Impact Investing

Impact investments are financial investments made with the intent to produce not only a financial return, but also social and environmental impact.

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Aligning the Head, Heart and Wallet: How Millennials and Women Drive Impact Investment

Future 500's Shilpi Chhotray explains how millenials and women are driving global impact investment.
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Big Endowments Are Divesting: Are You?

The divestment train has left the station. It’s hard to pass a headline that doesn’t include the words 'divestment' and 'foundation' in the…
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Helping Millennials Succeed WIth Homewise

A look at the Homewise program and how it is helps young people and families understand financial literacy and be successful at first…
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SOCAP 14 Interview: Marissa Feinberg, Impact HUB NYC

Marissa Feinberg talks about Impact HUB New York, a co-working space founded on a social enterprise mission. She also talks about how the…
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SOCAP14 Interview: Scott Anderson, Nextbillion.net

Scott Anderson is managing editor of Nextbillion.net. In this clip Scott talks about his experience at SOCAP14 and the state of social enterprise…
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SOCAP14 Interview: Will Poole, Unitus Seed Fund

Will Poole is the co-founder of Unitus Seed Fund, a $20 million fund based in Bangalore and Seattle that invests in startups serving…
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G8 Report: Impact Investing Is the ‘Invisible Heart’ of Markets

Impacting investments that aim to realize social and environmental good are rising rapidly and could restore flagging faith in markets, banks and governments,…
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SOCAP14 Interview: Impact HUB Tokyo

I had a chance to get to know Shingo Potier de la Morandière, co-founder of Impact HUB Tokyo, at Socap14 last week. We…
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SOCAP14 Interview: Paula Goldman, Omidyar Network

What exactly is "impact investing"? Paula Goldman is Senior Director, Knowledge & Advocacy for Omidyar Network and, according to her, it's a type…
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A Young Filmmaker’s Journey to Change the World

From helping the poor to getting money out of politics: A young filmmaker’s journey to change the world. Award-winner Holly Mosher discussed her…
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Coconuts and Sustainable Development: Adding Value to a Wasted Resource

Researchers-turned-entrepreneurs, such as the founders of Essentium Materials, see tremendous value in using coconut husks to produce a variety of products, while providing…
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Millennials on a Mission with Nexus

Brian Weinberg describes the global organizing of millennials taking place through Nexus and its focus on bringing young people of wealth and social…
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Where’s the Community Accountability in Impact Investing?

The concept of impact investment -- which has the explicit purpose of supporting economic and community development -- is receiving a growing amount…
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A Millennial’s Letter to Financial Services Industry

As millennials we want our work to have meaning for ourselves and the world, and we place a higher value on consumer goods…
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Millennials are Changing the Investment Conversation

Amidst all the talk about the trillions of dollars in wealth transfer and flood of stats coming out about millennials, I thought I'd…