This study is the fourth in a series of WealthWorks papers focused on financing rural value chains. It helps value chain practitioners understand emerging opportunities to tap into new place-based forms of finance, across a wide spectrum ranging from crowdfunding to Slow Money, to community development finance and impact investing.
This Toolkit is intended to help investors examine climate change from different angles.
This publication presents the “Clean 15,” the first fossil-free model portfolio developed by the Clean Portfolio Project.
This paper provides a framework for impact investors as they consider how to invest in issues related to food and agriculture across asset classes, including public equities, fixed income, venture capital, and real assets.
This paper provides a framework for impact investors as they consider how to invest in and support LGBT issues across common portfolio asset classes such as public equities and fixed income, and alternative asset classes such as private equity and venture capital.
This paper explores the rapidly evolving landscape of opportunities to invest in solutions to climate change that pursue both positive environmental and social, community-level impacts.
There is an emerging opportunity to develop strategies related to land and housing that can help create inclusive, participatory, and sustainable economies built on locally-rooted, broad-based ownership of place-based assets. This report provides an overview of strategies and tools that, as a group, represent an innovative and potentially powerful new approach—one that establishes, in various ways, community control of land and housing.
National Economic and Social Rights Initiative recently released A New Social Contract, a series of bold solutions that localities across the United States are advancing, modeling or promoting to reshape our current landscape of inequity towards one that ensures the full range of human rights of all people.
This report explores the concept of the green economy as a potential solution to
multiple challenges including climate change, biodiversity loss, resource
scarcity, and financial instability