• Tideline launches impact verification business

    02 October 2020

    US-based consultancy Tideline has launched BlueMark, a separate business to provide 'verification' of investors' claims of positive impact.

  • GIIN publishes Covid-19 guidance for impact investors

    10 August 2020

    The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) has published guidance to help impact investors understand how they can best support their investees and enterprises through the coronavirus crisis.

  • Rockefeller Foundation considering racial equity screening of grants

    22 June 2020

    The Rockefeller Foundation is examining ways it can introduce an "equity screen" on the grants it provides to help grow businesses that have a positive social or environmental impact.

  • US 'Opportunity Zones' not living up to impact goals, study says

    18 June 2020

    The US government's Opportunity Zones economic development scheme is failing the deprived communities it was built to serve - and especially those in majority-black neighbourhoods, a report claims.

  • GIIN leads creation of Covid-19 response impact 'coalition'

    13 May 2020

    An investor coalition has been launched that will seek to amplify the effect of impact investments in the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Rockefeller Foundation sets $1bn low-wage investment goal

    26 February 2020

    The Rockefeller Foundation is set to invest $65 million in a financing programme it says will mobilise $1 billion in private finance and help support about 10 million low-income workers in the US.

  • Rockefeller, Packard and Ford among foundations backing impact scale-up fund

    07 February 2020

    The Rockefeller Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Ford Foundation are among high-profile US backers of a 'tipping point' fund designed to help boost the impact investing market.

  • ESG consideration gaining ground in credit risk analysis

    26 July 2018

    Environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues are no longer a concern only to equity investors, as fixed income market participants, including credit rating agencies, are increasingly paying heed to them, says the PRI's Carmen Nuzzo.