Deeper, focused customer impact assessments can also deliver business value

  • Sara Taylor and Martina Castro of the CDC Group, the U.K.’s development finance institution, want to make sure measuring the impact of investments of the CDC's Impact Fund goes hand-in-hand with delivering business insights to firms supplying products and services to underserved populations in developing markets.

The Conduit: Doing good while eating and drinking well (podcast)

  • “If you’re going to build an impact business with impact at its core, you need a posse of people around you to help you,” Conduit co-founder Paul van Zyl told Impactalpha – in the bar, of course – to record the latest episode of our Returns on Investment podcast.

Raj Shah on opportunity zone experiments; Hamilton Lane, Aavishkaar and Polymath raise funds; Russell Family Foundation’s move to mission-investing

  • Raj Shah on opportunity zone experiments; Hamilton Lane, Aavishkaar and Polymath raise funds; Russell Family Foundation’s move to mission-investing

Opportunity Zone experiments in reviving economic mobility: Q&A with Raj Shah

  • The zones are “the biggest experiment today in the American economy...to tackle what I think is the biggest challenge in the American economy, which is the lack of opportunity that so many American households suffer through," says Shah.