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Impact Investing

Areas of Opportunity in Opportunity Zones

Opportunity zones offer investors the chance to reduce capital gains taxes by investing in areas high in poverty. But the legislation came with a small window of opportunity, and critics see a lack of visible development thus far. What’s the greatest chance of success for residents and investors? How can the challenges be overcome?

The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

What is socially responsible investing? Is its increasing momentum sustainable? And are international commitments to ESG practices making an impact? Darden Professors Mary Margaret Frank and Pedro Matos discuss issues related to this popular phenomenon.

Three Things: What Is Impact Investing?

In this Three Things video, Darden Professor Elena Loutskina discusses three important aspects of impact investing.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women: A Public-Private Partnership

The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women initiative was launched as a $100 million initiative to foster economic growth by providing female entrepreneurs with business education and access to capital.

A Special Bond: How to Generate Social and Financial Returns

Can social impact bonds — a new and unique public-private partnership that raises private capital to invest in programs designed to improve social issues?