Democracy and Peace

Putting the activist in impact investor

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 19 – It’s time for impact investors to speak more like activists. The Global Steering Group on Impact Investment’s abrupt relocation

One hundred demonstrations of co-op power

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 4, 2019 – The ranks of cooperatives include household names like ACE Hardware, ShopRite, Associated Press, Sunkist and Ocean Spray. Co-ops span

The Popular Uprisers

Impact Alpha, Nov. 31 – Social protests are spreading across the globe. The protests, from Santiago to Beirut, are sparked by local grievances:

Voatz raises $7 million for safe mobile voting

ImpactAlpha, June 10 – Before the 2016 U.S. elections, President Obama noted the emergence of election tech, designed to create “safe, secure, smart systems for

Building peace through innovative finance

ImpactAlpha, May 1 – Durreen Shahnaz, founder of the Singapore-based Impact Investment Exchange (IIX), told the United Nations General Assembly, “If we can promote

Straight talk on global development

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh is on a mission — bring private-sector metrics and standards to the U.N.’s Social Impact Finance (UNSIF), a fund founded in 2016 to

Doing impact deals Down Under

Australia this year has been aggressively building up its impact-investing infrastructure, an effort championed by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Now a group of