Impact Investing

What is Impact Investing?

Impact investing and socially responsible investing has been one of the most important topic in finance over the last couple of decades. Impact investing is an innovative way to look at how we as a society can solve problems and make money at the same time. At the beginning of 2018, $12 trillion in assets were invested in sustainable, responsible and impact investing strategies across the United States.

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Charity Charge Releases New Credit Card Program Designed Specifically for Nonprofits

Charity Charge, a Public Benefit Corporation out of Austin, TX has recently announced it’s new…

12 Profound Statistics About Socially Responsible Investing That Show Trillions of Dollars Being Allocated to Sustainability

A recent impact investing report released by Domini Impact Investments presents an amazing inside look…

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Meet the Nonprofit Tackling Affordable Housing Through a Startup Mentality

Meet Swope Dreams, a community development and affordable housing nonprofit started to honor the life…

Equity Crowdfunding Fuels Ethical & Sustainable Businesses
Equity Crowdfunding Fuels Ethical & Sustainable Businesses

Earlier, Causeartist reported on DoneGood – an online shopping platform to help customers to discover social…

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This Solar Powered Filtration System Aims To Provide Clean Water To The 2.1 Billion Who Lack It

3 out of 10 people around the world – or 2.1 billion people lack access…

30 Social Impact Investing Ventures Changing the World Through Finance

The world of social impact investing is expanding rapidly. In 2012 the Forum for Sustainable…

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20 Inspiring African Americans Impacting The World Through Social Impact & Social Innovation

In honor of Black History Month I wanted to find a way to spotlight some…

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Solar Energy and the Real Impact of Impact Investing

A little over a year ago my colleagues and I at ISSIMO became aware of…

DoneGood Raises $300k In Equity Crowdfunding To Grow Social Impact Shopping Platform

Photo by Charles Deluvio DoneGood is now opening its next fundraising round.  As part of the…

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Meet the Social Enterprise Changing The Face Of Rural Communities Through Affordable Housing

Living conditions in rural Cambodia can be extremely tough for the 80% of the country’s…

How Blockchain Mobile Payments Improve Medical Access for Millions of Unbanked Latinos

  Let’s face it, no one likes going to the doctor. Many of us put…

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15 Ventures Impacting the World Through Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

Over the past few years, cryptocurrency, and the technology that powers it, blockchain, has burst…

Meet GroFast, A Modern Planter Box That Allows Anyone To Grow Nutritious Herbs And Microgreens

  Louis Lim, CEO and founder of Helios Eos based in Singapore, just announced the…

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7 Brands Impacting The World Through Helping Alleviate The Refugee Crisis

There are more than 65 million people identified by United Nations Refugee Agency as being forcibly…

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Indonesian Social Venture Champions Sustainable Agriculture, One Craft Chocolate Bar At A Time

Photo credit: Krakakoa   Krakakoa, a craft chocolate social venture, trains and equips cocoa farmers…

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New Podcast Gives Impact Tips from UN Global Goals Pioneers

Photo by Slava Bowman   Industry Disruption: Field Notes   Want to know what companies are…

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Meet The Socially Conscious Holding Company That’s Creating The Berkshire Hathaway Of Impact Investing

Photo by Alice Donovan Rouse Meet Orthogonal Thinker, the Berkshire Hathaway of socially conscious capitalism. They…

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16 of the Best Travel Startups That Make It Easy To See The World And Work Remotely

Remote working is more and more becoming the norm for the next generation of the…

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Why Socially Responsible Investing Is Not Enough

Photo by rawpixel   Most are at least somewhat familiar with socially responsible investing. If you’re…

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Q&A With Dave Fanger, CEO and Founder of Swell Investing, the Socially Conscious Investor Platform

If you are not familiar with Swell Investing, let me take a second to introduce…

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Meet The Social Enterprise Startup Looking To Distrupt The Payday Loan Industry

Meet Fig Loans. Fig changes the way people with bad credit experience banking. They offer…

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How To Use Ethical Capitalism To Create A Truly Human Economy

  It’s now more than 20 years since Terry Hallman, founder of People-Centered Economic Development…

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5 Apps That Will Help You Automatically Save Money Everyday

Photo by William Iven Saving money shouldn’t be a pain, it should be easy, automatic,…

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Karma Network Launches New Show Focused On Innovation & Impact Lifestyle

  The new web series show, At A Glance is a new type of review series…

8 Tools You Can Use To Invest In Social Impact Ventures & Startups

Photo by Breather on Unsplash   Let me start off by stating that I am not a financial…

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Millennials at Work: Creating Meaning is The True Dream Job

Millennials. A generation ridiculed for its love for avocado, extreme political correctness, and a reputation…

OpenInvest Launches Impact Investing Tool To Help End Forced Labor & Human Trafficking

  Imagine the impact of investing in companies working to end forced labor and human…

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MissionU Is Now Accepting Applications For Their January 2018 Program

Update: MissionU was acquired by WeWork in May of 2018. MissionU just opened admissions for…

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Meet the Venture Philanthropy Organization Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs in the Middle East

  The news that reaches us in the U.S. about the Middle East is largely…

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Meet The Female Social Entrepreneur Creating Opportunities for 8,000 Women In 16 Countries……And Counting

Meet Joy McBrien, an inspiring female social entrepreneur, and founder of Fair Anita. Fair Anita…