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Does the Social Investing Sector Need Activist Investors?

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Activist investors are turning the corporate world upside down with aggressive campaigns to change strategy and leadership. At the same time, they’re rewriting the rules of engagement between businesses and those who invest in them, contributing to a more combative climate in the boardroom and beyond. What will this mean for social businesses and the investors who back them?

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After Davos: Lessons for Impact and Social Investors from the WEF 2015

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The World Economic Forum has been and gone, leaving the Davos snow more than a little trampled. Now that 2500+ of the world’s most powerful people have flown home in somewhat fewer than 1700 private jets, what do we know about what’s coming in 2015? And, more specifically, what lessons did the Forum hold for impact and social investors?

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Best Twitter Hashtags for Following Trends in Impact Investing

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Using #hashtags (the metatags that categorize tweets) is a great way to tune into conversations in the impact investing sector. Here at Maximpact, we try to keep up with the evolution of impact in its broadest sense, so we use many different Twitter hashtags in our social media. Here are some favorites we find ourselves using on a daily basis.

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Investing With a Purpose: A detailed look at the San Francisco Bay Area Impact Investing Landscape

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While a large part of the San Francisco Bay Area is busy discussing the latest definition of “hipster” and inflated tech valuations, there is another trend currently creating a lot of buzz. This one is related to the notion of “doing well, while doing good” by addressing social and environmental challenges through the deployment of capital. In this post, we take a detailed look at the San Francisco Bay Area Impact Investing Landscape.

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Social Investing Infographic

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Investing Infographic: Terms like “socially responsible”, “ethical”, “green” and “sustainable” investing are everywhere—but what do they really mean? To help clear up the fog around social investing terminology, the Maximpact team has created a handy visual guide.

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30 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds for Impact Investing

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The impact investing sector is evolving at lightning speed. It’s an exciting time for all of us, but keeping up with the pace of change can be challenging, even for enthusiasts. In this blog, we feature thirty of the top Twitter influencers in the impact investing space. Add them to your feed and tune in to the latest news and views on impact today.

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