- The British venture capitalist is taking his case to world leaders at the Group of 20 summit this weekend in Buenos Aires.
- The takeaway from a new series of 10 essays from investors arrayed on a spectrum from fully “market-validated” to simple capital preservation: “Many investors have already moved beyond the trade-off debate to develop sophisticated approaches that deploy capital at multiple points along the continuum.”
- Targeting, measuring and managing social impact can illuminate other investment factors as well.
- Some new tools generated by the cottage industry of global agencies and associations can help investors use impact analysis to manage risk, generate dealflow and spot opportunities.
- The IFC, part of the World Bank Group, is betting on the nine principles to help combat “impact washing” while providing an impact-investing onramp for institutional investors sitting on trillions.
- Mumbai-based GoBolt makes software to help India’s growing on-demand logistics sector operate more efficiently
- Social Ventures Australia is looking to raise $5 million from private investors to expand an employment training and coaching pilot in New South Wales
The annual Who’s Who of impact investing, hosted by Sir Ronald Cohen’s Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group, is convening for the fourth year. The GSG’s annual awards recognized individuals and organizations “radically reshaping how measurable impact on people and the planet is reflected in financial decision-making.” The U.S.-based family office Blue Haven Initiative was