It's important to build broad and inclusive on-ramps for investors of all kinds.
Mission-driven investments can help philanthropists become more effective grantmakers.
Impact investors can help shape the culture of young companies.
Impact investors go places, meet people, and find opportunities that other investors miss.
Proving that every impact investment goes beyond what mainstream investors bring is unrealistic.
To achieve social impact, investors and entrepreneurs must broaden beyond the enterprise.
To avoid creating a Potemkin village, impact investors must collect better social impact data.
Though it may ruffle some feathers, it’s time to begin parsing the big tent of impact investing.
IRIS and GIIRS/B Analytics are an important first step in providing standardized social metrics.
Investors can create impact by providing advisory services to social businesses.
Investors can have social impact by investing in underserved geographic areas.
Contrary to what Brest and Born say, impact investors can have an impact on public equity markets.
Impact investors play a critical role even after mainstream capital enters the picture.
Impact investors should not be burdened with proving social impact.
Impact investors can help spur the development of an entirely new sector.
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