Social Impact Funds Gain Attention For Potential To Help Achieve SDGs

Devex: Beyond aid: Insights from Social Capital Markets on achieving the SDGs
“It only launched last year, but the The Rise Fund was all over the agenda at last week’s Social Capital Markets conference, which draws investors and entrepreneurs to San Francisco each year to discuss issues at the intersection of money and meaning. … The Rise Fund invests in seven areas the firm has identified as offering potential for achievable and measurable impact — agriculture and food, education, energy, financial services, health care, technology, and infrastructure — and represents the growing influence of private wealth for public good in global development finance…” (Cheney, 10/17).