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May 3, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Impact Through the Looking Glass

In this issue, more thinking on poverty, prosperity and the role of capitalism, the trillion dollar opportunity for investing locally, and making accounting have impact.

May 1, 2014

Multimedia: The Plight of the Middle Class

On NPR, economic thinkers debate low wages, unemployment and options for restoring America’s middle class.

Apr 29, 2014

Field Notes: Scaling Impact

Today we’re reading about how enterprises can scale their impact through better principles and better conversation.

Apr 26, 2014

In Case You Missed It: A Whole New Shared World

In this issue, more responses to “Capital in the Twenty-First Century”, thoughts on the sharing economy, and putting a balance-sheet value on natural resources.

Apr 25, 2014

Multimedia: Clara Miller on Redefining Value

Heron’s president discusses leveraging markets to alleviate poverty, create jobs and build a resilient middle class.

Apr 24, 2014

Multimedia: Fusing Sectors through Patient Capital

Today we’re hearing from Acumen’s Jacqueline Novogratz on how “patient capital” can create sustainable jobs.

Apr 22, 2014

Field Notes: The Future of Impact

In philanthropy and impact investing today: a stock exchange milestone, why better data matters and the next generation of investors.

Apr 19, 2014

In Case You Missed It: May the Impact Be With You

In this issue, thoughts on impact investing, technology-eating low-wage jobs, the growth in contingency work, and being young and underemployed.

Apr 17, 2014

Multimedia: Financial Times on the Middle Class

Gideon Rachman and colleagues talk about the prospects of the middle class.

Apr 15, 2014

Field Notes: Impact and Risk

Today we’re hearing from others in the field on the tricky relationship between impact and risk.