Last week we released our 2012 Social Impact Report, which describes the positive change that our investors and donors help create in communities around the world.
The dollar signs and stories we feature throughout the report would not be possible without our investors. Through your investments, we?re financing organizations that develop affordable housing, build community health centers, expand access to financial services, and work in numerous other ways to reduce poverty.
With your support, Calvert Foundation will continue to strengthen and expand our program to reach more underserved communities and organizations that need access to affordable capital.
Latest blog posts
Human Needs and Aspirations: Understanding Social Impact
Human Needs and AspirationsOur friend and former summer intern Usman Javaid explores the concept of impact through Maslow?s Hierarchy of Needs. He makes a case that social enterprises, in addition to providing transformative needs such as food, water, and shelter, can also provide comfort and aspirational needs like affordable appliances, televisions, and sporting goods. Read more »
Girls inc. videoAs part of our continuing coverage of the WIN-WIN six month anniversary, check out our video on Girls, Inc. produced by Kim Kelly and Anna Krebs. Accompanying the video, Beth Bafford writes about her visit to Girls Inc. in Alameda, CA to see her investment dollars at work firsthand. Read more »
In the News
Green Money JournalThe Next 20 Years of Impact Investing
In an interview with Green Money Journal, Calvert Foundation President and CEO Lisa Hall reflects on the strong growth in the impact investing space over the past few years, and describes her vision of a future where all investors have invested at least some of their portfolio in sustainable investments. Read the full article »
Interested in joining the impact investing movement? We?ve got a talented team dedicated to making a difference in the world by connecting investors to underserved communities. Current openings: