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Special Report: Impact Investing

May 2018 (magazine)By

Beyond ESG

Metrics: Change and the challenge of measurement

May 2018 (magazine)By

Impact investors must deal with the proliferation of metrics. Measurement and reporting are difficult, but key to success

The future of impact investing, the future of the world?

May 2018 (magazine)

The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has a vision.

Commentary: Both sides of the mouth

May 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

SDGs: an opportunity for mis-selling?

Natural Capital: Back to the land

May 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Natural capital solutions reduce harm to essential ecosystems but investors need to be convinced they can feel the benefits as well

Commentary: How and why we allocate to impact

May 2018 (magazine)By Peter Borgdorff, Piet Klop

A pioneer in impact investing explains its approach

PGGM: Measurement leader

May 2018 (magazine)By Elena K Johansson

PGGM is pushing the boundaries of impact measurement

Church Pension Fund: Moving the needle

May 2018 (magazine)By

The Church Pension Fund in New York reflects on how it practises impact investing

Venture Capital: Impact’s matchmaker

May 2018 (magazine)By Elisabeth Jeffries

Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), aims to connect impact focused start-ups with sources of capital

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Special Report: Investing for Impact

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Although relatively new, impact investing is still the term that has been around the longest to describe investing with the explicit purpose of achieving positive non-financial impacts in addition to financial gain

A new frontier?

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Everyone seems to want to talk about investing for impact these days. But a lack of a common understanding can make this difficult, according to Susanna Rust 

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Impact Investing Market Statistics: Trends and snapshots

May 2017 (Magazine)

Data collected from 62 investors that completed the GIIN’s annual impact investor survey in each of the years 2014-2016, covering 2013-2015

Building the car while driving it

May 2017 (Magazine)By Emma Cusworth

There are many ways to measure and assess impact. Emma Cusworth reviews the importance of credible data in impact investment strategies

Private Markets: Changes in trends and attitudes

May 2017 (Magazine)By Anthony Harrington

Anthony Harrington assesses the interaction between the supply of private market impact opportunities and investor attitudes towards them

PGGM: Impactful solutions

May 2017 (Magazine)By

PGGM’s involvement in impact investing predates the UN Sustainable Development Goals, finds Rachel Fixsen

ISIF: Double bottom line

May 2017 (Magazine)By

Additionality, displacement and deadweight are key impact concepts for the Ireland Stategic Investment Fund, according to Rachel Fixsen

McKnight Foundation: Sticking to impact

May 2017 (Magazine)By Christopher O’Dea

Christopher O’Dea speaks to the McKnight Foundation of Minnesota about its $200m commitment to impact investment strategies

Listed Equity: A public role

May 2017 (Magazine)By

New indices and ETFs apply impact investment to liquid equities. But corporate reporting and investor focus are central, according to Liam Kennedy

Listed Equity: The five tests of impact

May 2017 (Magazine)

Andrew Parry argues that five key tests should be applied to public market investments before they can be termed impact investments

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Green growth

May 2017 (Magazine)By

High levels of green bond issuance have sparked investor interest and spawned funds and strategies, writes Rachel Fixsen

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Higher education

Joseph Mariathasan: Can technology alone transform education?

Mon, 25 Jun 2018By

Investment opportunities in the education sector are as exciting as health care, but harder to identify

Kings College, Cambridge

University roundup: Cambridge nets 19% investment return

Mon, 25 Jun 2018By

Also: Oxford University endowment gains 9.2% as private equity holdings near a quarter of portfolio

Euros

Unbundling research payments has hurt transparency, report finds

Mon, 25 Jun 2018By

Widespread move to pay for investment research from P&L may reduce transparency, according to Scope and Frost

the netherlands

Dutch midwives’ scheme to apply third consecutive benefits cut

Mon, 25 Jun 2018By

Reduction is outweighed by fixed annual increase of 2%, giving an increase overall

Brexit uncertainty hits UK markets

Banks help FTSE 100 pension deficit fall to just £5bn

Mon, 25 Jun 2018By Hugo Greenhalgh

HSBC, Santander, Barclays and Lloyds all reported a DB surplus for the first time, says Barnett Waddingham

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