GIIN: Impact Reporting and Investment Standards

GIIN: Impact Reporting and Investment Standards

IRIS is managed by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing. The GIIN offers IRIS as a free public good to support transparency, credibility, and accountability in impact measurement practices across the impact investing industry.

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Innovation in Financing Structures for Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America

Innovation in Financing Structures for Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America

From Transform Finance, this report, commissioned by the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, highlights how traditional debt and equity financing structures often fail to adequately meet the needs of early-stage impact enterprises. The report examines the pain points for both investors and entrepreneurs around traditional structures and the need for innovative instruments, provides examples of emerging and proven models, from revenue-based mezzanine debt to self-liquidating equity, and offers suggestions for concrete steps to advance the adoption of alternative structures to foster impact enterprises.

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Why Good Capital Series: Jolyne Caruso

Why Good Capital Series: Jolyne Caruso

Jolyne Caruso is the founder and CEO of The Alber­leen Group. She has over 30 years of finance expe­ri­ence in both global cap­i­tal mar­kets and asset man­age­ment busi­nesses and previously worked as global head of absolute return strate­gies at Lehman Broth­ers while serving on the man­age­ment com­mit­tee of the firm.

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Good Capital Project Design Team Announced

Good Capital Project Design Team Announced

We at SOCAP are excited to announce that Cheryl Heller, President of The Measured Lab, a firm dedicated to measuring the impact of design on social challenges, has joined the Good Capital Project team to partner in producing our two-year project that will reimagine the future of impact investing; scaling it from an emerging industry to a structural force for good in the global economy.

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Why Good Capital Series: Kevin Jones

Why Good Capital Series: Kevin Jones

Kevin Jones is Co-founder and Convener of Social Capital Markets and co-creator of The Good Capital Project. He is also a a serial entrepreneur who has repeatedly built information businesses in emerging technology or finance markets, from aquaculture to b2b internet commerce to social enterprise. Kevin is co founder of Good Capital, a venture capital firm that invests in social enterprises. 

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