Impact at Scale: Policy Innovation for Institutional Investment with Social & Environmental Benefit

Feb 10, 2012 · Ben Thornley, David Wood, Katie Grace

We examine investments with the intent to create measurable social or environmental benefit in addition to financial return. Policymakers are drawn to this by the promise of leveraging private capital to support public purpose and the opportunity to make better use of scarce resources to support social benefits.

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PCV’s partnership with PG&E to create jobs and strengthen local economies in California.

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Non-traditional lenders are filling the small businesss lending gap: CDFIs (like PCV), crowdfunding platforms, community banks and credit unions, and online lenders. 

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Measuring CommCap’s Social Impact

PCV InSight worked with CDFI CommCap to add to its impact measurement capabilities so it can better serve its borrowers and share the impact of...

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