- Next up: the group is building a shared framework for measuring impact in opportunity zones.
- The non-profit organization, which specializes in small farmer financing, has built a client network of 600,000 farmers in sub-Saharan Africa
- The abundance of equity capital that may be headed to America’s poorest communities through such tax-incentivised funds by itself won’t transform neighborhoods for the better.
Alaska’s supply chain was precarious even before melting permafrost and Arctic ice put the state on the front lines of climate change. The state’s vast scale—bigger than Texas, California, and Montana combined—has long presented unique challenges in delivering food, energy and vital services to remote regions sometimes only accessible by seaplane or dog sled. All
Southeast Asia’s mix of democracies, military dictatorships and communist governments, alongside economies at various levels of development present a challenge for regional investment strategies. A tech-connected and youthful population with a growing affinity for entrepreneurship, however, make it an emerging hotspot for impact investing. About 60 impact investors have placed about $900 million into 225
- The NGO works to address extreme poverty in rural Africa by cultivating and supporting local entrepreneurship
- The International Finance Corp. has committed $13 million to Capria Fund, which invests in both emerging market fund managers and their funds.