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Know What You Own: One Myth of Social Impact Investing

Clara Miller | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Clara Miller

Even with the best will in the world, most individual and institutional investors likely own positions in companies whose business practices undermine their philanthropic or personal values, simply because of the way these funds are put together.

Mission Aligned Investing: More Complex Than It Seems

Clara Miller | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Clara Miller

Even with the best intentions and emerging tools, the current investment framework makes it difficult to match investment portfolios to values.

Social Impact Bonds' Slippery Slope

Clara Miller | Posted 02.09.2016 | Money
Clara Miller

Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) as a vehicle for funding social change are gaining renewed momentum right now as U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Michael Bennet (D- Colorado) have crafted legislation to appropriate $300 million for state and local social-impact bonds over 10 years.

Impact Investing and Global Finance: The Big Picture

Ben Thornley | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Ben Thornley

One of the interesting and important recent developments in wealth management has been the emergence of a group of clients that seek to deliver measurable positive social or environmental benefits with every dollar they put to work.