Report/Whitepaper

The Pulse

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.

Publications

A Portfolio Approach to Impact Investment

A Practical Guide to Building, Analyzing and Managing a Portfolio of Impact Investments

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The World Has Changed and So Must We

A New Approach - Like other American foundations, The F. B. Heron Foundation has for years focused on helping families at the bottom of the economic and social scale --

Publications

Solutions for Impact Investors: From Strategy to Implementation

In writing this monograph, our main goal is to provide impact investors with tools to tighten the link between their investment decisions and impact creation.

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Equity Advancing Equity: How Community Philanthropy Can Build Racial and Social Equity through Mission Investing

Equity Advancing Equity: How Community Philanthropy Can Build Racial and Social Equity through Mission Investing

Putting investment portfolios to work for the greater good can unlock opportunity in marginalized communities, especially those with substantial minority or low-income populations. Equity Advancing Equity frames some of the possibilities for the growing practice of mission investing and captures the momentum of a dozen community foundations that are leading the way.

Publications

Investing for Social & Environmental Impact: A Design for Catalyzing an Emerging Industry, Executive Summary

This executive summary provides an overview of impact investing and how leaders could accelerate its evolution and increase its ultimate impact in the world.