Impact Investing

Finance

Why Islamic Finance And Impact Investing Should Join Forces

Impact is at the heart of the GCC's strategy, and sustainability is embedded in its values.

Reflections While #StayingHome: What Technology And The COVID-19 Crisis Are Teaching Us About Conscious Investing

The COVID-19 crisis has exposed just how intertwined we are, and how issues of public health and the environment need to underpin any investment now being made.

Impact: The New Narrative For Long-Term Business Growth

The new decade ahead could represent a turning point for businesses as we know, and lead to impact being the new narrative shaping business as usual.

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"Regret decision to invest in WeWork," said Son on Softbank's post-earnings conference call with the press

'Impact Investment Returns Are Similar to VC, So Why Not Give Back To Society'

A perfect scenario is when investments in start-ups give financial returns and have social impact too, according to Unitus Ventures' Vikas Sarda

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The Case Foundation and ImpactAlpha present Profiles of Impact -- Investments Driving Social Change, an effort to spotlight the growing number of entrepreneurs who have launched businesses that deliver both a financial and social return. These businesses have explicit goals to create a positive difference in the world, tackle big social challenges and strategies to measure their impact. We’re also highlighting the investors and funds that understand the importance of providing capital and rewarding scalable models that sustain growth for this new class of companies.

Profiles of Impact highlights a selection of companies, impact ventures, funds and investors that are part of the burgeoning impact investing space. Impact investing can grow substantially over the next decade as the $100 trillion global markets seek a new class of mission-driven businesses. A groundswell of entrepreneurs recognize the opportunity for business to tackle big social challenges -- resulting in the creation of companies like Warby Parker, Happy Family, Greyston Bakery, SolarCity, Living Goods, AFRIPads Ltd, d.light, Maya Mountain Cacao and Revolution Foods.

On this hub, you will read profiles on these companies and many more. We look forward to sharing their successes with the Entrepreneur community.