TriLinc Global Blog

  • TriLinc Joins Forces with SOCAP in Good Capital Project Launch

    On June 19th New York City, the epicenter for capitalism, provided the setting for the launch of the Good Capital Project (GCP), a two-year impact investment initiative spearheaded by Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) to increase the flow of capital into purpose-driven investments. Over the past 10 years, SOCAP has built a global network of investors,

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  • TriLinc’s ESG and Impact Measurement: the IRIS Framework

    As a certified B Corp, TriLinc Global supports the high environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards to which B Corp organizations hold themselves, and the companies they work with, accountable.  TriLinc is a fund sponsor and the majority owner of TriLinc Advisors, LLC, which manages the TriLinc Global Impact Fund (together, “TriLinc”).  We believe that

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  • TriLinc’s Joan Trant Shared ESG Practices at ANDE SGB Orientation Training: June 13, 2017

    Joan Trant, Managing Partner at TriLinc Global, LLC, led a session during the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) Orientation Training event which took place on June 13, 2017 in New York City. Joan is a member of TriLinc’s Executive Management team, serves on the company’s Investment Committee and Sustainability and Impact Committee, and is

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  • The Intersection of Money and Meaning

    Opening at SOCAP this year was The CAPROCK Groups’ Matthew Weatherley-White who explored, through powerful anecdote, the intersection of money and meaning, and the power of the human psyche. Recalling a meeting with an asset manager who had put a client in an ESG fund that outperformed non-ESG peer funds, Matthew inquired as to why

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  • Increased Investment as well as Diversification across Impact Themes

    In line with better ESG scoring and standardization, research on asset allocation in impact investing highlights a trend among asset owners and investment managers to both increase the investment volume and broaden the thematic focus of their portfolios.

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  • The Increasing Demand for ESG Scoring and the Benefits of Standardization

    Coinciding with the rise of entrants in the impact investing space is a similarly mounting demand for increased rigor and standardization around ESG reporting. According to US SIF Foundation’s biennial survey, “Unlocking ESG Integration,” the inclusion of ESG factors into portfolio management...

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  • Retail Investors: Rising Interest and Opportunity in Impact Investing

    As TriLinc looks toward 2016, it is clear that the evolving regulatory landscape is creating a more enabling environment for a myriad of investors to align their capital with their values in pursuit of economic, environmental and social goals...

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  • Impact Investing: What’s to Come in 2016

    The year 2015 was an exciting time in the impact investing space as many different players, such as investment managers, banks, regulators, analysts, asset managers, financial advisors, family offices, foundations and endowments, engaged the capital markets to help solve some of the world’s pressing economic, social and environmental challenges. Their efforts in new investments, risk

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  • Creating Impact through Community Engagement and Partnership

    Interning at TriLinc Global for the past five months has allowed me to experience working at a company that exemplifies sustainability and impact, both through its work as an investment fund manager as well as through the corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies that are practiced day to day. As a fund manager, TriLinc recognizes impact

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  • Measuring the “Impact” in Impact Investing

    Without solid metrics to quantifiably measure results in social and environmental terms, the whole “impact” part of “impact investing” would be worthless. The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) is working to build an understanding around impact measurement, and they have collaborated with their members, TriLinc included, to write a report on the “State of

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