Boston Ujima Project is rebalancing risk, returns and power in local impact investing

ImpactAlpha, January 23 – A growing group of impact investors is distinguishing itself not simply by results of their investments, but how they are changing investing itself. The Boston Ujima Project, for example, allows community members to invest, prioritize the types of neighborhood businesses needed and vote on what gets funded. For the neighborhood investment collective,

TheBoardroom gets CDC backing to double women on boards in Africa

  • The U.K. development finance institution CDC is committing £1.6 million ($2.8 million) to TheBoardroom Africa to help double the number of women occupying company board seats in Africa by 2028.