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

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

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

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

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

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

BoardIQ: Directors Ask: How Big an Impact do Impact Funds Make?

2019-02-07T13:50:01-05:00

BoardIQ: Directors Ask: How Big an Impact do Impact Funds Make? By Whitney Curry WimbishImpact investment researcher Aeris Insight is assessing socially responsible mutual funds for the first time and whether they live up to their environmental, governance or societal goals.The move highlights an area that independent directors have long struggled with when it comes [...]

BoardIQ: Directors Ask: How Big an Impact do Impact Funds Make?2019-02-07T13:50:01-05:00

Ignites: Impact Investing Rating Expands to Mutual Funds

2018-10-23T19:58:45-05:00

Ignites: Impact Investing Rating Expands to Mutual Funds By Carmen Germaine A firm that evaluates impact investments recently began grading mutual funds, beginning with a rating for Community Capital Management’s $2.1 billion CRA Qualified Investment Fund. The firm, Aeris Insight, assesses funds’ pursuit of impact goals and has provided its Impact Management Ratings to community [...]

Ignites: Impact Investing Rating Expands to Mutual Funds2018-10-23T19:58:45-05:00

ImpactAlpha: Four suns: ‘Impact rating’ issued for a publicly traded mutual fund

2018-10-23T20:01:20-05:00

ImpactAlpha: Four suns: ‘Impact rating’ issued for a publicly traded mutual fund Ratings aim to hold large fund managers accountable for delivering on wide range of impacts By Oscar Perry Abello Impact investing’s march into the mainstream continues. This week, Community Capital Management’s CRA-Qualified Investment Fund became the first publicly-traded mutual fund to receive a third-party [...]

ImpactAlpha: Four suns: ‘Impact rating’ issued for a publicly traded mutual fund2018-10-23T20:01:20-05:00
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