Learn from the Rockefeller Foundation!


– Zia Khan: “Which brings us back to the question of why innovation is so important: it solves problems today in a way that positions us to address the unforeseen problems of tomorrow.”
– Rehana Nathoo: “Develop an Investment Strategy,..,Source an Investment Pipeline,..,Conduct Due Diligence,..,Get to the Deal Terms,..,Manage for Mutual Success,..,Assess and Achieve Performance,..,Cultivate Lessons for Impact Investing”
– Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio: “They benefit from or create enabling environments,..,They leverage organizing platforms that enable impact to spread.,..,They take advantage of pre existing global movements”
– Heather Grady: “Avoid the “build it and they will come” mentality and funding model,..,- Use appropriate design for the network structure.,..,Trust is key to effective networks,..,Management and governance of a network should be explicit from the beginning,..,Effective networks are usually working networks,..,Effective networks are built on expertise, not just interest,..,Networks are essentially communication networks,.., And finally, bigger is not necessarily better”
– Judith Rodin: “There are trillions of dollars’ worth of social and environmental challenges that exist in the world, and philanthropy only has billions to spend. Yet if we unlock even a small percentage of capital from the private markets, we would have trillions more. This new way of doing business extends beyond just the mainstreaming of “impact investing.” The needs of business blend the lines even further, as businesses look to philanthropic models to keep their value chains sustainable and their customers and employees healthy and secure.”
– Daniel Grimm, Rachna Saxena, Mike Kubzansky, and Kurt Dassel in “Preparing the Poor and Vulnerable for Digital Jobs”: “Bridging the Skills Gap ,..,Effectively Targeting the Poor and Vulnerable,..,Aligning Training to Market Needs,..,Effectively Teaching Poor and Vulnerable Students,..,Scaling Training Programs,..,Realizing Cost-Effective Impact”
– Kerry Brennan:”“In the future, decent jobs will be a minority experience,..,Informal employment is often volatile and low-quality,..,Financial exclusion makes building a secure future more difficult,..,Companies face too little responsibility for the total costs of doing business”
– John Irons: “The longer someone is unemployed, the more difficult it may be to find a job.,..,Long-term unemployment diminishes re-employment possibilities, and significantly reduces lifetime wages.”
– Judith Rodin: “We live in a rapidly globalizing, disruptive and complex world,..,For one, we have the ability to take risks—really the bread and butter of innovation,..,Innovation isn’t always invention,..,Product innovations are what most people think of when they think of innovation,..,Market innovations change or create new markets to provide new or reallocated resources,..,Process innovations are the application of methods that yield new solutions,..,organizational innovation changes internal processes, structures and mindsets to enable us to approach our work more effectively”
– Judith Rodin: “Backing brains has always been a key part of philanthropy’s strategy.”
– Zia Khan: “The early majority will move impact investing to a more standard practice.,..,More goal-oriented coordination among actors that applies their comparative advantages to specific social and environmental problems.,..,A new management practice within institutions will help us realize both financial and social impact.,..,Rethinking paradigms to achieve greater scale.”
– Judith Rodin: “When you invest in women — you invest in the entire community.,..,If we are to make even a dent against today’s challenges, we need to unlock the private capital markets,..,Impact investing presents us with opportunities to engage the newly wealthy and other sources of new capital in emerging economies.”


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