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LGT: Four Philanthropists Under Forty
Jun
25
2020

LGT: Four Philanthropists Under Forty

Unlike fine wine, philanthropic commitment does not have to improve with age. We have talked to four young philanthropists who want to give sooner rather than later: They have all hit major philanthropic milestones before turning 40.

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Forbes: Coronavirus, Economic Meltdown And The World Of Impact: Insights From Lauren Cochran Of Blue Haven Initiative
Apr
19
2020

Forbes: Coronavirus, Economic Meltdown And The World Of Impact

How are investors and entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa addressing the challenges they face? For answers, we talked to Lauren Cochran, a managing director at Blue Haven Initiative, whose primary focus is on that region.

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The Financial Times: Rich Millennials Push to Put Family Wealth into Impact Investments
Oct
16
2019

The Financial Times: Rich Millennials Push to Put Family Wealth into Impact Investments

Young urge elders to back ESG-linked projects instead of traditional philanthropy.

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Worth: Liesel Pritzker Simmons' Family Values
Oct
15
2019

Worth: Liesel Pritzker Simmons' Family Values

In the 1990s, she was a successful child actress. Now, after striking out on her own, an heir to one of America’s most famous fortunes is putting that money to good work.

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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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