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Impact Investing in Disruptive Technologies

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Disruptive technologies are changing our world. Powerful new innovations are sweeping away old technologies and revolutionizing the way we live and do business. For impact and social investors, this brave new world of technology—and the profound changes it will bring—offers both opportunities and challenges.

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Bringing Biomimicry to Market: Impact Investing Inspired by Nature

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Elegant, poetical and paradigm-changing, biomimicry has captured the world’s imagination with the promise of using nature’s solutions to solve human problems. To successfully engage with this promising sector, impact investors need to tap into a rich ecosystem of research, learning, innovation and cross-sector collaboration. Find out how…

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Making Safe: Seven Strategies for Managing Risk in Impact Investing

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Risk is a necessary factor in most kinds of investing. Yet impact investing faces special challenges when it comes to managing risk—and this unique risk profile calls for special handling when it comes to putting together impact investing opportunities. This article explores new research on risk and gives seven top tips for de-risking financial products.

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Seven Steps to Allocating More of Your Portfolio to Impact

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There’s evidence that more investors are demanding opportunities to put their capital behind impact, green and sustainable businesses than ever before. In this article, impact professionals En Lee and Sam Lindsay lay out seven simple steps for maximizing the impact potential of any portfolio.

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