impact

At last week’s 17th Microcredit Summit in Mérida, Mexico, stakeholders from the microfinance industry gathered to discuss how innovations in microfinance can help rid the world of extreme poverty.

Tags: Bolivia   CRECER   impact   Latin America   Mexico   microcredit   Microcredit Summit   microfinance   Truelift   

Over the past few years, as the field of impact investing has grown in size and complexity, a lingering question has followed in its wake, “How do you evaluate impact investing?”

Tags: Developmental evaluation   formative evaluation   impact   impact evaluation   impact measurement   measuring impact   metrics   performance indicators   summative evaluation   

Starting today, we’ll be rolling out a 5-part series on impact investing that presents the variety of perspectives of different actors in the impact investing space.

Tags: financial return   fund manager   impact         wealth advisor   

What is the current state of impact investing in Latin America? The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) hosted a webinar on April 11 to discuss this very topic.

Tags: accelerators   ANDE   Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs   impact   Latin America         

Sasha Dichter, chief innovation officer at Global Partnerships’ (GP) peer, Acumen, recently wrote a blog post about the importance of impact measurement.

Tags: impact   impact measurement   IRIS   metrics