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How do we join Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship for greater impact? – Part 1

1 Gorgi Krlev 15 August 2020

Rethinking the rationales for decision-making by entrepreneurs and investors Social Finance and Impact Investing are clearly hot topics. The media are full of them and the global impact investing market is growing dynamically. However, it …

Getting the board on board: Investments and mission

Gail Cunningham 11 August 2020

It would sound odd to say that a majority of a foundation’s activities are not in pursuit of mission. However focusing staff and trustees’ time on grant-making can lead foundations to overlook the impact of …

If data is 21st century oil, could foundations be the right owners?

1 Felix Oldenburg 10 August 2020

What are the best investments for a foundation? This important question is one many foundation professionals are revisiting in light of low interest rates, high market volatility, and fears of deep economic trouble ahead. While …