Oct. 5, 2021 9:01 am
The ‘quality jobs’ framework can be an effective tool for those seeking to invest in companies
By assessing which companies do and do not offer quality jobs, investors may discover a lens to mitigate risk and identify value-additive opportunities, says guest columnist Julia Enyart.
Sep. 2, 2021 11:56 am
Love your neighbor and embrace the stranger
"Faith driven investors are stewards of their resources and those of the communities they support, serve, and lead," says guest columnist Amanda Joseph of Calvert Impact Capital.
Jul. 28, 2021 8:45 am
Reflect back, reimagine forward: How Ben Franklin Technology Partners is investing in regional impact
The pandemic taught us that technology's greatest power is in impact, not just innovation, say guest columnists Margaret Berger Bradley and Megan McFadden.
Jul. 1, 2021 8:31 am
This is what individuals who invest in CDFIs want you to know
"If you are an investor, you can be an impact investor. CDFIs are the ultimate double bottom line investment – earn a return on your principal and see the impact amplified many times over," says ImpactPHL guest columnist Pam Porter.
May 27, 2021 1:37 pm
Reducing racial wealth inequality and preserving beacons of hope through employee ownership
Guest columnist Sean Tamba-Matthew outlines actions that can drive increased employee ownership for workers of color in Philadelphia and successful ownership transitions for the city’s minority-owned businesses.
Feb. 25, 2021 1:34 pm
Money for less. Respect for free
As the devastation from COVID becomes fully realized, there will be a massive wave of nonperforming loan exposure. Lenders know this is coming, but what they may not fully grasp is that they have the ability to avoid it, says guest columnist Michele Corson.
Feb. 8, 2021 8:43 am
Better together: Creating impact and equity through partnerships
For the last decade, says guest columnist Gail Leibowitz, she has worked to bring together a business paradigm that will help create a true triple bottom line.
Aug. 28, 2020 10:03 am
Integrating values into investment decisions has multiple benefits
It is a worthy exercise to screen out securities based upon business activities or hiring practices that are inconsistent with an investors’ belief system, says ImpactPHL columnist Adam Landau.
Aug. 29, 2019 8:07 am
Impact investing: Aligning financial and impact investment risk
Michael Cosack and Jeremy Bach examine the reasons for the slow adoption of impact investing in this guest post from ImpactPHL Perspectives.
Apr. 25, 2019 12:32 pm
How this anchor institution works to help address challenges in the neighborhood
In their guest post, Drexel staffers point to the Community Lawyering Clinic and the Writers Room as initiatives that engage and serve the university's West Philadelphia neighborhood.