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Feb 13, 2014

Multimedia: The Finance-Impact Data Spectrum

Annie Donovan, CEO of Coop Metrics discusses the difference between collecting financial and impact data, the two ends of the spectrum in impact data collection, and a model of the ideal.

Feb 15, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing in Social and Financial Returns

In this issue, we have more thinking on jobs data, the erosion of the American Dream, insecurity over inequality, and impact investing.

Feb 22, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Great Wealth Divide

In this issue, we have new thinking on the minimum wage, inequality, the trajectory of philanthropy, and the Dalai Lama talks free enterprise.

Mar 1, 2014

In Case You Missed It: The Business of Low-Wage Work

In this issue, thinking on corporations’ relationship to the state and taxes, impact investing’s promise and the utility of raising the minimum wage.

Mar 6, 2014

Field Notes: Bolder, Better Philanthropy

Today we’re reading about recent thought on the philanthropic sector.

Mar 8, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Working Any Which Way You Can

In this issue, we have new thinking on the job market, innovations in the social sector, overhauling taxes, and the decline of American exceptionalism.

Mar 11, 2014

Field Notes: Women in Poverty

International Women’s Day kicks off a month of worldwide discussion so we’re digging into female poverty in the United States and investing with a gender lens.

Mar 14, 2014

Thinking On: Scaling Impact, Evidence Is Not Enough

Heron Fellow Rodney Christopher asks philanthropists and nonprofits: Are we focusing enough on enterprise when we seek to increase the impact of evidence-based programs?

Mar 15, 2014

In Case You Missed It: Investing & Giving for Good

In this issue, there is thinking on philanthropy and impact investing, another job market check up, and the big bank debate and subprime lending.

Mar 18, 2014

Field Notes: Impact Investing's Potential

A few updates in the impact investing space.