Posts by Rory Tews
The 2030 deadline for reaching Sustainable Development Goal targets may sound far off, but for German-based impact advisory firm Roots of Impact, the “SDG financing abyss” is an urgent issue. Three of the organization's leaders say financing the SDGs will require new approaches to investing, including impact-linked finance – a merging of blended finance, impact investing and results-based finance. They lay out a blueprint for accelerating impact-related finance by incorporating outcome funds, utilizing technologies like blockchain and other strategies in this illuminating post.
The basic principle behind network science is very simple: Things are connected, and the ways they are connected affect their individual and collective performance. Network science offers a powerful solution for providing insights about impact. Understanding and harnessing it would allow social entrepreneurs and investors to design and implement data-based strategies.
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