October 2018

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$1 billion pledged by UN Green Climate Fund

Ahead of the UN climate talks in December, the Green Climate Fund has pledged $1 billion for 19 new projects and programmes in developing countries. The approved proposals include climate resilience projects in Indian coastal communities, renewable energy in Tonga and finance-focused programmes in Africa...

Banks and social impact measurement

Should banks measure their social impact? A recent article, focusing on banking in the USA, argues exactly that - and suggests that the financial sector could learn a lot from the non-profit world about how to measure and evidence the impact they are having on...

Impact investing for the SDGs

According to a new survey from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), the value of the impact investment market has doubled in the last year, and is now worth $228 billion. Whilst this figure sounds impressive, it’s substantially less than the $5-7 trillion needed to...

Finance Innovation Lab Fellowship 2018-19 – now open for applications!

Finance Matters’ partners Finance Innovation Lab have opened applications for the Lab Fellowship 2018-19 - and this year’s theme is data. The Lab is on the hunt for brilliant innovations that harness the power of data to make finance serve people and planet – whether that’s...