Investors often meet skepticism when they say that they can make money while doing good. A new analysis of every equity investment International Finance Corporation has ever made validates this notion, especially when capital is scarce. IFC, the private-sector arm of the World Bank Group, is one of the longest-standing equity investors in emerging markets
No matter where you are in the world, if you work somewhere in the entrepreneurial ecosystem – entrepreneur, investor, support organization – your life has unavoidably changed in recent months. You likely spend a lot more time on a webcam and a lot less time “grabbing coffee” or hopping on a plane to meet partners.
As impact investors who have launched a new “gender-justice” impact investment fund, CARE wants to make it clear: we seek deep systems change. CARE— alongside its partners, Bamboo Capital Partners and International Trade Centre’s SheTrades Initiative — have designed the CARE-SheTrades Impact Fund with hopes of moving beyond counting women to tackling root causes of
The question impact investors will ask one another in the years to come is: “What did you do when Covid-19 pandemic erupted?”