Topics Under Tag: "Social Finance"

Impact investing lawyers

Celebrating the Creative Force Behind Impact Investing: Lawyers

Anne Field | July 1, 2019

The concepts of local and impact investing are easy for most people to embrace: what’s not to like about investing in places you love and businesses who are doing good in the world? But the methods of doing so require specialized knowledge of securities laws. That’s why lawyers may be the unsung heroes of impact […]

Social Impact Bonds: Something Republicans And Democrats Agree On

Anne Field | March 3, 2016

Democrats and Republicans don’t seem to agree on much in this fractious campaign season. The exception may be Social Impact Bonds (SIBs), an innovative new financing model that is being welcomed with a warm bipartisan embrace. Also known as pay for success, SIBs are a new mechanism for financing initiatives aimed at addressing social ills, […]