Impact Investing - Articles

Socially responsible investing that produces both financial and social returns (more)

Increasing Impact: People and Place at the Center

By Kelly Ryan 6

For impact investing to realize its true potential, we must change the mindset and narrative related to there being a “lack of pipeline” in underserved communities—rural and urban—to a perspective that people in communities create the environments in which outside investments can thrive.

Arriving at 100 Percent for Mission. Now What?

By Clara Miller 1

In the coming years, the Heron Foundation will emphasize “connective investing” in US communities, providing financial and other forms of capital. It will continue to seek allies and build connections with those who have muscle and capital market reach.

Market Making for Mission

By Julia Stasch 1

Foundations have an important role to play in impact investing—in building platforms and products that efficiently mobilize capital, mitigate risk, and improve liquidity.