Private investment is needed to lift billions out of poverty, create jobs, improve the environment, adapt to the effects of climate change and to fill gaps in provision of education, healthcare and financial services. Yet in these markets impact investing is farthest from its potential.
Payment processor Visa Inc. said Saturday that it plans to start separately categorizing sales at gun shops, a major win for gun control advocates who say it will help better track suspicious surges of gun sales that could be a prelude to a mass shooting.
Looking back over the second quarter and first half of the year, small-cap value active managers have outperformed their benchmarks by the widest margin of any active fund type, according to data obtained from Investment Metrics by Institutional Investor.
Most of the reporting from major institutional investors analyzed by strategic communications firm Luminous ‘still has room for improvement’ in sustainability, ethnic & gender diversity and addressing climate-change impacts.