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Profit Begins for Impact Investment In Sustainable Development Goals

AgriSmart, Inc. is an investment in agriculture that is partnering with Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa to meet Sustainable Development Goals at a high level of profit. Cote d'Ivoire is one of the best...more

Ford Foundation Elects Ricardo Castro as VP and General Counsel
Foundation: Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations

AgriSmart, Inc. is an investment in agriculture that is partnering with Cote d'Ivoire in West Africa to meet Sustainable Development Goals at a high level of profit. Cote d'Ivoire is one of the best...more

Philanthropy Continues for Mericle

Despite being arraigned, Robert K. Mericle continues his philanthropic acts. He offered his warehouse located in CenterPoint Commerce and Trade Park in Jenkins Township to the U.S. Marine Corps to...more

Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies Announces New Chief Investment Officer
Foundation: Cargill Foundation

The Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies has recently announced that it has a new chief investment officer in the name of Shawn Wischmeier. Wischmeier will manage $6 billion in assets held by the...more



Largest Foundation Giving for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
1,378
2,579,354,996
2
1,407
471,403,757
5
741
354,782,649

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Is There Community Accountability In Impact Investing?


Is There Community Accountability In Impact Investing?

Morgan Simon, Pi Investments and Transform Finance, explains the concept of impact investment that supports economic and community development. Simon notes that this concept, while gaining attention from varying financial contenders, is an exciting, but potentially problematic trend seen over the last decade.




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