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From Lemonade to Babies: 8 Lessons on How to Talk about Impact Investing - B The Change Media

From Lemonade to Babies: 8 Lessons on How to Talk about Impact Investing - B The Change Media | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The other day my 8-year old daughter sat at the barstool in front of our kitchen island and asked me to explain to her what impact investing is.
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Low-cost private schools scalable solution to a massive gap? – Private Sector & Development

Low-cost private schools scalable solution to a massive gap? – Private Sector & Development | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
A whole system approach to high-quality education @priveetdev https://t.co/ISoRpMVhCn
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Water Investment Primer - Sonen Capital

Water Investment Primer - Sonen Capital | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Investors are also increasingly focused on water-related challenges, recognizing the market’s potential to provide solutions for this expanding global problem while generating competitive financial returns.
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In the Right Place Now: Impact Investing | Green Money Journal

In the Right Place Now: Impact Investing | Green Money Journal | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
In the Right Place Now: Impact #Investing https://t.co/NA0b9vdUQC via @cliffgmj @DominiFunds https://t.co/ZoCMfQ5Uyh
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Improving livelihoods for smallholder farmers through mobile technology

Improving livelihoods for smallholder farmers through mobile technology | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Improving livelihoods for smallholder farmers through mobile technology
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ImPact Primer: How to Get Started in Fixed-Income Impact Investing | Impact Alpha

ImPact Primer: How to Get Started in Fixed-Income Impact Investing | Impact Alpha | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Fixed-income impact investments can provide all the benefits of many traditional fixed income products -- stable income, high liquidity, and a relatively low risk profile -- plus high scalable impact.
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How the ImPact is Making Impact Investing the New Normal for Wealthy Families | Impact Alpha

How the ImPact is Making Impact Investing the New Normal for Wealthy Families | Impact Alpha | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
At gatherings in Davos and a series of World Economic Forum reports, Abigail Noble has tried to nudge the world’s largest asset managers toward impact investing. Done. Or at least in progress.
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How Private Equity Is Heeding the Call of Impact Investing

How Private Equity Is Heeding the Call of Impact Investing | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The sector is a natural source of capital for projects seeking to generate positive social or environmental impact.
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Obama’s $1B Impact Investment Program Could Be Here to Stay

Obama’s $1B Impact Investment Program Could Be Here to Stay | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Permanently transforming the venture capital industry.
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The Catholic Church's vision for impact investing

The Catholic Church's vision for impact investing | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
RT @missioncenter: The Catholic Church's vision for #impactinvesting https://t.co/yMt5KmzFUe
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World population living in extreme poverty, 1820-2015

Extreme poverty is defined as living at a consumption (or income) level below 1.90 "international $" per day.
International $ are adjusted for price differences between countries and for price changes over time (inflation).
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This is how to add $6.7 trillion to the global economy

This is how to add $6.7 trillion to the global economy | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The global economy would be boosted and hundreds of millions of people lifted out of poverty if everyone had internet access.
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What RFK’s Ripples of Hope can teach impact investors

What RFK’s Ripples of Hope can teach impact investors | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Still relevant 50 years later, but not why you think
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#Shifts: New Theses, Markets and Signals Guiding Impact Investors

#Shifts: New Theses, Markets and Signals Guiding Impact Investors | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
5 new funds, 5 new deals, 5 new reports
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Institutional Insights: Responsible Investing

Responsible Investing (RI) encompasses a wide range of approaches that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investmen
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Inclusive approaches to impact investing to solve the needs of smallholder farmer communities

Inclusive approaches to impact investing to solve the needs of smallholder farmer communities | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Globally, agriculture is the primary livelihood for an estimated 2.5 billion people living in poverty (Figure 1).  A recent report published by the Initiative…
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Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses

Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The likes of Harvard and Wharton have launched courses and programs that focus on investing for both financial and social returns.
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d.light Comprehensive Pay-As-You-Go Solar Financing Platform Now Available to Global Partners

Social enterprise @dlightdesign licences pay-as-you-go solar scheme 2 partners: complements mob money in #Africa? https://t.co/L2n111ct5M
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Investing for success: Social Impact Bonds and the future of public services - Reports 2015 - Reports - Library by type - The New Zealand Initiative

Investing for success: Social Impact Bonds and the future of public services - Reports 2015 - Reports - Library by type - The New Zealand Initiative | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Across the public sector, New Zealand is exploring new ways of contracting and delivering social services.
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Mainstreaming impact investing - The Banker

Mainstreaming impact investing - The Banker | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Stefania Palma, Asia editor of The Banker, speaks with Fiona Reynolds, managing director of Principles for Responsible Investment about making impact investing mainstream. How should the financial system change to achieve this?
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A new breed of business for the SDGs

A new breed of business for the SDGs | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Firms need to adapt but governments must also draw up more robust laws for business, says Mark Malloch Brown.
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Draper Richards Kaplan Launches $65 Million Venture Philanthropy Fund

A daily news, jobs, rfp service of the Foundation Center. Philanthropy-related articles and features culled from print and electronic media outlets nationwide.
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Cracking the Code of Impact Investing (SSIR)

Cracking the Code of Impact Investing (SSIR) | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
The creation of “impact classes” as a classification system has the potential to address a number of stubborn barriers in impact investing.
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Sustainable Investing | UBS Global topics

Sustainable Investing | UBS Global topics | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Can investors do well by doing good? Increasingly, the answer seems to be: yes! In our quarterly sustainable investing report, we discuss this topic and more.
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Impact Investing: The Performance Realities

Impact Investing: The Performance Realities | Impact Investing and Inclusive Business | Scoop.it
Investing with your conscience no longer has to mean sacrificing potential returns.
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