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

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

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GIIN June Updates

Impact Investing News & Events

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30 Broad Street, 38th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Phone: +1.646.837.7430

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Follow us @theGIIN for the latest impact investing news, trends, and jobs.

Press Highlights

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

An article in the Wall Street Journal describes the U.S. Treasury’s new guidance for program-related investments that allow foundations to advance their purposes and serve the public through investment in for-profit enterprise.
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The New York Times discusses recent developments in social impact bonds in the U.S. and U.K.
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Recent Research

Visit the research resource page of the GIIN website for a more complete survey of impact investing research.

Bridges Ventures’ report, authored by GIIN European Liaison Susannah Nicklin, finds that advisors – within larger organizations or on their own – should serve the impact investment market.
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Calvert Foundation published a report and launched a website dedicated to financial advisors’ interest and needs related to impact investing.
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The Rockefeller Foundation and UN Global Compact’s report offers investors, corporations, and governments a resource for engaging with and supporting social enterprises addressing social and environmental needs.
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Arabella Advisors offers briefs that describe examples of impact investing in four major U.S. cities.
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NCIF’s annual report analyzes the financial and social performance of the CDFI industry compared to other peer groups.
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The GIIN published a case study on the impact and financial considerations that went into creating a co-investment into an African agricultural fund.
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Upcoming Events

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

Partnering for Global Impact
July 9-10, Lugano, Switzerland

Unreasonable Institute Climax
July 20-21, Boulder, CO, U.S.

Impact Investing Workshop
July 29, Denver, CO, U.S.

In This Issue:

  • Council on Foundations and GIIN Partner
  • First European Liaisons Engaged by the GIIN
  • Lok Capital Joins GIIN Investors’ Council
  • GIIN Board of Directors Welcomes New Member
  • The GIIN is Hiring a Technology Manager and a Communications Associate

Council on Foundations Partners with the GIIN to Support Impact Investing

The Council on Foundations announced important partnerships with two leaders advancing social impact, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and the Mission Investors Exchange. Ultimately, the two partnerships will draw on decades of collective experience to catalyze thought leadership and increase the amount of financial capital invested in communities. 

“The Council’s support for increasing awareness of the value of program and mission-related investing is a tremendously important development for the philanthropic sector,” said Luther M. Ragin Jr., Chief Executive Officer of GIIN. 

Read the press release >
 


GIIN Engages Two European Liaisons
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The GIIN announced it has engaged Harry Hummels and Susannah Nicklin as its first European Liaisons. While the GIIN has been working with European impact investors since its launch, the Liaisons will deepen this involvement by providing a formal local presence through which the GIIN can expand support to Europe’s dynamic and growing impact investor community. Dr. Hummels and Ms. Nicklin begin their formal engagement as GIIN Liaisons on July 1. The GIIN’s search for an additional European Liaison based in Switzerland remains open.

Read the press release > 
Read the Swiss Liaison position description > 
 


GIIN Investors’ Council Welcomes Lok Capital

Lok Capital logoLok Capital is a venture capital firm that invests in enterprises serving the lower income and base of the economic pyramid segments in India. Lok Capital currently manages two funds totaling USD 87 million, with a focus on financial inclusion, education, health, and livelihoods.

Read more >
View all members of the GIIN Investors’ Council >


GIIN Board of Directors Welcomes New Member

Marilou van Golstein BrouwersMarilou van Golstein Brouwers is Managing Director of Triodos Investment Management BV, a subsidiary of Triodos Bank. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Centenary Bank in Uganda, K-REP Bank in Kenya, Akiba Commercial Bank in Tanzania, KMB Bank in Russia, Brac Bank Afghanistan, and Kash Microfinance Bank in Pakistan. 

Read more >


The GIIN is Hiring

The GIIN is hiring a Technical Product Manager to guide and direct the development of the IRIS data infrastructure and technology platform. Applications are due July 13, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged.

The GIIN is also hiring a Communications Associate to support the communications and outreach efforts across all programs. Applications are due July 20, but will be reviewed on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged.

Read the Technology Manager description >


New Jobs Posted to the GIIN Career Center

Career CenterNew job openings in Jakarta, Kathmandu, and other global locations have been posted on the GIIN Career Center. Calvert Foundation, Ford Foundation, and NCIF are among the organizations looking for qualified impact investment professionals.

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