轉寄︰ Updates from the GIIN – Jobs, News, and Information from the Impact Investing Field

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“When you do the common things in life in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world.” George Washington Carver

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

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You can find other “Market with Meaning” but you definitely want to see “Profit with Purpose”.
I personally “Believe in Kingdom Transformation” because I know there is only ONE “Life for Significant”.

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主題︰ Updates from the GIIN – Jobs, News, and Information from the Impact Investing Field

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Press Highlights

Visit the press clips resource page of the GIIN website for a more complete index of impact investing coverage.

The Harvard Business Review discusses how unbundling societal benefits and financial returns can increase investment in social enterprise. 
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Microfinance Focus interviews the Global Director of Citi Microfinance, who discusses investor interest in social impact.
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Dow Jones Adviser highlights the increased interest in impact investing among the wealthy.
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Forbes profiles Tony Elumelu, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. 
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The Economist features the growing momentum of B Corps. 
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Recent Research

Insight into the Impact Investment Market, released by J.P. Morgan and the GIIN, presents analysis of investor perspectives & over 2,200 transactions.
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Taking Stock of Microfinance, a white paper by Credit Suisse, reviews findings of a survey on microfinance among wealth holders and advisers.
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Upcoming Events

Visit the events resource page of the GIIN website for an updated list of industry events.

New Ventures Latin America Impact Investment Forum
February 13-15, Merida, Mexico

  SROI Network International Conference
February 16-17, Berlin, Germany

  Harvard Social Enterprise Conference
February 25-26, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Community Capital Management Joins the GIIN Investors’ Council

Community Capital Management logoCommunity Capital Management, Inc. (CCM) is a registered investment adviser that manages fixed income impact investing portfolios. Its primary goal is to produce above-average, risk-adjusted returns while benefitting the community and the environment. CCM uses a proactive, positive screen for impact investments by investing in high credit quality bonds that support community development. It offers investors two impact investment products – the CRA Qualified Investment Fund and separately managed accounts – both which employ the same integrated two-prong impact investing strategy. Institutional clients include pension funds, foundations, religious organizations, banks, not-for-profits, and insurance companies. 

Read more about the GIIN Investors’ Council >

See a complete list of Investors’ Council Members >


Investor Spotlight: Community Capital Management

Barbara VanScoyEach month, an impact investor discusses with the GIIN their motivations, their impact investment strategy, and challenges they face in this growing industry. This month we spoke to Barbara VanScoy, Founder, Chair of the Board, and Senior Portfolio Manager at Community Capital Management (CCM). CCM is a fixed income manager and investment advisor with USD 1.4 billion in assets under management. 

Read full interview with Barbara VanScoy >


New IRIS Resource Online

IRIS logoCollecting & Reporting Poverty Data:  Using the Progress out of Poverty Index Toolkit with the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards, is a new white paper by the IRIS initiative and the Grameen Foundation, which commissioned the development of the Progress out of Poverty Index (PPI) Toolkit. Investors and organizations can learn how to leverage the PPI Toolkit and IRIS to measure, track, and report the number of poor beneficiaries served.

Read the white paper > 

Plus, in case you missed it, the first IRIS performance data report, Data Driven: A Performance Analysis for the Impact Investing Industry, is available online for free download.


New Jobs Posted to the GIIN Career Center

Career CenterNew job openings in Bethesda, Boston, New Delhi, New York, Toronto, Washington, D.C., and other global locations have been posted on the GIIN Career Center. ACCION, Calvert Foundation, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Root Capital are among the organizations looking for qualified impact investment professionals.

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