My job requires me to be an Excel and data nerd. You can usually find me wading through due diligence reports, financial statements and monitoring spreadsheets. These are the resources I depend on to evaluate investments in current and potential partners.
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.
Since World Health Day was on April 7, "an opportunity for individuals in every community to get involved in activities that can lead to better health," it's fitting that the Global Health and Innovation Conference (GHIC) will take place this weekend.
A Chinese-funded transoceanic canal in Nicaragua is slated for development but with it comes concerns about whether or not it will help the country, the second-poorest in the Western Hemisphere, after Haiti.
We are pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Andy Lohof, director of program initiatives. Get to know Andy in this short Q&A:
We are delighted to announce that we were presented with an “Access to Finance” award as part of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC, the U.S. government’s development finance institution) inaugural Impact Awards.
We are excited to share that we have expanded our partnership with Friendship Bridge, a nonprofit microfinance institution dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished women in rural Guatemala, by adding them to our Health Services Fund (HSF).
In our latest Investors Report, Mark Coffey, chief investment and operating officer, underscores our commitment to investments focused on social impact and reiterates the challenge of focusing entirely on numbers for impact measurement.