May 2022

ImpactAlpha: Risk off? Savvy investors go ‘impact on’ to stay on track in a volatile market

2022-05-26T08:30:47-05:00

ImpactAlpha: Risk off? Savvy investors go ‘impact on’ to stay on track in a volatile market May 25, 2022 ImpactAlpha's Dennis Price reports on the performance of impact investments during economic downturns, and cites Aeris' analysis of CDFI performance during the Covid pandemic. Community development financial institutions, or CDFIs, experienced some of their fastest-ever [...]

ImpactAlpha: Risk off? Savvy investors go ‘impact on’ to stay on track in a volatile market2022-05-26T08:30:47-05:00

March 2022

Next City: What Is the True Impact of Your Organization?

2022-03-30T09:28:43-05:00

Next City: What Is the True Impact of Your Organization? By Christopher C. Williams, March 23, 2022Next City's Christopher C. Williams speaks with Aeris President & CEO Paige Chapel about why CDFIs need to take a data-driven approach to assessing their impact, attracting capital and staying relevant.Read the full article at nextcity.org. [...]

Next City: What Is the True Impact of Your Organization?2022-03-30T09:28:43-05:00

October 2020

FundFire: As ‘Impact-Washing’ Concerns Grow, Mgrs Turn to Third-Party Verifiers

2020-10-21T11:59:48-05:00

FundFire: As 'Impact-Washing' Concerns Grow, Mgrs Turn to Third-Party Verifiers By Aziza Kasumov, October 20, 2020 Article excerpt: Aeris, a risk and impact consultancy launched in 2004, initially with a focus on community development financial institutions, has performed six verifications in the last year alone. But it’s not only impact-focused boutiques doing the [...]

FundFire: As ‘Impact-Washing’ Concerns Grow, Mgrs Turn to Third-Party Verifiers2020-10-21T11:59:48-05:00

The Colorado Sun: “A mission-minded loan source…”

2020-10-08T10:56:17-05:00

The Colorado Sun: "A mission-minded loan source that doesn’t care if you’re a startup with no experience, revenues or credit" CDFIs, like Colorado Enterprise Fund, provide underserved communities with capital when banks say no. The niche is attracting investors seeking impact, including Google and Netflix by Tamara Chuang The following is an [...]

The Colorado Sun: “A mission-minded loan source…”2020-10-08T10:56:17-05:00

June 2020

Pensions & Investments: Another crisis, another opportunity for CDFIs

2020-06-15T08:42:09-05:00

Pensions & Investments: Another crisis, another opportunity for CDFIs Big in '08, community development financial institutions have a revival By Hazel Bradford Foundations and other institutional investors are targeting capital to help hardest-hit communities recover from the coronavirus pandemic, reviving a structure that helped during the Great Recession: community development financial institutions. Read the full [...]

Pensions & Investments: Another crisis, another opportunity for CDFIs2020-06-15T08:42:09-05:00

February 2020

NextBillion: Progress and Frustration: How Investors are Pushing Impact Investing Toward Greater Transparency

2020-02-06T08:16:49-05:00

NextBillion: Progress and Frustration: How Investors are Pushing Impact Investing Toward Greater Transparency by Paige Chapel Not very long ago, impact investing was deemed a small, boutique and mainly esoteric investment strategy by the majority of investors and investment service professionals. That has changed. Last year, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) reported [...]

NextBillion: Progress and Frustration: How Investors are Pushing Impact Investing Toward Greater Transparency2020-02-06T08:16:49-05:00

January 2020

Financial Advisor IQ – ThinkTank: Impact Authenticity Emerges as a Theme for the Next Decade

2020-01-31T11:32:00-05:00

Impact authenticity emerges as a theme for the next decade By Paige Chapel, CEO, Aeris This article originally appeared in Financial Advisor IQ – ThinkTank. Enthusiasm and a compelling narrative, which largely fueled the impressive growth of impact investing over its first 10 years, may still be necessary, but they are no longer sufficient, [...]

Financial Advisor IQ – ThinkTank: Impact Authenticity Emerges as a Theme for the Next Decade2020-01-31T11:32:00-05:00

October 2019

ImpactAlpha: New tools for the diligent impact investor

2019-10-22T14:34:57-05:00

ImpactAlpha: New tools for the diligent impact investor Dennis Price, Editorial Director at ImpactAlpha, observes that that 2019 conference season "has surfaced a raft of new impact investing tools, resources and reports," and provides a roundup of new information resources and tools available to impact investors, including the Aeris Atlas software platform and Aeris [...]

ImpactAlpha: New tools for the diligent impact investor2019-10-22T14:34:57-05:00

October 2018

Interview with Paige Chapel on Wharton Business Radio (SiriusXM)

2019-02-06T17:14:03-05:00

Interview with Paige Chapel on Wharton Business Radio (SiriusXM) Wharton Business Radio's "Dollars and Change" program broadcasted live from the SOCAP 2018 conference in San Francisco, which convened more than 3,000 impact investors, entrepreneurs, and cross-sector practitioners dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good. Hosts Katherine Klein and Sherryl Kuhlman [...]

Interview with Paige Chapel on Wharton Business Radio (SiriusXM)2019-02-06T17:14:03-05:00

November 2017

Detroit Free Press: How a Small Foundation Investment Can Yield Continued Benefits for a Community

2018-10-23T19:52:02-05:00

Detroit Free Press: How a Small Foundation Investment Can Yield Continued Benefits for a Community Aeris helped the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation analyze the financial impact of the conversion of a $2.5 million program-related investment (PRI) in Detroit Development Fund into a grant. Katy Locker, program director, and Luz Gomez, former director of research, [...]

Detroit Free Press: How a Small Foundation Investment Can Yield Continued Benefits for a Community2018-10-23T19:52:02-05:00
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