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Next Company meeting : 4 Aug 2016 We are hiring a Junior Microfinance Consultant. See link on our website
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Sustainable Development Bonds
Development Finance - Climate Layered Funds
Lux Structured Climate Funds
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Syminvest, the microfinance investment intelligence, provides information on microfinance market, funds and institutions.
Development Finance, Impact Investment and Responsible Finance | Finance in Motion: Alternative Investment Manager - Finance in Motion is an alternative investment management firm focused on develo...
Selection Impact reports
201605 - GIIN Impact Investors Survey
201604 - Dalberg - Smallholder agri finance
201601 - EVPA - Guide to VP & Social Inv
201509 - Symbiotics MIV Survey
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What Is the True Impact of Passive Investing?
The move to passive investing has prompted some theories regarding unintended consequences. Price distortion and reduced oversight of corporate governance are the two most prominent issues cited. The latter concern seems reasonable on its face, as passive investors do not buy or sell shares based...
D. Miao, Director of Impact Investing, SSG Advisors, Searching for Impact
How search funds, a little-known private equity investment vehicle, can become a useful tool for impact investing.
Senegal, More than Human ATMs - The Potential of Empowered Agents
With more and more providers pushing to reduce reliance on over-the-counter transactions, third-party agents can seem like just another cash-in/cash-out point, akin to human ATMs. But a recent CGAP-supported pilot conducted by agricultural input retailer myAgro in Senegal demonstrates the vital r...
Britain Could Become Greener and Fairer by Unlocking £300bn Impact Investing Opportunity
New research from UK National Advisory Board on Impact Investing suggests shifting investment focus could rebalance economy and promote green growth in the UK.
Microfinance Goes Mainstream in India
Indian politicians are once again promising to waive farm loans; investors worry about the impact such populist gestures might have on credit culture.
Marquee Investors Exit from Indian Microfinance Companies
Indian microfinance companies are losing some of the early marquee investors such as Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Lok Capital as these investors have shifted priorities away from pure MFIs, which are also facing challenges from small finance banks and private sector banks focusing on mic...
Vietnam Calls for UN’s Poverty Reduction Support
Vietnam has called on the United Nations to assist the country in poverty reduction via resources supply, policy consultation and offering linkage with international financial institutions.
India, IndusInd Bank Announces Takeover of Micro Finance Lender Bharat Financial
IndusInd Bank announced the takeover of micro finance lender Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd in Mumbai on Saturday. Chairman of the bank, R. Seshasayee, said the two boards met independently this morning and decided to go ahead.
Can Impact Investing Help Promote Peace Between Israelis and Palestinians?
Impact investing means different things to different people, particularly in the contentious Israeli-Palestinian arena. One person’s philanthropist can easily be another’s colonialist or supporter of terrorism. Impact investing, whether it involves peace-building or more “regular” aims such as so...
L. Elliott, Economics Editor, The Guardian, World Bank and IMF, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is on Somalia
The World Bank and the IMF could bring forward Somalia’s decision point and write off its arrears, providing access to multi-year funding under the IDA. Alternatively, the bank could decide that Somalia is moving toward the point at which it will qualify for debt relief and so allocate a pre-arre...
Register for Social Finance Forum, Canada’s Leading Impact Investing Event – Get 10% Discount
Now in its 10th year, the Social Finance Forum, organized by MaRS Centre for Impact Investing, is Canada’s leading gathering of impact investors, social entrepreneurs and social finance professionals. The forum convenes a robust audience from impact investors, impact ventures, fellow intermediari...
Impact Investing: Take the Risk Your Challenge Deserves
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on impact investing for the month of October. At the risk of stating the obvious, investing ...
Sanitation Solutions: Stop Using Water as a Resource
Editor’s note: x-runner, Peru’s first certified B Corp, provides in-home sanitation in the slums of Lima by combining portable, dry toilets and a weekly pick-up system. The company was originally formed in 2010 to operate in India, but was re-launched by founders Jessica Altenburger and Isabel Me...
On Camera at SOCAP17: Eight Video Interviews with Leaders in Social Business and Impact Investing
We interviewed eight thought leaders at SOCAP17, including investors, entrepreneurs and other influencers, on Facebook Live. The discussions covered a broad range of issues important to the social business and investing space. If you missed the conference, or if you have an interest in these sect...
Beyond Microcredit: Why Tackling Poverty Requires More Than a Loan
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on impact investing for the month of October. Content in italics has been translated from Span...
Discussion Heats Up at SOCAP17: Tweets, Live Interviews & Highlights from Thursday’s Sessions
As SOCAP17 begins its third day, the discussion is heating up considerably (check out some of the tweets below). We’ve got a full slate of on-the-ground coverage planned today, including: Facebook Live video interviews: See our schedule of upcoming interviews here, and check out the videos on our...
Glasses for the Masses: Because It’s Easier to Navigate a Path out of Poverty When You Can See
Clean water, nutritious food, basic health care – we all know these essentials underpin poverty reduction, school achievement and economic growth. What if I told you that eyeglasses could do that too? Eyeglasses are not lifesaving, but they are life-changing. They boost students’ learning and sch...
Wednesday at SOCAP17: Tweets, Live Interviews, & Quick Takes from Impact Investing’s Flagship Event
SOCAP17 is kicking into high gear, and NextBillion’s team of roving reporters will be providing a variety of on-the-ground coverage, including: Facebook Live video interviews: See our schedule of upcoming interviews here, and check out the videos on our Facebook page, or embedded in our daily cov...
Three Key Insights from GIIN Report on the Power of Capacity Building in Impact Investing
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on impact investing for the month of October. Impact investors seek to achieve meaningful posi...
Advisors Accelerating Impact Investing: A Toniic to Speed Progress Toward 100% Impact
Editor’s note: Throughout 2017, NextBillion is organizing content around a monthly theme, dedicating special attention to a specific sector alongside our broader coverage. This post is part of our focus on impact investing for the month of October. It’s easy to get on board with the idea of inves...