Topic: SRI Resources

Understanding social impact bonds

Understanding social impact bonds

A social impact bond (SIB) is a debt instrument that directly links its yield with a social outcome or series of outcomes. In technical jargon, the utility of the invested capital directly influences the return on the investment (ROI). Therefore, potential investors...
Green bonds: fixed returns to fix the planet

Green bonds: fixed returns to fix the planet

For most of history, business and the environment have been in strict opposition. Poisoned water, dirty air, decimated landscapes and global warming can all be traced to standard business practices. From Chernobyl in the Ukraine to brown fields in the United States,...