April 28, 2016
A UBS Group executive said the global bank's Oncology Impact Fund to back development of new cancer drugs is a "milestone" in the burgeoning field of investments that aim for both financial returns and social outcomes, writes The Wall Street Journal.
April 28, 2016
LetsAllDoGood, a mobile application unveiled this week by charity-auction site BiddingForGood, is designed to let nonprofits send push notifications directly to supporters, bypassing the clutter of email and social media, writes The Boston Globe.
April 25, 2016
NPR talks to Michael Faye, co-founder of GiveDirectly, about the charity's philosophy favoring cash gifts to poor people over traditional aid programs and its ambitious plan to test the concept by providing a basic income to thousands of East Africans over a decade.
April 21, 2016
Mission Edge in San Diego provides an unusually broad array of low-cost administrative services, freeing its clients to do more with less.
April 13, 2016
The university asked its money managers two years ago to avoid investments in companies that have failed to take reasonable steps to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, according to The New York Times.
April 11, 2016
The convergence of large health-care companies, research institutes, and other nonprofits and businesses associated with the Gates Foundation are changing the face of the city, The New York Times reports.
April 04, 2016
James McIntyre, a managing director at Moore Capital Management, is the previously unidentified person who unwittingly recommended that a foundation affiliated with his hedge fund put nearly $25 million into an allegedly fraudulent investment scheme run by a private-equity executive, The New York Times reports, citing unnamed sources.