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Nathan Cummings Foundation Announces Move to 100 Percent Mission-Aligned Investing

Foundation will fully leverage nearly half-billion dollar endowment to further their mission

 Mar 2018

New York, NY – March 12, 2018   Today the Nathan Cummings Foundation announced that they will align 100 percent of their nearly half-billion dollar endowment with their mission. The Nathan Cummings Foundation is focused on creating a more just, vibrant, sustainable and democratic society and finding ...

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ECMC Foundation Expands Funding to For-Profit Sector

Program-Related Investments Tap into Market-Based Solutions to Widen Impact in Education

 Mar 2018

Los Angeles, Calif., March 6, 2018 – ECMC Foundation today announced the launch of Education Innovation Ventures (EIV) to tap into the creative power of the private sector to solve problems of inequity in education.

EIV uses program-related investments (PRIs), a funding tool made available to ...

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OPIC Unveils 2X Women's Initiative to Mobilize More Than $1 Billion to Invest in the World's Women

 Mar 2018

March 7, 2018 - WASHINGTON, D.C.​​​​​​​ - The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) today unveiled its global 2X Women’s Initiative, which will mobilize more than $1 billion to projects that support women in developing countries, unlocking the multi-trillion dollar investment opportunity women represent. The announcement ...

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Degroof Petercam and Quadia launch a partnership in Impact Investing

Degroof Petercam takes a strategic equity stake in Quadia

 Mar 2018

Monday, March 5, 2018 — Wishing to reinforce its Impact Investing offer, Degroof Petercam has decided to enter into a partnership with Quadia, a Swiss-based asset manager and a European leader in Impact Investing. Within this partnership, Degroof Petercam has taken a minority equity participation in ...

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Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Create a Federal Fund Supporting Social Financing; The Sorenson Impact Center Plays Leading Role

 Mar 2018

February 12, 2018- SALT LAKE CITY—The Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business played a leading role in supporting the bipartisan Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (SIPPRA), which passed Congress early Friday morning and ...

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Global Sustain Releases Global Report on ESG Market

 Mar 2018

Global Sustain Group conducted and released recently a new ESG/SRI & Impact Investments Market Report and Benchmark Analysis, entitled "ESG Investing. From Niche to Mainstream"


LONDON, Mar. 01, 2018 - Global Sustain Group conducted and released recently a new ESG/SRI & Impact Investments Market ...

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OPIC Commitments to Power Africa have Reached $2.4 Billion to Date

 Mar 2018

March 1, 2018 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation announced this week it has committed $2.4 billion to date to the U.S. Power Africa initiative to harness the resources of the private sector to bring more electricity to Africa.

OPIC’s ...

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ImpactAssets Releases Seventh Annual IA 50 Impact Investment Fund Showcase

Industry’s only free, searchable resource of impact investing fund managers features firms that manage $29.2 billion in assets.

 Mar 2018

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 27 - ImpactAssets has released its 2017-18 ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50), a free, online database for investors and financial advisors that features a diversified listing of 50 private capital fund managers that deliver social and environmental impact as well as financial returns. IA ...

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“Communities in Action: Championing Change for Children”- 2017 Annual Report released

New grant commitments total nearly $400 million

 Mar 2018

Feb. 9, 2018 - BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) announced today the release of its 2017 annual report, featuring leadership letters, grantee stories, photos and videos that illustrate engaged communities as the champions driving measurable change for children. “Communities in Action: Championing ...

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