By Lauryn Agnew and Stephen Malta How to use the Bay Area Impact portfolios as building blocks for investing for sustainability and resilience in our own backyard. The six Bay Area Impact Investing portfolios that make up our regional impact investing solution are asset class specific strategies: public equity, fixed income, real estate, infrastructure, private equity, and community investing/savings. Each … Read More
Together Towards Impact in Our Own Backyard
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 entire … Read More
What is Place-Based Impact Investing?
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