Organically Grown Co.: This is what stakeholder capitalism looks like

“We love this, and it’s so aligned with our mission,” Kate Danaher of RSF Social Finance remembers telling the leadership of Organically Grown Co. when they first approached her in 2017. “Unfortunately I don’t see how we could help you out!”  Two years after the idea of transferring ownership into a Purpose Trust sounded crazy,

Getting smart about subsidies to bridge the agricultural financing gap

  • In a guest post on ImpactAlpha, agriculture finance experts from ISF Advisors and the RAF Learning Lab discuss how to “get smart” about donor objectives, about impact returns and about blending capital.

Climate-smart private equity investors take leadership in Africa

  • Rather than viewing climate change as a threat, Africa’s investors should view it through the prism of opportunity, Michelle Kathryn Essomé, CEO of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. 

An investor’s journey: How CDC Group is innovating with catalytic capital

  • CDC is introducing “Catalyst Strategies” that will guide as much as $1.5 billion in new investments, on top of its current pipeline of $500 million in commitments.