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Now, a regulatory body to set norms for impact investment

Now, a regulatory body to set norms for impact investment | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it

MUMBAI: In order to avoid excesses of the kind that derailed the Indian microfinance industry three years ago, nine entities doing 'impact investing' - picking up equity stakes in businesses that are anchored in both financial and social returns - have come together to form a grouping that will define what they can do and cannot do in their investment practices to always stay aligned with their stated objectives.

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Business and society in the coming decades | McKinsey & Company

Business and society in the coming decades | McKinsey & Company | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In the long term, corporate and societal interests converge.
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IDB and IIC partner with The Abraaj Group on private equity across Latin ... - CPI Financial

IDB and IIC partner with The Abraaj Group on private equity across Latin ... - CPI Financial | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
IDB and IIC partner with The Abraaj Group on private equity across Latin America and Caribbean
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Driving Competitiveness through Sustainable Supply Chains Operations – Accenture

Driving Competitiveness through Sustainable Supply Chains Operations – Accenture | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Read Accenture’s report on how sustainable supply chain operations can increase competitiveness through improved revenue and brand reputation.
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Philanthropy: Feel-good factor or a business opportunity? - eco-business.com

Philanthropy: Feel-good factor or a business opportunity? - eco-business.com | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Philanthropy may not necessarily be feel-good money gone down the drain. It can be used as social investment and 'patient' capital by businesses that want to develop ‘shared value’ solutions....
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SolarCity gets huge investment from Credit Suisse to expand commercial solar ... - Sacramento Business Journal

SolarCity gets huge investment from Credit Suisse to expand commercial solar ... - Sacramento Business Journal | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
SolarCity announced it has access to a $1 billion investment fund from Credit Suisse to finance commercial solar photovoltaic systems and storage technology over the next two years.
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John Goldstein, Imprint Capital Advisors, on Impact Investing - CASE

John Goldstein, Imprint Capital Advisors, on Impact Investing - CASE | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
John Goldstein, Co-founder and Managing Director of Imprint Capital Advisors, talks about what makes impact investing so exciting, the challenges of execution in this field, and the skills required from the next generation of practitioners.
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To Be an Inclusive Business in the 21st Century, Forget Business School ... - Huffington Post

To Be an Inclusive Business in the 21st Century, Forget Business School ... - Huffington Post | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
In the coming decades, the majority of the world's economic output and market growth will come from the emerging markets. Already, the seven largest emerging markets collectively contribute more to global output than do the G7 countries combined....
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Impact Investing - How To Get A Return While Doing Good

Impact Investing - How To Get A Return While Doing Good | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Imagine your investments generate both financial returns and measurable social and/or environmental impact. That's the premise behind
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Catalyzing the Growth of Social Enterprises with SAP - Acumen

Catalyzing the Growth of Social Enterprises with SAP - Acumen | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
To accelerate the growth of our social enterprises in East Africa and India, we have joined forces with global business software leader SAP.
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Farming And Tech: Two Sides Of California Converging To Bring More To The ... - Forbes

Farming And Tech: Two Sides Of California Converging To Bring More To The ... - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
As Forbes ramps up for its first annual summit on AgTech in Salinas, Calif., this July 8th and 9th, an interesting partnership has sprung up that highlights just how big a deal (and potential market) innovation in agriculture has become.
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Rabo Equity's agri-business fund looks to raise $30 mn from ADB - Livemint

Rabo Equity's agri-business fund looks to raise $30 mn from ADB - Livemint | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The fund is looking to raise $200 million. It has already raised $90 million and marked its first close at March-end
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How can Latin America and the Caribbean keep up inclusive growth?

How can Latin America and the Caribbean keep up inclusive growth? | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has been the most inclusive region in the world over the last decade: not only did it cut extreme poverty in half, it also realized the highest income growth rate among the bottom 40 percent of income...
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Is the End of GE Capital Good News for Ecomagination? - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Is the End of GE Capital Good News for Ecomagination? - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
It’s a victory of making stuff over making markets.
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Secrets To Scaling Up -- Remember That Not All Revenue Is Created Equal - Forbes

Secrets To Scaling Up -- Remember That Not All Revenue Is Created Equal - Forbes | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
When you are a small company just starting out, there is a huge — and understandable — temptation to take all revenue going, regardless of where it comes from. But this is a critical mistake.
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Goldman Sachs | 2014 Annual Report | Featured Insights - Global Capital Markets

Goldman Sachs | 2014 Annual Report | Featured Insights - Global Capital Markets | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
The future dynamism of our global financial system hinges upon continually improving our ability to match pioneering ideas with investment capital. We must continue to explore ways to spur innovation, which is at the heart of a free market system, and fundamental to the process of identifying, investing in and implementing better ways to do things — in a word, progress.
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Development innovation: Fad, silo or catalyst? | Nesta

Development innovation: Fad, silo or catalyst? | Nesta | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it

Innovation is all the rage in international development. From national economic growth to small-scale community development, from rapid disaster response to long-term climate change adaptation, innovation is seen as the answer to a dizzying range of development challenges.

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Rockefeller & Co. Wins Responsible Investing Category At Family Wealth Report ... - PR Newswire (press release)

.NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockefeller & Co., Inc.—an investment management and wealth advisory firm providing services to individuals, families, trusts, foundations, endowments and other institutions—recently received the top honor for "Responsible Investing" at the Family Wealth Report's 2015 Awards in New York
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Europe’s Plan to Compete with Silicon Valley

Europe’s Plan to Compete with Silicon Valley | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
On May 6, the European Commission will unveil its proposals for what it calls the single digital market – an attempt to corral the 28 member states of the European Union into a common market for digital goods, capital, content and services.
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Race for the AfDB Presidency - The Guardian

Race for the AfDB Presidency - The Guardian | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
THE election to replace Dr. Donald Kaberuka from Rwanda as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) will take place in Abidjan during its yearly meetings next month.
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How to scale up inclusive business in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Blog

How to scale up inclusive business in Asia and the Pacific | Asian Development Blog | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
What can ADB learn from IFC’s experience promoting these seemingly high-risk but commercially viable business models, how can both institutions work together to scale up inclusive business in Asia and the Pacific, and what are the main challenges...
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Columbia Threadneedle Investments Launches Columbia US Social Bond Fund - MarketWatch

Columbia Threadneedle Investments Launches Columbia US Social Bond Fund - MarketWatch | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Columbia Threadneedle Investments Launches Columbia US Social Bond Fund MarketWatch Social impact investing may increase risk due to the limitations and constraints involved in investment selection and, as a result, the fund may underperform other...
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Impact Investors: Don't Sacrifice Returns, Take On More Risk - Greentech Media

Impact Investors: Don't Sacrifice Returns, Take On More Risk - Greentech Media | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
Even impact investors must demonstrate replicable, attractive returns.
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What investors want

What investors want | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
KPMG and ALFI Luxemburg recently released the European Responsible Investing Fund Survey 2015, describing the
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Impact Investing in Germany - EVPA

Impact Investing in Germany - EVPA | Inclusive Business and Impact Investing | Scoop.it
German EVPA members may be interested in Impact in Motion’s recent report titled: “Impact Investing in Germany” detailing its experience with developing new financial instrument and their implementation of the instrument in the German market.
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