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Philanthropy for Climate, Social Innovator Awards, and Inequality Reality Check: Davos Round-Up

The World Economic Forum held its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this week, and Oxfam released a report on the state of the world's richest people. Here's what you need to know: The...more

Aspiration Becomes Foundational Investor in Compassionate Carbon to Further Innovation ...

One of the biggest carbon traders in the world is teaming up with one of the biggest tree-huggers to create what the New York Times calls "one of the biggest carbon markets in history." The...more

Resilient Coastal Communities and Climate Adaptation: Lessons from New York for New Zealand

Aya Morris spent six months in New York City as a Fulbright New Zealand science and innovation graduate student, but she's now back home in New Zealand and ready to share some of her...more

New Collaboration And Investment Scales Up Innovation To Improve Vaccine Delivery
Foundation: Coca-Cola Foundation

Some 23 million children missed out on vaccinations in 2020, the highest number since 2009and 3.7 million more than in 2019. That's why the Coca-Cola Foundation and Project Last Mile are teaming...more

Marin Health Nonprofit Gets $1M State Grant to Aid Youths
Foundation: Marin Community Foundation

"If you were to investigate the health of pre-colonial people, there was no addiction. Substances were prevalent but they were used with a sense of respect for their ancestors." That's what...more

Exceptional Impact of Social Enterprise Development Fund Marked with Open Call for 2023

If you're a social enterprise focused on improving the lives of people in your community, you may be in luck. Ireland's Social Enterprise Development Fund is now accepting applications for its...more

New Investors Announced For Social Impact Investment Fund That Backs Under-Represented Groups

In the UK, entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups are often shut out of investment opportunitiesuntil now. That's about to change. Big Issue Invest, the University of Edinburgh's Social...more

Impact Investment Market Outlook For 2023 And Beyond

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues have long been considered the No. 1 concern when it comes to potential investment opportunities, but a new report from the Global Impact Investment...more

The Mounting Cost Of Anti-ESG Movements

A new study finds that states boycotting certain companies over environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns could cost them as much as $708 million a year in extra borrowing costs. The...more

Maximising Impact Through Investment

When it comes to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics, some say they're the most important factor when investing. Others, however, say they're just as important if not more...more







The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published the first of three volumes of its fifth Assessment Report (AR5). The findings of the report show that mainstream businesses have become greener, with an emphasis on reducing carbon emissions which are the key sectors for impact investment.




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