- Hidden inside the $3.8 trillion market for U.S. municipal bonds are mispriced social and environmental risks, untapped value and a whole lot of potential for on-the-ground impact in historically disadvantaged neighborhoods.
- In the latest episode of ImpactAlpha’s Returns on Investment podcast, the roundtable regulars take up the challenge of why and how capitalism needs to be reformed, with a provocative discussion on inequality and the age-old tension between capital and labor.
- In the latest episode of ImpactAlpha’s Returns on Investment podcast, the roundtable regulars try to unpack the layers and make sense of the meanings of the McGlashan debacle.
When Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff paid $190 million for Time magazine last year, he told interviewers, “One of the things that really matters to me is having a positive global impact.” Are newspapers and newsmagazines “impact investments”? And are the billionaires who buy them making a positive impact? The roundtable regulars take up the
- The kinds of financing mechanisms in the Green New Deal proposal – to mobilize capital, apportion risks, protect stakeholders and ensure accountability – have been built by elements of the impact investing industry in recent decades, he said.
- Major companies are starting to face up to the very practical implications of climate change.
- The latest episode of ImpactAlpha’s Returns on Investment podcast explores the connection between such risks and the mobilization of investment to address them.
- How such “non-financial” factors affect financial performance has been a matter of hot debate for several years. As ESG breaks into the mainstream, the podcast’s roundtable regulars took on a tougher question is: Does it make a bit of difference in the real world?