Together Towards Impact in Our Own Backyard

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  By Lauryn Agnew, Stephen Malta Our History of Place-Based Impact Investing: Traditional investing has focused on measuring risk and returns, and only recently has impact emerged as part of this equation so that we can now measure risk, return, and track our impact. What would this need to look like if we were to focus on impact for an … Read More

What is Place-Based Impact Investing?

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The Basics of Place-Based Impact Investing Series: Article 1 By Lauryn Agnew, Stephen Malta Place-based impact investing adds another dimension to the exciting and growing field of impact investing: the investment strategy designed to combine financial returns with positive economic and/or environmental impacts. In its start-up phase, impact investing was predominantly associated with private equity investments into social enterprises to … Read More

Place-based Impact Investing: The Bay Area Impact Investing Initiative Model

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The portfolio models from the Bay Area Impact Investing Initiative’s research is highlighted in Cornerstone Capital’s Journal of Sustainable Finance and Banking. ┬áThis article summarizes the in-depth research into building place-based impact-oriented investment opportunities, particularly for the San Francisco Bay Area. ┬áBy collaborating on the due diligence, encouraging deal flow, and keeping to high fiduciary standards, we can build a … Read More