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Australia’s green bond issuance tops $15 billion

Rachel Alembakis, Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 -  Australia issued $15.6 billion in green bonds as of the end of June, yet there is a pipeline of more than 400 green infrastructure investment projects, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative.

His and HERS: Scoring the leaders and laggards on gender diversity

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 -  A new framework has been developed to help investors identify the most gender diverse companies, after it was revealed gender diverse firms tend to outperform their less diverse peers.

Analysis

Innovative uses of philanthropic funds to tackle complex social problems

Libby Ward-Christie, Monday, 19th August 2019 -  A recent case study by the Centre for Social Impact highlights the power and potential of innovative solutions to address long-term homelessness. Moreover, it highlights the potential of innovative approaches to funding such initiatives that arise wh

Analysis

Time to change the way we invest

Contributor, Thursday, 15th August 2019 -  Why are more foundations not joining the mission-investing trend or deploying a greater share of their assets, asks Ellen Dorsey, executive director at Wallace Global Fund.

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

Opinion

Superannuation: A critical tool for social progress

Helen Steel, Tuesday, 6th August 2019 -  Our super can function as a powerful lever to not only contribute to the simultaneous health and wealth of our nation, but to incentivise purpose-led business more broadly, writes Shared Value Project CEO Helen Steel.

Own your financial future project

Contributor, Tuesday, 6th August 2019 -  A new grant-funded project aims to demystify basic investment and financial concepts and empower women over 55 to have conversations with their partners, children and financial advisers, writes Silvana Eccles, national education and operations manage

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.
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