impact investing

Are investments focused on smallholder farmers the next big growth area in impact investing? Kusi Hornberger, Global Partnerships' VP, Investment Research, looks at the case for impact, the dramatic growth in this type of portfolio in recent years and the remaining challenges.

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Global Partnerships (GP) is honored to share that we have been selected for the ImpactAssets 50 (IA 50) for a fifth consecutive year in 2015. Established in 2010, the Impact Assets 50 is the only free, public, searchable database of outstanding impact investing fund managers.

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Within the impact investing industry, microfinance has historically been viewed as a fine example of an investable, market-sustained solution to poverty. Hundreds of millions of dollars have flowed to microfinance institutions (MFIs) and microfinance investment vehicles—across asset classes—generating social impact alongside consistent and stable financial returns.

Tags: due diligence   impact   impact investing   investors report   microcredit   microfinance   poverty      

After the 2015 Biennial of the Americas, one impact investing-focused clínica looked

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