All tagged philanthropy

Private equity firms increasingly investing in social impact

In the popular imagination, venture capitalists are all sharp-suited "greed is good" spouting Gordon Gekko-types, buying distressed businesses or household brands before stripping them bare and slashing employees to turn a quick buck.

But all this antipathy towards private equity however distracts from its rather sober, utilitarian aims: to turn a flagging enterprise into a flagship of success. Private equity is meant to inject working capital into a promising business and refine products, operations or management, while keeping shareholders suitably compensated for their risk taking.............

Sectors Driven By Impact Investing - SOCAP17

Impact increasingly has a place across all asset classes and investor types.  Founders, leaders, practitioners and provocateurs convene to look back and look forward, strengthening the foundation of investing for impact while also developing new mindsets and models to invigorate the future of impact investing...........

How to Get Involved in the Impact Investing Sector

How to get started in impact investing:  Business and social entrepreneurs are working to make improvements in areas including energy efficiency, education, health, economic empowerment, and food security - just to name a few. When considering a career in impact investing it is important to think about where you can make the greatest impact ...........