Tag Archive: Impact Investing

Multimedia: Philanthropy in the New Economy

On a TalkPoverty radio interview, Clara Miller discusses why “business as usual” is no longer an option.

Field Notes: ‘An Authentic Human Ecology’

Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change puts forth a vision of an economy that is familiar to the impact investing community.

Thinking On: Why Impact Investing Wins the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Ian Magee applies the classic game theory problem to the world of responsible investing and finds it's better to cooperate than to take advantage of each other.

Field Notes: Impact Funds and Financial Returns

Analysis by Cambridge Associates and Global Impact Investing Network shows that impact funds give returns similar to funds that only aim for profits.

Field Notes: A Focus on ‘Building Healthy Organizations’

The Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker discusses the evolution of the foundation and its new thinking on using operating support to bolster organizations.

Field Notes: Eyes on the Horizon, the Impact Investor Survey

GIIN and J.P. Morgan have teamed up again to produce their fifth annual global impact investor survey.

Multimedia: Measuring & Expanding Success

In this video, Brooke Finn and Maggie Grieve explain how Success Measures helps organizations measure impact to guide improvements.

Multimedia: Enterprise-Level Intel for Social Change

Four enterprise-data experts discuss the possibilities opened up by applying for-profit strategies and tools to gather information in social change settings.

Multimedia: The Power of Small Data

Liz Luckett, the Pershing Square Foundation‘s director of impact investing, explains what small data is, and when and why it can be so powerful.

Field Notes: Impact and Risk

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