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Social Impact Bonds: Rethinking Government Spending - BlueOregon

BlueOregonSocial Impact Bonds: Rethinking Government SpendingBlueOregonThe idea of social impact bonds is starting to catch on.
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Measuring Impact

Measuring Impact | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
Measuring impact is one of the most important as well as one of the most difficult aspects of social business. Social and environmental impact has been measured for years, so why is it still so pro...
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Six Investment Moves to Make Now - Wall Street Journal

Six Investment Moves to Make Now - Wall Street Journal | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
Business RecorderSix Investment Moves to Make NowWall Street JournalThey also are benefiting from the fact that no new securities are hitting the market while older bonds are slowly disappearing, as homeowners refinance the loans and pay down their...
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CRA Qualified Investment Fund Purchases Its First USDA Rural Development ... - MarketWatch (press release)

CRA Qualified Investment Fund Purchases Its First USDA Rural Development ...MarketWatch (press release)Since the CRA Qualified Investment Fund's inception in 1999, it has invested approximately $4 billion in community investments on behalf of its...
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Private equity investments fall by half during March quarter this year - Economic Times

Private equity investments fall by half during March quarter this yearEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: Private equity (PE) investment fell to USD 1.88 billion across 90 deals during the quarter ended March this year, less than half compared to the same...
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Investing for Impact - The Rockefeller Foundation

Investing for Impact - The Rockefeller Foundation | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
 Investing for Impact COVERBridges Ventures and The Parthenon GroupHere's a word of introduction on for Impact.
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investment that is giving better returns than the JSE courtesy @poweredbyVC #in

Moneyweb - Breaking news, independent analysis, latest JSE share prices, exchange rates and data on investment, finance and business in South Africa...
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what matters: New ways to fund social innovation #socfin #impinv

what matters: New ways to fund social innovation #socfin #impinv | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
Venture philanthropy can look hideously complex. It may involve private investors, governments, nongovernmental organizations, and community groups—not to mention the recipients of the funding.
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Measuring Impact for Investment in Social Development: Can Metrics Help Alleviate Poverty? | PartnershipsInAction

PartnershipsInAction, an initiative of Aga Khan Foundation U.S.A., raises awareness and funds for global development programs in health, education, rural development, civil society and the environment.
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SBC12

SBC12 | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
Great speakers and topics at @ClearlySo 's #SocialBusiness Conference 9 Oct 2012 http://t.co/bnqUISAj #SocEnt #ImpInv...
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Zynga teams up with nonprofits for games #seriousgames #in

Zynga teams up with nonprofits for games #seriousgames #in | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
The Knight Foundation and San Francisco gaming company Zynga are delving into digital games that are meant not just for entertainment, but also for social impact.
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Investment Bankers Face Termination as Europe Fees Fall - Bloomberg

Investment Bankers Face Termination as Europe Fees FallBloombergInvestment bankers in Europe are girding for a second wave of job cuts in less than a year after the euro area's debt crisis drove fees from mergers and securities underwriting to a nine-year...
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8 Trends That Will Impact Social Entrepreneurs in 2012 #socent



2011 was full of good news for social entrepreneurs. And 2012 promises to be even more exciting. Here is what I think social innovators will build upon in the New Year!
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The New Candy: Impact Investors Scale to Solve the World's Social and Environmental Problems #in

Imagine investing in — not donating to — nonprofits that make small business loans in Appalachia, develop affordable housing in New Orleans, or extend credit to micro-entrepreneurs.
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Investments in Renewable Energy to Double by 2020, Reaching $395 Billion #impinv

ThinkProgressInvestments in Renewable Energy to Double by 2020, Reaching $395 Billion Per ...ThinkProgressBy 2030, Bloomberg researchers project that global investments in renewable energy could reach $460 billion per year.
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can Impact Investment Be an Effective Tool to Reduce Poverty? | Ashoka #impinv

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new infographic video shows we can grow enough food for everyone #impinv

new infographic video shows we can grow enough food for everyone #impinv | Impact Investment | Scoop.it
A new infographic video from WWF shows that we can grow enough food for everyone, it just won't be pretty.
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