Artículos Internacional

12 junio 2021

Por qué los family offices y los inversores privados son las piedras angulares de las innovaciones más prometedoras de la inversión de impacto

Plentiful. Flexible. The power and desire to move first. Of all investor groups, family offices and private individual investors, particularly ultra-high net worth (UHNW) are the ones driving impact investing forward and getting behind the innovative strategies we need to solve our biggest environmental and social challenges. Over the past couple of years, we have […]

12 junio 2021

Primer piloto de un fondo de inversión de impacto dirigido por estudiantes en Harvard

Full-time MBA students piloted the first-ever student-run impact investing fund at Harvard Business School last year. The fund, which has raised $200,000 since launching, will invest in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)-led businesses in Massachusetts. HBS students running the fund conducted due diligence on eight businesses, and are in the process of making […]

17 mayo 2021

Amazon emite 1.000 millones de dólares en bonos sostenibles

Amazon ha anunciado la emisión de 1 000 millones de dólares en bonos sostenibles. Aprovechando las importantes inversiones que Amazon ha realizado a lo largo de los últimos años, los fondos se utilizarán para financiar proyectos en cinco áreas: energía renovable, transporte limpio, edificios sostenibles, viviendas asequibles y avance y empoderamiento socioeconómico.[…] Esto es parte […]

17 mayo 2021

Blended finance, the spinach of investing, will make us stronger

[…] Yet the Congressional Budget Office recently warned that America’s debt will hit 102 per cent of gross domestic product this year — even before new infrastructure spending or Biden’s $1.9tn Covid relief package. And corporate lobbying groups are expressing horror at the idea of raising taxes to fund infrastructure spending.  The question for Congress […]

14 abril 2021

Fundación Ford apoya el lanzamiento de “The Black Feminist Fund”

New York, NY (March, 25, 2021) — Today, the Ford Foundation announced its commitment of $15 million in seed funding to help launch the Black Feminist Fund, a new philanthropic fund developed and led by a core group of Black feminists who sit at the nexus of feminist organizing, advocacy, and philanthropy globally. Ford’s initial investment […]

13 abril 2021

Social Finance difunde el modelo de pago por resultados

Bill Barber saw an ad on Facebook last year for American Diesel Training Centers, a school in Ohio that prepares people for careers as diesel mechanics. It came with an unusual pitch: He would pay for the schooling only if it landed him a job, thanks to a nonprofit called Social Finance. American Diesel Training is […]

13 abril 2021

SDG Impact publicó la versión final de sus Estándares de Impacto de los ODS para emisores de bonos

On 1 April 2021, the SDG Impact initiative published the final version of its SDG Impact Standards for Bond Issuers, part of a body of work intended to improve use of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across private equity, bond issues and enterprises, including to combat perceptions of “rainbow washing” or “impact washing.” Key takeaways […]

13 abril 2021

Morgan Stanley anuncia su compromiso de movilizar USD 1 billón para respaldar soluciones de sostenibilidad para 2030

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced an updated commitment to mobilize $750 billion to support low-carbon solutions by 2030, following its initial commitment of $250 billion announced in 2018, representing a three-fold increase. The commitment builds on Morgan Stanley’s leadership position as the first large U.S. bank to commit to net-zero financed emissions by 2050 in […]

13 abril 2021

BeeBank & Brokerage gana el desafío de inversión sostenible Kellogg-Morgan Stanley 2021

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University today announced that the BeeBank & Brokerage team was named the winner of the 2021 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. The team was one of 16 finalist teams competing in the virtual Challenge on Friday, April 9. The 16 finalists […]

12 marzo 2021

Los equipos de inversión de impacto con más inversionistas mujeres asumen más riesgos cuando invierten en empresas de impacto social

Are women more risk-averse than men? Some studies have shown that women in finance take fewer risks when picking stocks, investing in venture capital, and making acquisitions. But why? And is this the whole picture? A simplistic explanation is that in primitive societies men were forced to compete for status and power whereas women were […]

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