Opportunity Zone investors want impact. Let’s help them get it.

  • "Regulations have not yet been finalized. Opportunity Funds are just beginning to close. But our early belief is that large, positive impact for people and attractive returns for investors are both possible – and critical to the success of the Opportunity Zone legislation," write Beeck Center's Lisa Green Hall and Jennifer Collins.

Institutional Shift: Climate risk hits the market and other impact investing trends to watch in 2019 (podcast)

  • This is the year impact investing gets real. Really. That's the thread connecting a half-dozen or so forecasts from Equilibrium Capital's Dave Chen, who returned to ImpactAlpha's Returns on Investment podcast for a New Year's check-in on the progress of the "institutional shift" in impact investing.

These investors are fixing finance to better serve Black entrepreneurs

  • Finance organizations around the country are doing away with incumbent investment practices that have excluded people of color. New investment models are democratizing decision-making, rethinking credit underwriting and directing capital to fill long-standing gaps.