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Impact Investment Group’s new ‘alternative’ fund explained

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 24th September 2020 -  Impact Investment Group recently launched a $70 million “fund of funds” – the first of its kind in the country. We take a look at what that means.

Philanthropy’s role in the impact revolution

Luke Michael, Thursday, 17th September 2020 -  Sir Ronald Cohen says philanthropy needs to shift from funding activities to funding outcomes

Coronavirus leaves more people vulnerable to loan sharks and high-risk sources of credit

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  In response, Good Shepherd Microfinance has launched a new no interest loans scheme to help people during the coronavirus crisis 

Don’t know how to take your social business to the next level? This might help.

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 9th September 2020 -  A free guide shares tips and tricks to help Queensland social entrepreneurs grow and secure impact investing funds

Responsible investing matures in new decade

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 8th September 2020 -  Companies or assets that ignore issues such as climate change, health and safety, labour rights, corruption, and lack of diversity are unlikely to thrive, says sector leader

Opinion

How do we join impact investing and social entrepreneurship for greater impact?

Gorgi Krlev, Wednesday, 2nd September 2020 -  Gorgi Krlev considers how rethinking the rationales for decision-making by entrepreneurs and investors can help enhance this match. 

Opinion

Why 2020 is our best chance to make finance a force for good

Brendan Dixon, Tuesday, 1st September 2020 -  Brendan Dixon considers the changing face of finance and why now is the time to create a finance industry that does more good than harm.

New partnership looks to make investing in nature mainstream

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st September 2020 -  "Investing in the resilience of nature is investing in the resilience of the economy," one of the leaders behind the partnership says.   

Sustainable investment funds hit trillion-dollar milestone

Luke Michael, Thursday, 20th August 2020 -  The second quarter of 2020 saw sustainable funds increase by more than 70 per cent 

Impact investing lends a hand to struggling social entrepreneurs

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 11th August 2020 -  New analysis lays out the challenges social entrepreneurs face during coronavirus and how impact investors can help them
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