Do foundations need to step up their games in impact investing? Read a preview below or click here to read the full Forbes article.
“There’s a growing number of people in the world of social entrepreneurship focused on not just building impact-oriented companies, but on creating a more fundamental systemic change.
With that in mind, 45 impact investors, researchers and others recently met at a two-and-a-half day pow-wow in Sheffield, Mass., to focus on one important piece of the puzzle: the role of philanthropy and foundations in creating what organizers Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors and Impact Entrepreneur term an “impact economy”. Their conclusions were recently published in a report called Philanthropy Transforming Finance: Building an Impact Economy…”