01 February 2018 - Aberdeen Standard Investments, the global investment manager, has announced the launch of the UK Equity Impact – Employment Opportunities Fund*, in collaboration with Big Issue Invest, the social investment arm of The Big Issue. The Fund will be managed by Lesley Duncan, Investment ...
TriLinc Global Impact Fund Makes Impact Investments in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Emerging Europe
TriLinc Global Impact Fund announced today that it has approved an additional $27.9 million in term loans and trade finance facilities to companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Emerging Europe, bringing total financing commitments as of January 31, 2018 to ...
Grameen America Celebrates 10 Years of Empowering Women through Microfinance as it Announces Foray into Impact Investing
Nonprofit opens its funding to impact investing through the first in a series of Social Business Funds
NEW YORK, NY —JANUARY 30, 2018 This month, Grameen America, the fastest growing microfinance organization in the United States, celebrates its 10-year anniversary of empowering low-income women entrepreneurs in underserved areas in the U.S. through affordable microloans. In tandem, the organization announced that it ...
Humanity United launches Working Capital, an early stage venture fund to invest in ethical supply chain innovations
San Francisco, California - January 30, 2018 – Working Capital, an early-stage venture fund, launched today with the goal of accelerating supply chain innovations to enable corporations to operate more transparently and ethically around the world. It was founded by Humanity United, a foundation that is part ...
IFC Launches its USD Global Benchmark Issue, Raising $2 Billion to Support Private Sector in Developing Countries
Washington, D.C., January 18, 2018—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today issued a $2 billion global bond, highlighting its international leadership role as the largest development institution focused exclusively on growing the private sector in emerging markets.
The heavily oversubscribed issuance ...
Registration Now Open For US SIF 8th Annual Conference "Investing For a Sustainable World," May 30 - June 1, 2018
The conference gives attendees an opportunity to hear from leading investors, CEOs and policymakers, learn about new approaches, trends and policy developments in the field and network with leaders in sustainable, responsible and impact investing.
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 30, 2018 – US SIF: The Forum ...
Moxie Future’s Survey Reveals Almost Two Thirds of Women Motivated to Invest Responsibly
Research finds that women in China show the greatest interest when it comes to investing in companies and funds that focus on positive social and environmental outcomes.
HONG KONG, 30 January, 2018 – New research published today by Moxie Future shows that women are leading the ...
• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina • Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel
• 3.8 million Africans provided access to electricity in 2017, says President Adesina
• Plans for 10,000 MW of solar power systems across the Sahel
San Diego startup led by proven industry leaders is making strides to $10M goal
SAN DIEGO, CA—January 31, 2018—Mission Driven Finance today announced that Lucky Bolt, a local food kitchen and healthy meal delivery company, All Across Africa, a fair trade home goods wholesaler, and Thrive Public Schools are the first beneficiaries of their fund’s inaugural ...
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