Impact Investing In Education - Infographic
When it comes to education, the impact community has an important role to play. By deepening its commitment to this growing sector, the massive funding gap that exists can be transformed into an opportunity to help solve one of the world’s greatest challenges. This infographic takes a closer look at current education investing statistics and explores impact’s role and opportunity.
Opportunities for Impact Investment in Education
Impact investors are in prime position to put capital behind solutions to the global education crisis. In this blog, the third in a three-part series on impact investing in education, we highlight three of the most promising areas for impact investment: scalable models, student finance and edtech.
What’s Keeping Impact Investors Away from Education?
Education may be the most powerful tool we have for ending poverty and creating prosperity, so why aren't impact investors putting more of their capital into education? In Part II of our three-part series on impact investing in education, we explore the reasons behind impact's reluctance to get into the sector—and we explain why this picture may be changing for good.
Early Findings of G8 Social Impact Investing Taskforce from Sir Ronald Cohen
A webinar with Sir Ronald Cohen and Rosemary Addis gives a taste of what is to come from the full report of the G8 taskforce for Social Investing.
Stepping Up To Impact's Greatest Challenge: An Interview with Uli Grabenwarter
Uli Grabenwarter is the man behind the Social Impact Accelerator, Europe's biggest impact investment fund to date. In this interview, the influential writer, teacher and impact fund manager shares his thoughts about the state of impact investing today and maps out the sector's biggest—and most unexpected— challenge.
Trading Social Impact: the Schizophrenia in Pricing Social Value
As more public bodies turn to impact as a way to capitalize social services, a key question remains: How do we put a value on social benefit? Uli Grabenwarter, Head of Strategic Development-Equity at the European Investment Fund, explains why pricing social value is the next step toward building an impact investing sector that works for all.
Wealth Advisors Need Better Skills to Guide Clients in Social Investing
Without a sound knowledge of the many options now available to socially responsible investors, many of today's wealth management advisers are struggling to serve their clients. Meanwhile, high net worth private investors are keener than ever to get involved in the vibrant social, sustainable and impact investing sector.
Why the Education Sector Urgently Needs Impact Capital
The world is crying out for good education. Though access has increased, the need is still growing—and so is the massive funding gap, which has risen to $26 billion, annually. What can impact investors do to help meet his pressing global need?
Best Twitter Hashtags for Following Trends in Impact Investing
Using #hashtags (the metatags that categorize tweets) is a great way to tune into conversations in the impact investing sector. Here at Maximpact, we try to keep up with the evolution of impact in its broadest sense, so we use many different Twitter hashtags in our social media. Here are some favorites we find ourselves using on a daily basis.
The Future of Investable Social Finance
With the beginnings of a track record to back up its claims, finance remains a solid bet for impact investors. The future looks positive as a new generation of impact-backed financial service providers hone their skills, diversify their products and discover untapped markets of underserved clients in different parts of the globe. In this blog, part three of a three-part series on impact investing in finance, we chart the future of investing in social finance.

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