inflation, U.S. workers were enjoying a long overdue revival.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Risky Business

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Risky Business appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Playing offense. The White House this week rolled out a strategy to develop “natural capital accounts” that reflect the value.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Talent

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? Investors and operators are coming to understand the risks and opportunities around climate and impact. The post The Week in Impact Investing: Talent appeared first on ImpactAlpha. X factor.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Reset

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? A month ago, The post The Week in Impact Investing: Reset appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Great expectations. When it comes to the zeitgeist, it’s best not to get too attached.

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What OpenAI’s new chatbot knows about impact investing

Impact Alpha

5 – You may be pleased to learn that our new artificial-intelligence overlords are hip to impact investing. The post What OpenAI’s new chatbot knows about impact investing appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Blockchain/AI/IoT Impact Investing

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The Week in impact investing: Market-making

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? Guaranteed impact. The post The Week in impact investing: Market-making appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Markets aren’t perfect, but they’re not stupid (h/t MacArthur Foundation’s Debra Schwartz). Fix the reasons capital.

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The Week in impact investing: New Voices

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in impact investing: New Voices appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Proximate solutions. On issues from climate to inclusive economic growth, new voices are a source of fresh solutions.

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How impact investments are helping build healthy communities

Impact Alpha

The post How impact investments are helping build healthy communities appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Catalytic Capital Community Finance exclude from paywall Impact Voices Inclusive Economy Locavesting Muni Impact Return on Inclusion Sponsored

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SDG mapping is not impact investing, says GIIN CEO

Environmental Finance

Investors that retrospectively tag assets for 'alignment' with UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are not impact investors and produce "impact by coincidence", said the CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN

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The Week in Impact Investing: Arsenal

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ??? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Arsenal appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Counter-offensive. In his trenchant piece this week on solutions to homelessness in Los Angeles, Daniel Heimpel summoned the.

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The Week in Impact Investing: Deflation

Impact Alpha

TGIF, Agents of Impact! ?? The post The Week in Impact Investing: Deflation appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Cost curves. The green premium is giving way to the green discount. Calling the proposed $369 billion energy.