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Technology provides pace, the economy provides scale, says Freshwater's Joe Whitworth, in the race to save our rivers.
Adam Davis of Ecosystem Partners lays out how the Clean Water Act has created a $3 billion marketplace that has restored more than one million acres.
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Why is Impact IQ all over fish? It's a huge and underdeveloped opportunity for impact. Cheryl Dahle lays it out.
Root Capital's Women in Agriculture initiative seeks to reach Reach 200,000 female producers by 2016 as a strategy to increase food security, raise incomes and spur broader economic growth.
David Chen of Equilibrium Capital explains how MEETS (Metered Energy Efficiency Transaction Structure) can unlock investment for commercial energy retrofits that lower costs and reduce carbon.
In this outtake from Impact IQ's "Reinvent Finance" roundtable, Sari Miller of Leapfrog Investments talks about life insurance for HIV+ South Africans; Liesbet Peeters of Dalberg's D Capital Partners makes the economic case for malaria prevention.
Hour-long panel discussion at the Global Philanthropy Forum, featuring Maya Chorengel of Elevar Equity, Matt Bannick of Omidyar Network and Sasha Dichter of Acumen Fund. Moderated by David Bank of Impact IQ.
A nonprofit revolving loan fund that invests in fishermen, fishing businesses, ports, communities and others to advance both environmental conservation and economic stability in port communities.
A primer on pay-for-success financing mechanisms that leverage private capital to fund preventive programs in homelessness, recidivism, health care and other areas, improving outcomes and cutting costs..
Matching the right capital with the right projects is key to the success of impact investing.
Penelope Douglas, co-founder of Pacific Community Ventures and president of the board of Hub Bay Area and SOCAP, saw Galaxy Desserts potential to create jobs in Richmond, Calif., which made it a fit with PCV's mission. But it was the passion and personality of the founders that clinched the deal.
David Jeromin describes how he was attracted to the vision of Backpack Farms founder Rachel Zedeck, who is aiming to create a platform that will help small African farmers earn money, build their ability to grow food, enhance nutrition, promote gender equality and improve water management.
Kevin Jones, co-founder of Good Capital and the founder of SOCAP, looks for entrepreneurs and companies that listen to the market. He found both in Alter Eco Foods and its co founders.