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How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital

by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

Moving Social Finance Forward

An Interview with Ted Levinson

Originally published on Social Velocity

by Nell Edgington

Mission Markets 101 Webinar


We are proud to announce that we will be hosting the first-ever "Mission Markets 101" Webinar on Wednesday, January 26 at 3:00pm EST. Mission Markets President and Co-founder, Steve Rocco, will be giving a live demonstration of our user-friendly marketplace and will discuss the services we provide, including:

Mission Markets Musings: Vicky Stein


Lately, I have found that unusual conversations are occurring in unexpected places. For example, the Community Affairs staff at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston hosted a roundtable event this week on “Financing Disability Housing in New England”.

Mission Markets CEO Mike Van Patten featured in Emerging Markets "Weekly Expert Interview"


Each week Emerging Markets ESG publishes an interview entitled, “Five Questions about SRI”  The interview features a practitioner’s insights about SRI in emerging markets and through Emerging Markets ESG shares this expertise with a wide global audience.  The goals of Five Questions about SRI are fourfold:

Mission Markets Musings: David Meyers, PhD


The world needs some changes.  Quite a few actually.  As I go through my day, I often think about the food that I eat, the vehicles that get me where I need to go, the buildings I work and live in, and the wide variety of products I use.  I ask myself, “How much of this is truly sustainable?”  The answer is frighteningly few.  When you consider that even “organic” fruits and vegetables come from miles (or countries) away, even the best products and services seem to be part of the problem and too few are part of the solution.  Although this point of view may seem somewhat depressing, I am a

Mission Markets Goes Global: CEO Mike Van Patten Presents Impact Investment Platform to European Investors at TBLI Conference

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) LONDON - November 11, 2010 - Today, CEO Mike Van Patten will showcase Mission Markets at a discussion of sustainable stock exchanges at the TBLI Conference Europe 2010 at 16:45. The four-speaker panel will look at the leading impact investment exchanges in Germany, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and the U.S. The TBLI Conference is the largest annual global networking and learning event on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing of Asia and Europe.  

Food Systems Featured at October Social Capital Markets Conference

Connecting funders with opportunities in sustainable agriculture and seafood
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2010 – This October, the Social Capital Markets (SOCAP) conference will feature a Food Systems Track dedicated to funding opportunities in sustainable agriculture and sustainable seafood. 

Check out the SOCAP Interactive Press Conference Video!


We are looking forward to the opportunity to showcase and Mission Markets Earth to the Impact Investing community at SOCAP in just two weeks! Check out the interactive press conference recently posted on the SOCAP Blog for a preview and discussion of the event.

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