Impact Investing

AgriPulse Accelerate North East Program Launch & Roadshow

<b>Details</b><p>AgriPulse Accelerate North East is a program to identify & support innovative, sustainable and scalable early-stage Agri & Food entrepreneurs …

Startups (India)

Impact Investing: The Intersection Of Funding Founders Of Color

In the past couple of years, lots of capital has poured into social impact businesses, taking pages out of the original black investors playbook. Since venture capital funds have long sought out high growth companies with strong bottom lines, factoring in a new level of consciousness can be tricky. …

Venture Capital

Are recent market gains on trade news sustainable?

Brent Wilsey of Wilsey Asset Management weighs in on how markets will react to developments in planned U.S.-China trade talks, given the backdrop of …

Stock Markets

ESG Investing: What Is Sustainable For You?

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>By Solactive If you were to realize that Philip Morris, the leading tobacco company, is part of your ESG portfolio, how would you react? Would you call up your investment manager asking to get rid of the stock ASAP or would you be happy to hold …

Investing

A look at shareholders and their role in impact investing | Articles | Innovation

There is a certain flair with the term impact investing. Betraying the idea of usual anti-capitalist political activism by creating continuous …

Investing

Transforming Australia: sustainable development

VIC<p>Sep 5<p>Join Professor John Thwaites and sustainability leaders for the latest insights on Australia’s progress towards the UN Sustainable …

Sustainability

UN Sustainable Development Goals Gaining Increasing Attention from Companies and Investors

<i>Guest blog post from Scott Sacknoff of Serenity Shares Investments</i><p>Most people would be surprised using the terms “United Nations” and “viral …

Sustainability

How to invest around the world - and try to dodge crashes

It’s never been easier to invest around the world, but still many people shun investing for the low returns of cash.<p>But why should they invest and …

Investing

There's A $6 Trillion Opportunity In Opportunity Zones; Here's What We Need To Do To Make Good On It

A recent headline estimated the potential market for the Opportunity Zones program, the new tax-break that allows investors to defer taxes on realized capital gains with investments into “O-Funds” with the intention of incentivizing long-term investment in low-income communities in the U.S., at an …

Investing

To Invest For Impact, We Need To Start By Agreeing What 'Impact' Means

There’s no doubt in my mind that one of the biggest barriers to the growth of impact investing is the lack of consensus about what ‘impact’ actually means.<p>If you’re a big investor looking to commit your money to investments that are making a positive difference, how can you be sure that everyone …

Investing

Why Investing Sustainably Doesn't Have to Harm Returns

Sustainable investing is now becoming mainstream, with a wide range of assets and strategies available. But while many investors are interested in …

Personal Finance

Important legal information

Modern sustainable investing is all about that providing our clients with new important new tools to help build stronger portfolios and generate …

Investing

Bridges takes majority stake in Medwood

<b>Bridges Fund Management</b> has acquired <b>Medwood</b>, a provider of administrative and management support services to a network of primary care and family …

Bridges

What Exactly is Impact Investing

<i>This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.</i><p>By Sonya Dreizler via Iris.xyz Last month I wrote about the important distinction between SRI and ESG. Today I’m continuing on that theme and answering one of the questions I get about terminology: what is impact investing and why do you use …

Investing

Monday Morning Memo: Has ESG gone mainstream?

The announcement that the world’s largest fund management company—<b>BlackRock</b>—will require its fund managers to consider environmental, social, and …

Investing

Co-working Space Provider India Accelerator Raises Funds To Help Startups Become Sustainable

<b>Gurugram-based India Accelerator</b> has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in a round led by <b>InvestMind Solutions and Singapore-based HotStar</b> …

Startups

Majority of impact investors satisfied with investment performance: survey

The majority of impact investors said their investments have met their expectations for both impact (82 per cent) and financial (76 per cent) …

Personal Finance (Canada)

Sustainable Investing: Can You Do Well by Doing Good?

Ireland's sovereign wealth fund is set to divest from fossil fuel stocks, the Church of Ireland has pledged to do likewise by 2022, while Norway's $1 …

Investing

Investors turn to academia to navigate green investing boom | Financial Times

Growing interest in companies’ environmental and social performance is fuelling a push by academics to boost research on the subject, amid fears that …

Investing

Goldman Sachs: Making an Imprint in Impact Investing

Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2018 (Revised May 2018)<p>Abstract<p>Goldman Sachs acquired Imprint Capital Advisors, a small firm that specialized in …

Investing

How to Invest in Sustainable Leadership

Investment strategies focused on companies that tackle the challenges of sustainable development better than their peers can help clients align their …

Research Papers

Can pension fund money do more?

South Africa has a pension fund pool of around R4 trillion. This is a significant collection of assets.<p>However, speaking at the Alexander Forbes Hot …

Investing

Pensions demand, millennials propel sustainable investing growth | Bloomberg Professional Services

<i>This analysis is by Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Shaheen Contractor. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal.</i><p>Pension funds’ long-term …

Investing

Parmigiano-Reggiano, Jane Austen, and Other Things You Didn't Know About Finance

Why did Italian bank Credito Emiliano accept young Parmigiano-Reggiano as loan collateral? What can Jane Austen and Mel Brooks teach us about finance …

Harvard Business School

This VC Aligns Her Investing With Her 'Liberal Hippie Roots'

<i>You can download an audio podcast here or subscribe via iTunes or Google Play.</i><p>Cody Nystrom, 35, is a venture capitalist who makes healthcare investments for SJF Ventures where she is a Managing Director. For her, it was important for her work to align with her values.<p>“I was raised by two hippie …

Entrepreneurship

'Goldilocks' economy not sustainable, investors should start reducing risk: Money manager

While there's a good chance the market will continue to run higher, it's time for investors to start turning a bit cautious, money manager David …

Investing

Owens & Minor declares $0.26 dividend

Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) declares $0.26/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 5.57%<p>Payable Oct. 1; for shareholders of record …

Business

15 Impact Investing Podcasts To Explore

The past decade of growth in the Impact Investing movement has been impressive. More investors, entrepreneurs, corporations, foundations and …

Entrepreneurship

Impact Investing: Don’t Call It Charity

By<p>Updated Aug. 6, 2018 2:59 p.m. ET<p>Three years after Amit Bouri’s birth in Northern California, his parents divorced. His mother returned to school …

Investing

Kinderhook-based Gold Medal acquires Envirowaste and Commonwealth Commons

<b>Gold Medal Group</b>, which is backed by <b>Kinderhook Industries</b>, has made two acquisitions: <b>Envirowaste LLC</b> and <b>Commonwealth Commons</b>, both of which own and …

Waste Management