Dealflow is catching up from spring break with a full helping of impact investments in the U.S. and around the world. Harvesting recyclables in Chicago. The Closed Loop Fund is investing $1.5 million (of $6.5 million total) in the Lakeshore Recycling Services facility to that demonstrate recycling can be profitable even when commodity prices are low.
Philip Berber is applying his experience building an online trading platform to the chronic problem of matching interested investors with promising entrepreneurs. An interested investor and philanthropist himself, Berber launched Enable Impact several years ago to help impact entrepreneurs and investors to find each other. Having built CyBerCorp, an online brokerage for day traders (and
UNITED NATIONS — Slushy sidewalks notwithstanding, climate leaders passed through UN security Wednesday with a spring in their step. In a reunion of sorts for the COP21 climate agreement in Paris, an all-star, all-expert cast descended on the United Nations to prod investors into urgent and aggressive action. [blockquote author=”Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention
Triodos Investment Management, a EUR 2.5 billion AUM Impact Asset Manager launched its first retail product earlier this week. The Triodos Multi Impact Fund Currently is only available on the Dutch market via its mother company Triodos Bank, as well as by Rabobank. It will be available on Euronext Fund Service from 1 December 2015. This is
The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation an Entrepreneurship at the University of Cape Town has released the third edition of its African Investing for Impact Barometer, a compelling snapshot of strategies deployed in Kenya, South Africa, and (for the first time) Nigeria, to combine financial returns with positive impact on society and the environment. These