Topic Archives: Foreign Investments

Impact Links: Canada Bans Single-Use Plastic; Britain Launches Impact Investing Institute; Omidyar’s Education Investments; Temasek’s New Impact Fund

What do boards need to know about sustainability ratings? Silda Wall Spitzer and John Mandyck discuss in the Harvard Business Review. Growing its education investments, Omidyar Network expanded its educational agenda to include investments in both early childhood and adult education programs. Canada announced a plan to ban single-use plastics by 2021 and introduce standards ...›

Global Markets
August 23, 2016Foreign Investments

Impact Investing in Emerging Markets

Emerging markets remain ripe for impact investing – it is an increasingly important way to support small and growing businesses in emerging markets, thereby stimulating long-term economic growth, creating jobs and spurring social impact. Although emerging markets are highly volatile and slowing or negative GDP growth remains a concern, the 2016 Global Limited Partners Survey ...›