It’s not easy to put a billion dollars to work for impact. So ImpactAlpha is taking a look at where big private equity firms are placing their bets, starting with our own dealflow and other coverage. (To dig deeper, we invite you to join our Agents of Impact Call No. 2, today, Thursday June 28, at
- The club is based in Bradenton, a city in Manatee County, Fla. where 17.3% of the population lives in poverty.
- The $40 million joint venture will build a large indoor farm in Dubai to supply more than 100 other airlines operating out of Dubai airport and Dubai’s airport lounges.
- Eighty percent of Cambodians live in rural areas and less than 20% of adults have access to financial services.
- Today's Brief: With or without Washington, U.K. arts impact, Indian edtech, beyond ESG, disrupting U.S. poverty
- Even ESG doesn’t capture the full scope of risks facing companies today.
- "It’s an interesting time to be in when many companies and investors are more squarely lined up behind positive social and environmental impact than the U.S. government," writes ImpactAlpha's David Bank.