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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: August 11, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG Impact Investing What Millennial Investors Want: Convenience, Control and a Conscience With their habit of viewing life through a smartphone, millennials have already disrupted industries like retail, the media and transportation. Now they’re driving shifts in investment markets with a wave of new technologies and products that cater to their demands.

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: August 4, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG Toniic Podcasts with Impact Investors There are exploitative elements of capitalism, as well as innovative and regenerative elements. In this podcast, Thomas Van Dyck of the SRI Wealth Management Group details how he taps into the latter as he navigates the often grey areas of impact evaluation and engages with clients,

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: July 28, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG Why Impact Investing Needs to Go Mainstream In a conversation with Knowledge@Wharton and Nick Ashburn, Durreen Shahnaz says that of all social impact areas, women’s livelihood is one of the toughest and most important issues. “If you don’t have one half of the equation there, how do we move forward?” READ

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: July 21, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG Impact Investing Deadline 2030: Less than 5,000 Days (and Counting) to Meet Global Goals The so-called “private sector” was the star of the High-Level Political Forum, a two-week session in which countries and agencies are to take stock of the progress toward the 2030 goals. A main challenge is to see

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: July 14, 2017

    Impact & ESG Impact Investing Market Worth 307 Billion USD by 2020 The impact investing market is expected to grow from an estimated value of $135 billion in 2015 to $307 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 17.86% from 2015 to 2020. The global market is set to witness a significant growth due to

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: July 7, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG Impact Investing Steering Impact Investing Toward a 2020 Tipping Point On the heels of the G20 meeting in Hamburg will come a summit of the Impact 16 in Chicago. 16 countries, with the recent addition of Finland and Argentina, have formed national advisory boards to accelerate the practice of impact investing.

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: June 30, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG: Impact Investing Data: The Next Frontier for Impact Investing The Case Foundation seeks to fill the data gaps in impact investing performance; currently, the foundation can account for geography for only about 58 percent of included companies. Will Impact Investors Embrace Employee-Owned Companies? For social entrepreneurs concerned about growing income inequality

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: June 23, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG: Impact Investing Grand Challenges for Impact Investing: SOCAP’s Good Capital Project Seeks to Streamline an Unruly Field The kickoff event explored the six “Grand Challenges” for impact investing in six concurrent breakout sessions. READ MORE… 2017 Social Progress Index The Index includes data from 128 countries on 50 social and environmental

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: June 16, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG: Impact Investing A Social Investment Ecosystem Emerges in Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar This interview with Nguyn and Aarti Mohan discusses highlights from their report on the landscape for impact investing in 14 Asian countries. READ MORE… 3 Ways Millennials are Influencing Global Investing Millennials contribute to global investment through peer-to-peer collaboration,

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  • Weekly Impact Investment Market Update: June 9, 2017

    Impact Investing & ESG: Impact Investing Impact Measurement: How Much Is Too Much? How Much Is Not Enough? This article is the third installation of a three-part series exploring why ESG reporting is important, how it’s reported, and how much reporting investors should expect. READ MORE… Sustainable Businesses can Unlock US$5 Trillion in New Market

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