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venture philanthropy vs impact investing
Impact

Impact investing and philanthropy are not necessarily on opposite sides of the scale. However, understanding the differences can ultimately make or break the success of any particular investment. Here are a few insights on how investors should approach the alignment of impact investing with philanthropic donations, measure and manage the impact, and address the possibility of the unintended negative effects.

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Activist Philanthropy and Innovative Family Structures
Activist Philanthropy and Innovative Family Structures
Philanthropy

There’s a new breed of activist philanthropists who are going beyond the call of duty to make...

Impact: Investing in quality education
Impact: Investing in quality education
Impact

Family offices looking to expand their impact portfolio can consider ways to contribute to the 4th...

Integrating human rights into impact investing
Integrating human rights into impact investing
Impact

 The increasing focus on sustainability poses new challenges for investors because they're now...

Impact: Investing in sustainable life below water
Impact: Investing in sustainable life below water
Impact

The 14th SDG, as set out by the UN, aims to conserve and encourage the sustainable use of the...

Why women in impact investing can change the world
Why women in impact investing can change the world
Foresight

Today, women are still less inclined than men to invest. This gender inequality in finance is a...

How to become an impact investor: an expert's guide
How to become an impact investor: an expert's guide
Impact

Sustainable finance has become something of a buzzword recently, yet there's a difference between...

Why VC should be part of any family office impact portfolio
Why VC should be part of any family office impact portfolio
Impact

Family offices have a history of putting their money towards causes that they care about, usually...

Impact investing and philanthropy: how family businesses can make real impact
Impact investing and philanthropy: how family businesses can make real impact
Philanthropy

Impact investing and philanthropy have always been part of the DNA of entrepreneurial families,...

Why purpose-led investments require long-term thinking
Why purpose-led investments require long-term thinking
Impact

For family offices, aligning investments to a greater purpose is more relevant now than ever...

The role of regenerative business in modern value creation
The role of regenerative business in modern value creation
Impact

For businesses looking to engage in more responsible and ethical practices, pledging sustainability...

Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
Innovate or die: How family businesses can maintain their entrepreneurial spirit
Next Generation

Within the family business industry, the mantra of ‘innovate or die’ is well-known. Many times...

How to co-create an impact thesis with a family office
How to co-create an impact thesis with a family office
Impact

All investments deliver impact. However, in order for a family office to really drive impact, they...

Co-creating values aligned agreements with founders for impact investing
Co-creating values aligned agreements with founders for impact investing
Impact

2020 was the year we all became suddenly aware of the interconnectedness of our global challenges....

Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
Five approaches for engaging the next-generation
Next Generation

For many family offices, succession is the most complex and significant challenge faced over the...

Is impact investing a risky business?
Is impact investing a risky business?
Impact

As a growing number of asset owners question whether they can manage their assets for more than...

6 Tips for family offices to start with impact investing
6 Tips for family offices to start with impact investing
Impact

Impact investing has caught the attention of families, family offices, and private investors alike...

Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Legacy and succession planning trends and advice
Next Generation

Only 3% of family-owned businesses survive until the fourth generation and beyond. There appears to...

How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
How to engage the next generation through a clearly defined purpose
Purpose

Globalisation, digital transformation and climate change have transformed the way we live, work and...

A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
A brave new world of brand: Three frameworks for family businesses
Purpose

Gone are the days of the 'Five Forces Framework', the Four P’s of 'the Marketing Mix' and the...

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