Impact Investing in MENA

Impact Investing in MENA

Most people interested in impact investing in the Middle East have come across this data point from GIIN’s annual impact investor survey in 2020: only 2% of the $404 billion in assets under management covered by the survey was invested in the MENA (Middle East and...
El Bienestar Común

El Bienestar Común

The world’s oceans have historically been seen by humans as a resource to be exploited rather than as the awesome, mysterious force from which all of terrestrial life was birthed some 3.5 billion years ago. But this perception is much more nuanced for island or...
Revitalizing Rural America

Revitalizing Rural America

The subject matter in this article will form a topic for a session at SOCAP. The session is entitled: Enterprising Communities in Rural America are Cracking the Code to Build and Thrive by Creating Jobs and Innovation – A Playbook for Rural Investment.  Home to one in...
Technology and Sustainability

Technology and Sustainability

Sometimes disasters offer the potential for a new way to move forward. This was the case in Puerto Rico following hurricane Maria in the fall of 2017, according to the US Economic Development Administration’s Juan Bauza. The EDA was activated to support Puerto Rico...