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May 24, 2016

Field Notes: This Year in Impact Investing

This GIIN report, using data collected in the impact sector, finds that most investments perform as or better than expected.

May 21, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Social Investing New Think

In this issue, why nonprofits work better with overhead funding, the limits of ESG, the luck of success, the decline of unions and the over financialization of capitalism.

May 17, 2016

Soundbites: Fossil-Fuel Dependence and Poverty Tensions

The Center on Sustainable Investment's Nicolas Maennling joins Toni Johnson in discussing improving investment transparency in fossil-fuel dependent economies and how divestment affects poverty.

May 14, 2016

In Case You Missed It: The Upside-Down Money Universe

In this issue, troubling tax havens, a lending platform built on trust, the silly idea of universal income, the lost government job creator, and when the poor pay more.

May 13, 2016

Field Notes: Improving Job Quality for Caregivers

An aging population has raised employment projections for the home health care sector, but are these jobs any good?

May 11, 2016

Soundbites: Gender as a Screen for Public Equities

Toni Johnson joins Nia Global Solutions' Kristin Hull to discuss their use of gender lens investing and trends in the impact investing space.

May 8, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Finding the New Sharing Quotient

In this issue, discussion of tyranny, demographics today and the working class, the Cases and Buffets discuss philanthropy, and the fight over school funding.

May 6, 2016

Field Notes: The Need for Corporate Political Transparency

Heron joins colleagues in asking President Obama to require federal contractors to disclose meaningful information on political spending.

May 3, 2016

Nuts and Bolts: Transitioning Into Impact

A few key lessons Heron learned as we began the process of transforming our portfolio toward 100 percent impact.

Apr 30, 2016

Soundbites: The Trouble in Post-Coal Communities

In this podcast, the Northern Plains Resource Council's Teresa Erikson discusses the declining coal industry's impact on communities once dependent on their success.