Kate Simpson first started working in the socially responsible investment field in 1994. She’s the author of Confluence Philanthropy’s recent publication: Finding Your Way to the Right Impact Investment Advisor: A Resource Guide. The guide is available to nonmembers for a fee. if you’d like to get in touch, Kate can be reached at kate@confluencephilanthropy.org


Voices from the Field

Making Sense of Impact Investing

Posted on December 12, 2016 by Kate Simpson

You’ve seen the research: financial returns need not be sacrificed for environmental or social objectives. You recognize the possible benefit of using your foundation’s investment capital to ameliorate the same pressing social and environmental issues currently targeted by your grant strategy. You hear people in the mainstream financial services industry throwing around the term “impact investing,” but wonder how it might apply to your own foundation’s investment portfolio… Read More

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