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10.03.12 GIIN Announces Expanded Collaboration READ MORE
Global Impact Investing Network Expands Collaboration with Omidyar Network, USAID, and The Rockefeller Foundation to Support Growth of the Impact Investing Field
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12.14.11 J.P. Morgan & GIIN Release New Research READ MORE
Report by J.P. Morgan and the GIIN says that impact investing is gaining traction among a wide range of investors.
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01.13.11 Testimony to healthcare advisory board READ MORE
GIIN Director Amit Bouri testified before the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program Advisory Board Assembled by the U.S. Congress
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12.09.10 Open Letter from the GIIN READ MORE
The GIIN has published an open letter to the impact investing community intended to highlight lessons for impact investors in light of the recent developments in microfinance in Andhra Pradesh, India.
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GIIN In the News

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05.02.13 5 Key Trends In Impact Investing READ MORE
In this guest post, GIIN Managing Director Amit Bouri shares his reflections on five impact investing trends.
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12.13.12 2013 Will Offer Impact Investors New Opportunities READ MORE
GIIN CEO Luther Ragin, Jr. discusses impact investing's momentum and expected growth in 2013.
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10.23.12 Impact Investing: A Broad Market With Expanding Appeal READ MORE
The GIIN's CEO reflects on the last five years of impact investing.
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08.05.12 Making a profit from making a difference READ MORE
The article notes the GIIN's definition of impact investing and the industry's growing momentum.
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05.22.12 Impact Investing Going Mainstream READ MORE
GIIN CEO Luther Ragin, Jr. discusses why he believes impact investing has the potential to enter the mainstream.
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03.20.12 Expanding the Pie READ MORE
The GIIN's Amit Bouri describes how impact investing can be beneficial, additive, and complementary.
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03.02.12 Impact Investing's Bottom Line READ MORE
A recap of the 2011 GIIN and J.P. Morgan survey of impact investors and their transactions, with input from the GIIN's Amit Bouri.
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01.31.12 Interview with GIIN Director Amit Bouri READ MORE
Robert Katz of the Acumen Fund interviews GIIN Director of Strategy & Development, Amit Bouri.
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11.28.11 Majority of Social Enterprises Profit READ MORE
Article discusses results and findings from the 2011 IRIS Data Report.
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10.09.11 Agribusiness Fund in East Africa READ MORE
USD 25 million fund set up to finance "small cap" agribusiness in East Africa. Features commentary from GIIN CEO Luther Ragin, Jr.
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09.28.11 African Agricultural Capital Fund READ MORE
Press release detailing how USAID and other impact investors capitalized a new equity fund for East African agribusinesses.
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09.21.11 Interview with GIIN CEO Luther Ragin, Jr READ MORE
Forbes interviews GIIN CEO Luther Ragin, Jr.
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09.21.11 Investing for Impact and Return READ MORE
Article discusses the Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) and its potential.
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06.28.11 Impact Investing Goes Small-Time READ MORE
An article by Thomas Kostigen that discusses how impact investing is becoming more mainstream.
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11.28.10 A burgeoning asset class READ MORE
The Financial Times reviews the impact investing report by JP Morgan and the Rockefeller Foundation, and comments on the GIIN's activities.
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04.23.10 A Focus on More Than Returns READ MORE
The New York Times discusses the GIIN's work to increase the amount of information about the impact investing industry.
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04.11.10 A 'Social Investment Data Engine' READ MORE
The GIIN's Impact Reporting and Investment Standards initiative is profiled by the Financial Times.
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10.15.09 Brace for Impact READ MORE
Investing for Good chief executive Geoff Burnand highlights GIIN in a column about the need for impact investing posted on FTAdviser.com. He writes, "The Global Impacting Investing Network, a non-profit organisation has been launched by Bill Clinton and is dedicated to promoting more effective impact investing among its members. From this it is possible to foresee that an independent rating industry will emerge and underpin the pioneering efforts of these impact investors to build a more efficient and powerful market and attract greater flow from mainstream capital."
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10.05.09 Bankers urged to become socially useful READ MORE
Coverage of the GIIN launch at Clinton Global Initiative.
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09.28.09 Social Impact Investing READ MORE
A write up of the GIIN announcement, including President Clinton's edorsement:

"This is one of those deals where nobody knows if it will work, but if it does it will change the future. I feel the same way about this network as I do about climate change, if we can make this economically viable it will change everything. This is of enormous significance and I really like it."

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09.25.09 Financial innovation and the poor READ MORE
The Global Impact Investing Network and several members are profiled in this week's Economist magazine. The subtitle reads, "You might suppose that financial innovation had done enough damage. But bankers, investors and philanthropists believe it can help the world's poor."
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09.01.09 Capital Markets with a Conscious READ MORE
Before the Social Capital Markets Conference September 1-3rd, Matthew Bishop of the Economist wrote:

"Arguably the biggest obstacle to the creation of social capital markets is the lack of a common measure of how much good has been done... The Global Impact Investing Rating System (GIIRS) is the result of collaboration between some of the leading organisations in social capital markets. It includes a set of "impact reporting and investment standards" a much-needed attempt to develop common definitions of the main terms used in social capital markets."

We must execute investment strategies that break down the wall between investments that are supposed to do well and those thought to do good.
Jed Emerson
Founder, Blended Value Group