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Letter Philo Alto 5 March 2019

Fascinating insight into working at scale

I enjoyed reading the interview with James Chen (December 2018). James’ steadfast approach to philanthropy, leveraging deep domain expertise to catalyse social impacts is worth emulating by those who seek to do good outside of …

Conference reports Philo Alto 26 November 2018

Reflections from impact investing in Asia: a diverse and dynamic market

This month, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), Asia Value Advisors, and BNP Paribas Hong Kong, co-hosted the event, ‘Impact Investing in Asia: A Diverse and Dynamic Market’ at the BNP Paribas Hong Kong’s offices. The forum …

Book review Philo Alto 29 May 2018 For Subscribers

‘The ImpactAssets Handbook for Investors: Generating social and environmental value through capital investing’ Edited by Jed Emerson

Reviewed by Philo Alto Jed Emerson’s third book provides both a practitioner’s toolkit to impact investing and builds a compelling case for why investors should align their capital with their values and purpose for the …