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Charity-run impact investment fund backs first project

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 25th May 2021 -  The investment has been made in partnership with other leading impact investors including Atlassian Foundation and the Community Impact Foundation                                

A six-pillar approach to protecting nature to protect investments

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 19th May 2021 -  “Biodiversity really needs its own Paris agreement.” 

A lesson for investors: Real change involves the loss of power

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 13th May 2021 -  Anand Giridharadas poses a challenge to responsible investors to think about their power and what they’re really doing to achieve systemic change.

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Launching the Living Learning program

Dale Renner, Wednesday, 5th May 2021 -  The Living Learning program is important, writes Dale Renner, not just because of its social impact on young people, but also because of the way the impact investment is structured. It provides a new way to partner for the delivery of social outcomes

Asia-Pacific experiences surge in climate-aware funds

Luke Michael, Monday, 3rd May 2021 -  A new report reveals climate-aware funds in the Asia-Pacific region have collective assets worth US$18.6 billion (A$24.1 billion)     

The investing style unlocking the solution to long-term NFP capital

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 29th April 2021 -  Experts say that endowment style investing leads to greater diversification, lower levels of volatility and higher chances of achieving objectives over the long term. But what is it? And is it something that all charities can bring on board? We take

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The future of impact

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 28th April 2021 -  “We’re at a time when we can see that our systems are not serving us. It’s time to explore what systems we need to build a more sustainable way of living in harmony with the planet.”

The UN looks for investors for projects to help meet its 2030 Sustainability Goals

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 21st April 2021 -  The United Nations has partnered with a number of the world’s largest financial institutions for support in connecting investors with projects.

The future (of investment) is female

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 14th April 2021 -  A new report highlights that without focus on female investment Australia’s push for gender equality will continue to slide backwards

New report maps out Australia’s impact startup ecosystem

Luke Michael, Thursday, 8th April 2021 -  Giant Leap Fund has launched its first Impact Startup Landscape Report 
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