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.
Social enterprises contribute significantly to the economy, and simultaneously are fiercely social mission-driven.
George Soros’s $500 million investment announcement following the first-ever UN summit on migrants and refugees sets an example for how all investors could engage in “migrant lens investing."
To develop an ecosystem that is more friendly to entrepreneurship in the MENA region, we need to invest more in human capital.
Even with the best intentions and emerging tools, the current investment framework makes it difficult to match investment portfolios to values.