Impact Investments

Global Impact Investments

While global supply chains and an increased level of pressure on the world’s raw materials have pushed impact investments into the headlines recently, they are not a new concept in themselves.

Philanthropic business people have for centuries worked to minimise the negative impact of their business activities and sought to invest in the quality of life of their workforce and society as a whole, while still making money at the end of the day.  …More

Insights on Impact Investments

The Ford Foundation,the human welfare foundation co-founded by the industrialist Henry Ford, has announced it is to invest $1 billion of its $12 billion endowment in impact investments in the largest commitment of its kind by a private organisation. The body will begin the 10-year mission-related strategy with an initial

fund investing in women

UBS’ wealth management division has raised $110 million to put into a US venture capital fund that will invest in firms in the health, environment and education sectors that are headed or co-managed by women. The impact investing fund will be managed by Rethink Impact, a venture capital house that

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Impact Investments