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.

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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