Impact Investment News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

Omidyar Sharpens Focus on Multi-Lingual Platforms for India

Investors in India are pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into new multilingual technology platforms that are designed to give rural populations an entry point into internet usage. The Omidyar...more

Volume of Impact Investments Doubled in 2017
Foundation: Case Foundation

Impact investing focused on deals aimed at doing some social good, not just making profits, doubled in the last year to an estimated $228 million worldwide, according to the 2018 Global Impact...more

Merrill Lynch Aims to Level Playing Field for Impact Investing

Merrill Lynch has created new portfolio options which are aimed at making impact investing, that is investing which is intended to make a difference in societal, political, and environmental trends,...more

Social Entrepreneurship: An Urgent Need to Start a Dialogue

The U.S. Agency for International Development and U.S. state department defines progress through national strategic priorities such as the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review. It's mission...more




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
577
199,762,778
3
182
83,636,647

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0



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