Impact Investing

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Soundbites: Moving Toward A Net Contribution Framework

In this podcast, Mission OutLoud's Toni Johnson and Heron's Dana Bezerra discuss how assessing a company's broader impacts serves a more specific mission.

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Soundbites: Investing in Your Own Backyard

The Heron Foundation’s Toni Johnson discusses building communities and growing small businesses with Jennifer Pryce of the Calvert Foundation.

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Multimedia: From Social Program to Social Enterprise

Heron’s Clara Miller joins Sal Giambanco of Omidyar at the Vatican’s 2016 Impact Investing Conference to discuss support for enterprises as the vehicle of impact.

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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.

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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.

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Multimedia: Impacting a Community Ecosystem

In this video, impact investor Bobby Turner addresses what he calls a “legacy of dependency” that’s established when society’s greatest problems are treated with band-aids rather than an impactful cure.

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Soundbites: An Atypical Investing Strategy

In this podcast, Ross Baird offers insights into capital inequality and how Village Capital seeks investment opportunities beyond the usual suspects.

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Field Notes: Using All of a Foundation’s Assets for Mission

Heron's Clara Miller discusses foundations in the 21st century, modern philanthropy, and the growth of impact investing.

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Field Notes: U.S. Community Investing Landscape

GIIN's latest report dives deep into the U.S. Community Investing field to understand the needs of investors and product managers.

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Influencer Series: Leaving an Imprint

Heron's Bill McCalpin discusses his time as CEO of Imprint Capital and offers several observations about working with clients to build and manage portfolios of impact investments.