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Where SRI (Socially Responsible Investing) Doesn’t Work

SRI activism works best when rewarding companies that care about being good, whose products sustain life rather than take it. In December, at…

Students Demand University Endowments Stop Investing in Fossil Fuel Stocks

A growing trend has college students demanding that their university endowment funds rid themselves of fossil fuel stocks. But are they right? Will…
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Can Socially Responsible Investments Push Our Economy Forward?

According to a new report more than one out of every nine dollars under professional management in the U.S. is invested today according…

Why a Major Private Equity Firm is Investing in Sustainability

KKR has embraced sustainability as a key strategic driver for enhancing shareholder value in its investment portfolio.
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Interview with HIP Investor CEO on the 3rd Anniversary of Their SRI Index

Last week HIP Investor celebrated the 3rd anniversary of its HIP 100 Index. Part of thegrowing Social Responsible Investing (SRI) market, this index…

Give Money, Get Impact, Save Taxes – the Power of Social Entrepreneurs for Your Portfolio

Can charitable $ be recycled? In the words of famed venture capitalist John Doerr of KP, can you “write one $10M check and…

Rooting Your Portfolio in Positive-Impact Farmland, Real Estate and Housing

As the world now has 7 billion people, what innovative approaches to housing, land and forestry are available to investors?

Interview: Jeff Stewart, Lenddo

Omidyar Network is a philanthropic investment firm started in 2004 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Since 2004, the firm has invested close to $500…

Interview: Ned Tozen, D.Light

D.Light is a company we've covered more than a few times here on 3p. In a nutshell, the company makes inexpensive, durable solar…

Venturing into Growth Industries with High-Impact Capital

How do impact investors spur long-term innovation? Through garage startups, which can also be sexy.

Interview: Matt Bannick, Managing Partner, Omidyar Network

TriplePundit's Nick Aster sits down with with Matt Bannick, Managing Partner for Omidyar Network to look for some perspective.

Loaning Your Money for Impact Can Also Generate Income

4 Fixed Income Investments to seek the potential for income & impact: Fixed-income mutual funds, Pooled loan funds, Microfinance funds, and Peer-to-peer loans.
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Impact Investing Goes Mainstream–Morgan Stanley Jumps on Board

Morgan Stanley makes its first foray into impact investing.

Where Does Your Cash Sleep at Night?

A HIP investor investigates their bank or credit union: how it functions, where customer funds are loaned or invested, how it can benefit…

How to Be Sustainable Across All Assets in Your Portfolio

A HIP investor can find human impact and profit potential in every type of investment. Formally, these are called asset classes, and you…