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Don’t Let Impact Investing Distract Philanthropists from the Bottom Billion


BY PAOLO FRESIA I am an impact investor. I believe that deploying capital more responsibly is necessary to redirect global capitalism toward greater social and environmental sustainability. However, I am not naïve. Impact investing is no silver bullet, and—alone—will never be sufficient to solve the world’s direst problems. My classmate Matt Tyler recently wrote in […]

Impact Investing Is a Distraction from Improving Government Performance


BY MATT TYLER I thought impact investing was central to curing social ills. Government was secondary, in my mind. I was wrong. Over the last 18 months, working with governments in the United States and Australia, I have focused on how to improve social outcomes for the most vulnerable. As a graduate student at the […]

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