- John O’Shaughnessy walked away from his first Social Capital Markets, or SOCAP, conference with a sense of shared values with impact investors in attendance. "This was our community, faith-based or not,” he told ImpactAlpha. "It didn’t, quite frankly, matter.”
- Solving malnutrition will require a significant capital infusion in a more local, more sustainable, global food system able to deliver more affordable healthy food. That’s a big opportunity for impact investors.
- ‘Public banks’ for the public good.
- Retail investing in local farms.
- Accounting for the stakeholder era.
- Featured: "Investing with a ‘nutrition lens’ to drive progress on the Sustainable Development Goals"
Japan has been staking out a leadership position in sustainable investing. Still, two of its largest industries, energy and seafood, have been slow to follow. Two recent reports call out environmental-related risks for Japan’s economy.
The place-based impact fund strives to support the U.K. city's vision to be “a fair, healthy and sustainable city and a city of hope and aspiration” by 2050.
The non-profit will use a $500,000 loan support the acquisition and conversion of single family homes into affordable and workforce housing in South Atlanta.