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Investor Spotlight

Each month, an impact investor discusses with the GIIN their motivations, their impact investment strategy, specifics about impact investing deals they've made, and challenges they face in this growing industry.

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12.17.14 Investor Spotlight: Luther M. Ragin, Jr.
Luther M. Ragin, Jr., outgoing President and CEO of the GIIN and former CIO of the F.B. Heron Foundation, reflects on his time leading the GIIN and advancing the impact investing industry.
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03.28.13 Investor Spotlight: Michael Milken
Financier and philanthropist Michael Milken shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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12.18.12 Investor Spotlight: Big Society Capital
Nick O’Donohoe, CEO of Big Society Capital (BSC), an independent financial institution established in 2012 to develop and shape a sustainable social investment market in the UK, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.

In addition, BSC Board Chairman Sir Ronald Cohen adds his perspective, drawing on his experience with the development of the UK venture capital market.

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08.29.12 Investor Spotlight: Lok Capital
Lok Capital
Vishal Mehta, Co-founder of Lok Capital, an Indian venture capital firm that invests in enterprises serving the lower income and base of the economic pyramid population segments, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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05.31.12 Investor Spotlight: Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley
After an April launch of its Investing with Impact platform, Audrey Choi, Managing Director and Head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley, discusses the organization's work in impact investing.
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03.26.12 Investor Spotlight: The Rockefeller Foundation
The Rockefeller Foundation
On the heels of a decision by the Rockefeller Foundation's Board of Trustees to extend this initiative, Dr. Judith Rodin discusses the Foundation's upcoming work in impact investing.
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02.28.12 Investor Spotlight: Inter-American Development Bank Group
Inter-American Development Bank Group
Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank Group, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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01.25.12 Investor Spotlight: Community Capital Management
Community Capital Management
Barbara VanScoy, Founder, Chair of the Board, and Senior Portfolio Manager at Community Capital Management, shares her perspective with the GIIN community.
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11.29.11 Investor Spotlight: UBS
UBS
Mario Marconi, Head, Philanthropy and Values-Based Investing at UBS, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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10.31.11 Investor Spotlight: IGNIA
IGNIA
Alvaro Rodriguez Arregui, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at IGNIA Partners, LLC, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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09.27.11 Investor Spotlight: Calvert Foundation
Calvert Foundation
Lisa Hall, President and CEO at Calvert Foundation, shares her perspective with the GIIN community.
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07.25.11 Investor Spotlight: Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
Esmee Fairbairn
Danyal Sattar, Finance Fund Manager at UK-based Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, shares his perspective with the GIIN community
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05.23.11 Investor Spotlight: FMO
FMO
Nanno Kleiterp, Chief Executive Officer of the Dutch development finance institution FMO, shares his perspective with the GIIN community
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03.28.11 Investor Spotlight: The Tony Elumelu Foundation
The Tony Elumelu Foundation
Tony O. Elumelu, founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation and Heirs Holdings Limited, shares his perspective with the GIIN community
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02.28.11 Investor Spotlight: Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
OPIC
Elizabeth Littlefield, OPIC President and CEO, shares her perspective with the GIIN community
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01.26.11 Investor Spotlight: SNS Impact Investing
SNS Impact Investing
Dr. Harry Hummels, Co-Managing Director of SNS Impact Investing, shares his perspective with the GIIN community
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11.30.10 Investor Spotlight: J.P. Morgan and Rockefeller Foundation
J.P. Morgan and Rockefeller Foundation
Nick O'Donohoe and Antony Bugg-Levine discuss a new research note titled, Impact Investments: An Emerging Asset Class.
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10.27.10 Investor Spotlight: Wells Fargo Family Wealth
Wells Fargo
Julia Sze, Director of Investments for Wells Fargo Family Wealth, shares her perspective on impact investing
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09.29.10 Investor Spotlight: Omidyar Network
Omidyar Network
Amy Klement, Vice President at Omidyar Network, shares her perspective with the GIIN community.
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08.25.10 Investor Spotlight: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Tom Reis, Director of Mission Driven Investing at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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07.29.10 Investor Spotlight: Capricorn Investment Group
Capricorn Managing Principal Ion Yadigaroglu and Managing Director Alan Chang share their perspectives with the GIIN community.
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06.30.10 Investor Spotlight: Sarona Asset Management
Sarona Asset Management
Gerhard Pries, President of Sarona Asset Management, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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05.27.10 Investor Spotlight: Charly and Lisa Kleissner & KL Felicitas Foundation
KL Felicitas Foundation
Dr. Charly Kleissner, a successful high-tech executive and co-founder of the KL Felicitas Foundation, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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04.29.10 Investor Spotlight: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Christa Velasquez, Director of Social Investments at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, shares her perspective with the GIIN community.
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03.24.10 Investor Spotlight: Beartooth Capital
Beartooth Capital
Carl Palmer, Co-founder of Beartooth Capital, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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02.23.10 Investor Spotlight: Aavishkaar
Aavishkaar
Vineet Rai, the founder and CEO of Aavishkaar, shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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01.26.10 Investor Spotlight: TIAA-CREF
TIAA-CREF
Scott Budde, Managing Director and head of the Social & Community Investment Department at TIAA-CREF shares his perspective with the GIIN community.
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12.22.09 Investor Spotlight: Triodos Investment Management
Triodos Investment Management
Managing Director Marilou van Golstein Brouwers and Sustainable Trade Fund Manager Koert Jansen from Netherlands-based Triodos Investment Management share their experiences with the GIIN community.