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Three reasons impact investing needs women

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 14th August 2019 -  While women are already playing a big part in the rapidly growing global impact investing market, sector experts say encouraging more women into the traditionally male-dominated field can only lead to good things. We find out why.

Opinion

Finance first or impact first? Neither!

Daniel Madhavan, Thursday, 8th August 2019 -  Daniel Madhavan, the CEO of Impact Investment Group, discusses what bothers him about oversimplifying impact investing into either finance first or impact first, and explains why we should let go of all the names and frames and just see the resources

Making money, doing good: The growth of impact investment

Contributor, Thursday, 1st August 2019 -  As the impact investment sector expands, new and improved measurement is helping to bring the practice into the financial mainstream. 

Opinion

Moving from a***hole investing to investing

Daniel Madhavan, Wednesday, 17th July 2019 -  Daniel Madhavan, the CEO of Impact Investment Group, shares three things he doesn’t like about setting an allocation for impact investment and why it’s useless to put “impact” into a single unified bucket of delicious goodness.

Opinion

Everything and therefore nothing: Why we must reject the ‘impact’ investors adding nothing new

Contributor, Monday, 15th July 2019 -  Impact investing is about so much more than good intentions and transactional impact measurement – it’s about supporting genuine social innovation and taking risks to help a new project to thrive, just like in venture capital, says Luciano Balbo,

Opinion

Looking back and looking forward on Australia’s opportunity to lead on impact

Rosemary Addis, Tuesday, 9th July 2019 -  On 1 July, Rosemary Addis handed over the chair of Australian Advisory Board on Impact Investing. Here she reflects on what’s happened in the sector since she first founded the organisation in 2013.

Talking about a clean money revolution

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 3rd July 2019 -  A clean money revolution is not only required – it’s well underway, says self-described “financial activist” Joel Solomon.

Opinion

Impact investing – Tokenism and words no longer enough

David Crosbie, Thursday, 20th June 2019 -  The Australian government has put its toe in the water of impact investing but we’re falling behind countries like the UK and Canada where governments have made significant investments to support the market, writes Community Council for Australia C

Can teaming up with finance groups save your charity?

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 12th June 2019 -  Struggling charities will miss out on billions of dollars in funding for social impact programs if they don’t look to the finance sector for help, a new report warns.

Indigeous impact investment fund to provide the best of both finance and social worlds

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 29th May 2019 -  A multi-million dollar social impact fund has launched, promising to invest in infrastructure that will benefit both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and provide a return to investors.  
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