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- Over the last 18 months, the U.K. National Advisory Board on Impact Investing has identified key levers for deepening the impact of social investments and attracting the needed capital.
- 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.