Unpacking Finance-First and Impact-First Strategies

The conversation on the trade-off between financial returns and impact seems tired as much as it remains underexplored. How do some in the Transform Finance community think through it?

The M4BL Economic Platform: The Role of Investors

The lack of racial justice in the United States is one of the most crucial issues for social justice investors to tackle. The Movement for Black Lives released last year a comprehensive platform that includes an economic plank that discusses various opportunities for the economic development of black communities.

Affordable Housing Without Government Subsidies

In the current political climate, even less support can be expected from the government to drive the agenda of social change through investments. Affordable housing is one area that has historically relied on governmental support via tax advantages, and it is poised to worsen. Is there room between government-subsidized and market rate housing for impact investments to provide solutions?