Category Archives: impact investing

Upping the ante and going “all in” for a greater social impact

  The spring line from women’s clothing designer Eileen Fisher is 60 percent “eco,” on their path to reaching 100 percent sustainability by 2020, going “all in.” Similarly, the FB Heron Foundation has about 60 percent of its assets invested in mission, on the path to reaching 100 percent, going “all in.” These women-led enterprises […]

Revving up for 2015? Here’s a five point checklist

As we approach 2015, there are five things businesses, foundations and non profits can start now to make a greater social impact in the year ahead: Time for a tune up. Are you achieving what you set out to do? We find that at around the 3-5 year mark of a CSR or grant making […]

Emerging ways to fund social change

There has been a pop in articles and commentary since the start of September that focus on different ways to fund positive and effective social change. One New York Times piece, “Investing to Make a Difference Is Gaining Ground” affirms that we were onto something real when we started Giving Strong three years ago – […]