Maximpact Blog

Ashoka financing agency, FASE, closes first impact deal

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Social entrepreneurship pioneer Ashoka launched the Financing Agency for Social Entrepreneurship GmbH (FASE) to make growth of social enterprises financially viable in Germany. Now FASE has successfully closed its first deal, financing the efforts of German social entrepreneur and Ashoka Fellow Attila von Unruh (pictured).

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The New Energy Landscape: A Roadmap for Impact and Sustainable Investors

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New research has added fuel to the debate about energy use and climate change. It’s more urgent than ever for impact and sustainable investors to put their capital where it will make a difference. In this article, we chart the new landscape of energy investing and provide insights into where to look for the best, most impactful places to place your capital.

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Transforming Poverty into Sustainable Prosperity through Agri-business and Agro-processing

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Like in many regions around the world, poverty is the scourge that’s destroying disadvantaged communities in the Overstrand region of the Western Cape – South Africa. One of Maximpact’s latest deals introduces their innovative Agri-business and Agro-processing solution for a social enterprise with commercial business activities, whose surplus profits will fund and grow the existing social purpose programmes.

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Maximpact Deals: Recent Successes and Measurable Impact

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Since its launch in 2012, Maximpact Deals has had role in developing a number of deals and fostering many productive partnerships. As the platform grows and evolves, it’s becoming clear that there are many benefits to our open collaboration model. In this blog we summarize some of our recent successes.

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Thinking Systemically About Water: An interview with J. Carl Ganter

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Water sector investments continue to be high on the wish-list of many impact investors. But what are the wider issues surrounding investment in water? Maximpact talks to J. Carl Ganter, award-winning CEO and Founder of Circle of Blue and member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security.

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