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Medium: 2018 in Review: The Craziness & The Fails
Dec
19
2018

Medium: 2018 in Review: The Craziness & The Fails

When I sat down to write this blog, I did some free word association with our portfolio company names and the events of the year. Because I’m more a math person than a words person, I used a couple of the same words over and over?—?mostly “craziness” (good crazy) and “fail” (bad crazy, oversimplified). Some companies got both, depending on the time of year.

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The Economist: Impact Across All Investments
Nov
05
2018

The Economist: Impact Across All Investments

The role of family offices in building the impact investing ecosystem across the continuum.

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Impact Alpha: Boston is a growing hub of global – and local – impact investing
Nov
01
2018

Impact Alpha: Boston is a growing hub of global – and local – impact investing

When Jessica Brooks started at Boston Community Capital, it was one in a handful of impact investors in Boston. The kind of work the community development financial institution—now called BlueHub Capital—was doing wasn’t called impact investing then. That was 17 years ago. “Impact investing” came later.

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Barron's: Using Donor Advised Funds to Invest for Impact
Oct
24
2018

Barron's: Using Donor Advised Funds to Invest for Impact

Donor advised funds, or DAFs, are set up by nonprofits to allow investors to make donations into an investment fund and get a tax break for a charitable contribution as the assets in these vehicles are eventually given to qualified nonprofits.

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Pioneers Post: GSG Honors - Blue Haven Initiative Awarded Impact Asset Owner of the Year
Oct
05
2018

Pioneers Post GSG Honors - Blue Haven Initiative Awarded Impact Asset Owner of the Year

The annual GSG Honors and GSG Millennial Honors celebrate the individuals and organisations radically reshaping how measurable impact on people and the planet is reflected in financial decision-making.

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Inc.: 4 Tips for Building a Team You Can Trust
Sep
28
2018

Inc.: 4 Tips for Building a Team You Can Trust

One secret to success? Assembling and maintaining a trusted team. Here are a few ways to do just that.

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Real Leaders: Every Investment Has Impact. What's Yours?
Mar
05
2018

Real Leaders: Every Investment Has Impact. What's Yours?

For Liesel Pritzker Simmons, there’s no shortcut to raising the bar on impact investment performance. 

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The Economist: Sustainable Investment Joins the Mainstream
Nov
25
2017

The Economist: Sustainable Investment Joins the Mainstream

Millennials are coming into money and want to invest it responsibly.

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Wharton Business Radio:  Dollars and Change podcast
Oct
19
2017

Wharton Business Radio: Dollars and Change podcast

Lauren Cochran, Managing Director at Blue Haven Initiative, joins hosts Nick Ashburn and Sandi Hunt Live from SOCAP 2017 in San Francisco on this special edition of Dollars and Change.

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Wharton Magazine: 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch Under 40 - Lauren Cochran WG09
Oct
10
2017

Wharton Magazine: 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch Under 40 - Lauren Cochran WG09

Lauren is featured in Wharton Magazine's special issue, 40 Under 40: Young Alumni to Watch.

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