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  • GIIN and JP Morgan Report: Eyes on the Horizon

    GIIN and JP Morgan recently published their annual report on the impact investing sector entitled ‘Eyes on the Horizon’. The report uses survey data from a cross section of investors in ‘impact assets’ including fund managers, foundations and diversified financial institutions and provides an overview of current and planned investment activity, performance (including......

  • Generation Foundation Report: Allocating Capital for Long Term Returns

    Generation Foundation, the advocacy initiative of Generation Investment Management, have published a report entitled ‘Allocating Capital for Long Term Returns’, to follow on from their 2012 Sustainable Capitalism report. This particular report addressees what Generation Foundation consider to be an ‘inertia’ in existing capital allocation models that they......

  • The Guardian & fossil fuel divestment

    Many of our readers are no doubt already aware of The Guardian’s ‘Keep It In the Ground’ campaign, encouraging the divestment of fossil fuels and prompting debate around the topic through their extensive coverage. This week, however, saw the paper publish an alternative view with......

  • Innovation in Impact

    Founder of ClearlySo, the UK impact investment intermediary, Rodney Schwartz blogged this week about the potential use of 90/10 products in impact investing. He asserts that the innovation, a feature of French investment funds, would help attract new retail investors into the impact market, offering them the relative......

  • Leadership and empathy

    In light of the TED talk on capitalism, this article by Ashoka, the international network for social entrepreneurs, piqued our interest. The article highlights the findings of a recent survey which showed that “only a quarter of business leaders internationally display qualities of empathy, self awareness and insight.”......

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