Opportunity Zones Under the New Tax Bill

Within the massive 2017 tax bill, impact investors are taking notice of a comparatively small new provision. Opportunity Zones provide a new tax benefit for investors in low income communities, but will it also benefit residents of those communities? The provision has raised hopes for some but has others remaining cautious over the new law.

Filling the Solar Gap in Low-Income Communities

The growth of residential solar has not been as inclusive as it should be -- most of the solar units are being sold to relatively affluent communities in a small number of states. Low income communities, who spend a disproportionate share of their household income on utility bills, are not getting access to the economic benefits that come with a solar roof and a more efficient home.

Responsible Exits and Beyond with the GIIN

In this joint webinar with the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN), we discuss the issue of responsible exits from a variety of angles. Hannah Schiff and Hannah Dithrich of the GIIN's Research Team discuss their recent report on the topic: Lasting Impact: The Need for Responsible Exits. This is followed by a discussion with expert practitioners Anna Kanze of Grassroots Capital Management and Chuck Holt of InvestEco, who discuss their approach to managing investments for continued impact.