- A bottom-up and broad movement powering the low-carbon transition seems inevitable. What’s not inevitable is whether we’ll get to that future economy in time.
- The point is not to skewer, but to split the elite. Global corporations. Too-big-to-fail banks. Huge pension and sovereign wealth funds. Billionaires and their families. Cities and whole countries. All are being called to account for their impact, negative or positive.
- What, after all, is a lens than a specialized investment thesis of the sort private equity firms use to differentiate themselves?
- Maximum opportunity, maximum danger. That about sums up ImpactAlpha’s early coverage of “opportunity zones,” the impact investing story of the summer that is destined to break out in wider political and media circles this fall.
- If the Women’s March, the #MeToo movement and the growing awareness of inequities in access to capital raised the questions, gender-lens investing has become at least part of the answer.
- The fusion of Rev. Barber’s call for a moral revival with the work of such New Revivalists and impact investors may lift up both.
ImpactAlpha, July 12 –– In some alternative universe, the U.S. president is right now hectoring our allies to accelerate and increase their commitments to meeting the 2030 deadline for global goals around poverty, health and climate. Such public and private investments, that parallel president tells fellow leaders, have returned multiple benefits, including rising life expectancies,