Impact Investment News and Ideas

Selected impact investing information from around the Web.

How advisers can capitalise on impact investing

Impact investing, which seeks to generate a solid market return by investing in companies that have a positive social and environmental impact on society, is at the center of a trend toward more...more

Innovative Clean Water Impact Investment Project Launched

Impact investing seeks to fill the gap between philanthropic donations and what governments in developing countries can spend on projects to improve the lives of their people. This is the position...more

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




Largest Foundation Support for Public Affairs and Society Benefit for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
480
181,432,514
2
134
64,421,500
3
100
58,234,373
5
31
46,506,682

Find Top Fifty Foundation Givers

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



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Social Action: Time to Read & Grow

Social Action: Time to Read & Grow
Social entrepreneur Andy Paradise runs a social enterprise ‘Read and Grow‘ devoted to ending illiteracy...



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