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Social Impact Report 2018

 MicroVest
  Jul 2018

MicroVest published its Social Impact Report 2018, providing a framework to help investors to better understand the balance of macro and micro-level impact that each of their invested dollars contributes to the world. This report outlines MicroVest’s four impact objectives—Impact Investing Leadership, Institution ...

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SOCIAL EQUITY INVESTING

Righting Institutional Wrongs

 Cambridge Associates
  Jul 2018
In this report, Cambridge Associates reviews the current state of social equity in the United States, highlights eight core social equity issue areas (gender equity, education, civil rights/civic practices, transportation, racial equity, affordable housing, financial inclusion, and health and wellness), and discusses the lessons ...
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Social Equity Investing

The State of the World’s Forests 2018

Forest pathways to sustainable development

 UN Food and Agriculture Organization
  Jul 2018

This edition of The State of the World’s Forests is aimed at enhancing our understanding of how forests and their sustainable management contribute to achieving several of the SDGs. Time is running out for the world’s forests: we need to work across sectors ...

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The State of the World's Forests 2018

Global Fund’s Investments in the Pacific Region

REGIONAL IMPACT REPORT

 The Global Fund
  Jul 2018

The Global Fund is partnering with governments, medical experts, advocates, civil society and communities affected by HIV, TB and malaria to fight the three diseases and build resilient and sustainable systems for health. As of April  2018, the Global Fund partnership has invested a total ...

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Global Fund's Investments in the Pacific Region

Global Innovation Index 2018

Energizing the World with Innovation

 Cornell University, INSEAD, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO, an agency of the United Nations)
  Jul 2018

The GII 2018 marks the 11th edition of the GII, and the beginning of its second decade providing data and insights gathered from tracking innovation across the globe. The GII work contributes on two important fronts: By collecting innovation metrics, it assists countries to better ...

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Global Innovation Index 2018

BUILDING POWER ACROSS THE IMPACT INVESTMENT FIELD

Key Takeaways from Our Investment Advisor Search

 Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation
  Jun 2018

Investors are changing how they allocate capital. A shift in investor demand has increased the availability of investments to simultaneously meet environmental and social goals while providing attractive returns. Given this expansion in sustainable, responsible and impact investing, the Board of the Jessie Smith Noyes ...

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Building Power Across the Impact Investing Field

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018

 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistics Division
  Jun 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 found that conflict and climate change were major contributing factors leading to growing numbers of people facing hunger and forced displacement, as well as curtailing progress towards universal access to basic water and sanitation services.

At the same time ...

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018

Annual Impact Investor Survey 2018

 GIIN - Abhilash Mudaliar, Rachel Bass, Hannah Dithrich
  Jun 2018

The GIIN’s 2018 Annual Impact Investor Survey signals a diverse and dynamic impact investing market. The report findings are based on survey responses from 229 of the world’s leading impact investing organizations, including: fund managers, banks, foundations, development finance institutions, pension funds, insurance ...

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GIIN Annual Report

POWERED ASCENT report

insights from the frontier of impact investing: 2018

 Toniic
  May 2018

This report,T100 Powered Ascent: Insights from the Frontiers of Impact Investing 2018 (Powered Ascent report), the second in the T100 Impact Portfolio Series, combines an analysis of investment portfolio data from 76 Toniic 100% Impact Network member investment portfolios with stories of their personal ...

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Toniic Powered Ascent