When should funders commit to making multi-million dollar grants, and when should they take a more gradual, steady approach?
Funders should be wary of the latest fad of making large grants for quick results and abandoning long-term commitments to the many organizations working on our most important problems.
Global Impact Investing Network’s latest annual survey shows growing diversity in the impact investing market.
What we can learn today from an early approach to improving social conditions through investment.
The Mission Possible series is a call to action for philanthropy to fully embrace impact investing as an essential tool to drive meaningful social and environmental change.
Recent headline-grabbing comments aside, the impact investing field needs integrated data on impact and financial returns if it is to scale with integrity.
Corporate profitability is too narrow a measure of a company’s financial impact.
Ford Foundation commits $1 billion to MRIs.
How gender lens investing can contribute to economic prosperity and equal rights.
Segmenting the field to better align expectations of risk, returns, and impact; increasing the rate of adoption with important stakeholders; and stepping up work in the United States—a look at Omidyar Network’s priorities in advancing the movement.