Many microfinance impact investors are not monitoring the social components of the financial service providers (FSPs) they finance—but doing so can make a substantial difference to business success.
How the private sector, governments, and others can use impact investing to better support sustainable social change in humanitarian emergencies.
A results-based financing program to improve educational access and achievement in India shows the importance of data-driven decision-making and adaptive leadership.
Behind the success of Triodos Bank success lies a pattern of refusing to take easy or obvious steps to drive growth.
A shift in the language used to describe and report social impact reflects the influence of an elite group of financial professionals.
Promising practices for corporates, investors, and entrepreneurs to drive long-term innovation and avoid an investment bust.
What needs to happen before environmentally friendly investments can become an established part of the market?
The creation of “impact classes” as a classification system has the potential to address a number of stubborn barriers in impact investing.
New research reveals a cross-sector trend that sees organizations using governance to strengthen extra-financial performance.
Foundation leaders consider the strengths, limitations, and potential of program related investments (PRIs), a form of impact investing intended to further a foundation’s programmatic and charitable goals.