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January 29, 2016

A new impact investing report has been released in an effort to pave the way for family offices and other investors keen to measure the impact of their investments – alongside financial returns.

A new impact investing report has been released in an effort to pave the way for family offices and other investors keen to measure the impact of their investments – alongside financial returns.

November 17, 2015

Families of wealth in Asia are increasingly looking to impact investing rather philanthropy to achieve social and environmental good, according to a new report released this week.

Families of wealth in Asia are increasingly looking to impact investing rather philanthropy to achieve social and environmental good, according to a new report released this week.

Over the next three years families anticipate allocating 44% of their “doing good capital” to impact investing, compared with 33% today.

September 18, 2015

Sewage gas to bioplastics, hybrid drive to thermal waste – the definition of CleanTech is ever-evolving and it is a lot more than your standard solar panel or wind turbine.

Sewage gas to bioplastics, hybrid drive to thermal waste – the definition of CleanTech is ever-evolving and it is a lot more than your standard solar panel or wind turbine.

July 2, 2015

A pioneering survey examining the performance of impact investment funds, and comparing them with those that have no explicit social impact objective, has found market rate financial returns can be achieved, and in certain segments even exceeded.

A pioneering survey examining the performance of impact investment funds, and comparing them with those that have no explicit social impact objective, has found market rate financial returns can be achieved, and in certain segments even exceeded.

The new research from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) validates industry advocates who say “doing good” while achieving financial returns is possible.

July 2, 2014

The number of Millennials that own or employ socially responsible investments is significantly higher than in any other age group, according to a study that explores family dynamics in wealthy families. 

The number of Millennials that own or employ socially responsible investments is significantly higher than in any other age group, according to a study that explores family dynamics in wealthy families.

US Trusts’ Insights on Wealth and Worth 2014 found that 63% of Millennials, those born between 1980 and 2000, own or are interested in socially responsible investments compared with 40% of Generation X.  

Generation X is defined as people born between 1960 and 1980. 

June 13, 2014

Family offices and high net worth individuals are among some of the leading investors in impact investments – a practice forecast to be worth $12.7 billion (€9.4 billion) in 2014, according to a new report.

Family offices and high net worth individuals are among some of the leading investors in impact investments – a practice forecast to be worth $12.7 billion (€9.4 billion) in 2014, according to a new report.

Wealthy individuals and families account for 17% of total capital raised by fund managers, said The Impact Investor Survey, released by JP Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN).

February 5, 2009

Index investing traces its roots back more than 50 years and socially responsible investing is no spring chicken either. Yet only recently have the two investing strategies become integrated in a way that does justice to both.

Index investing traces its roots back more than 50 years and socially responsible investing (SRI)—a child of the 1970s—is no spring chicken either. Yet only recently have the two investing strategies become integrated in a way that does justice to both.
 
Investing with goals beyond profits alone has traditionally meant giving up conventional indexing strategies. SRI, in essence, is an active investment strategy, which leaves little if any room for the passive notions of buying stocks and puts it at odds with tapping indexing's low costs and competitive returns.

January 1, 2008

Third-generation Prashant Jhawar talks to Marc Smith about the reasons for taking India-based steel manufacturer Usha Martin global, relationships with the Tata and Birla dynasties, and the gunfight that inspired the firm’s CSR vehicle

Third-generation Prashant Jhawar talks to Marc Smith about the reasons for taking India-based steel manufacturer Usha Martin global, relationships with the Tata and Birla dynasties, and the gunfight that inspired the firm's CSR vehicle

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