Impact investors are putting more money into the energy sector than any other. Here's what our work analyzing over 70 potential investments found.
While both impact investing and ESG investing can deliver compelling financial returns, there are some key differences between the two. Understanding these can help impact investors make better investment decisions and avoid "impact washing."
This series of short articles, drawn from our due diligence work for over 1,200 potential impact investments, explores best practices, themes, and trends we've observed across several sectors.
If only a fraction more of the wealth managed by family offices was directed toward equity and justice, it could have a considerable impact.
An impact investing vehicle can be a valuable strategic option with significant benefits—besides being the right thing to do.
Investing in smallholder farmers and solutions to store carbon are just two ways impact investors are advancing social and environmental progress through the food and ag sector.
As more venture capitalists fund entrepreneurs who strive to make a difference for people and the planet, they’re finding impact measurement to be a thorny problem. A simple framework can help them become better impact investors.
Indian impact enterprises struggle to find the working capital they need to grow and fulfill their potential.
Post-pandemic, China's investors have a chance to promote both economic prosperity and social wellbeing.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion is too often undervalued by investors.
An evidence-based way to estimate social and environmental returns.
How do we know impact investing is creating real impact?
As impact investors, philanthropy should focus on sustainable social enterprises often overlooked by those seeking market-rate returns.
Simply put, impact investing generates
measurable, beneficial social or environmental impacts alongside financial
"I’ve always found it delightful to push people’s conventional thinking, to be a little contrarian," says philanthropist and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.