Philanthropists should become more active impact investors, focusing on building sustainable social enterprises often overlooked by private investors who seek market-rate returns.
Coal is in decline, and it may well be terminal.
As the demand for business to connect with responsibility grows globally, Islamic financial and socially responsible markets have much to learn from one another.
Without an increase in resources for the development of impact measurement, investors will continue to under-rate the achievements of programs that take a more holistic view of social and environmental improvement.
Betting on women entrepreneurs with a first-time seed investment nearly closes the achievement gap between female and male founders.
Novel, targeted investment strategies are giving donors a powerful chance to spend wisely—by fueling the innovation economy.
The benefits of gender-lens investing have a strong ripple effect.
A look at the current early-stage investment landscape for social startups, and how entrepreneurs can make a better case for funding.
A new report examines the risks and opportunities that climate change presents to impact investors.
Are impact bonds—with all their complexity, stringent data requirements, and high transaction costs—appropriate for the developing world?