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May 17, 2014

In Case You Missed It: When It Isn't All About Philanthropy

In this issue, new thinking on impact investing and social enterprise, the dirty debates going on in philanthropy, and some good news about jobs.

May 10, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing With Your Values

In this issue, more thinking on work and the minimum wage debate, Thomas Piketty and the scrutiny of wealth, and the role of social investment.

May 8, 2014

Multimedia: Restoring Opportunity Through Education

Here’s Greg Duncan, author of Restoring Opportunity, on how reducing income inequality starts with better education.

May 7, 2014

Better Know a Deal: Nigeria Banks on the Ties That Bind

The country is part of a growing movement to entice expats to invest in their home areas to provide potentially vital new influxes of cash.

May 6, 2014

Field Notes: Impact Investing News

Today we’re tuning in to what’s new in the ever-evolving landscape of impact investing.

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.