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The Money and Impact Investing Directory highlights topics, resources and organizations focused on creating positive social and environmental impacts through money, business, and investing.

The Directory is based on a growing understanding of the relationship between money, values and sustainability. It exists to foster learning and engagement for people interested in aligning money and values.

As featured on Forbes.com  “One-stop site paints a clearer picture for impact investors”

Directory Highlights:

  1. LOCAL BANKING: Invest where you live
    -Community Bank / Credit Unions
  2. COMMUNITY INVESTING: Economic opportunity for all
    -Micro Finance
  3. Sustainable and Responsible Investing: Green your portfolio
  4. IMPACT INVESTING: Purpose driven companies & social entrepreneurs
    -Definitions / Investor networks and groups
  5. SUSTAINABILITY METRICS: Quantifying environmental and social impact
    -Certification, Reporting, Ratings & Analytics
  6. RESOURCES FOR FOUNDATIONS: Blending investment and mission
  7. THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS: Movers, shakers and teachers
  8. CONFERENCES & EVENTS: Connecting people with shared values
  9. INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS: Who can help
  10. BOOKS, ARTICLES, PAPERS & MEDIA: A wealth of perspective and knowledge
  11. TOPIC EXAMPLES: A small sampling of representative organizations
  12. BEYOND INVESTING: Non-investment ways to align your money and values
The directory is an evolving resource. We welcome your input, please share your thoughts and questions with us.


Aligning Money & Values:

Aligning Money & Values:

Investing your money can be a difficult task, especially when you don’t truly know where it may be going. With Money & Impact Investing Directory, you can be sure you are aligning money and values to immediately be able to see results. We want you to support what you feel are the most important issues in our world, whether they be social or environmental. Your investments can be used to affect future generations so take the time and search through the Money & Impact Investing Directory to find what may be the best match for both you and your money.

Impact Investing:

Impact Investing:

Creating a new industry between philanthropy and profit-maximization, impact investing is a smart way to invest your money while still creating a positive change for community issues. Impact investing provides capital to businesses that can then become positive enterprises in their community. This investing can also help to supply market-based solutions to the most pressing issues of our world including affordable housing, available healthcare, sustainable agriculture, clean technology, and financial services for the poor. Search through the Money & Impact Investing Directory to find an issue you can stand behind and help to change our world.

Community Investing:

Community Investing:

Provide a real and immediate impact for communities around the world through community investing. Community investing directly provides capital to low-income or disadvantaged communities through small loans and banking services in order to fund businesses, non-profit groups and housing initiatives that would otherwise be nonexistent. This creates opportunities for individuals and the community to make a social, economic, and environmental impact. Use Money & Impact Investing Directory to find a cause you can support and invest in to help address our world’s largest problems.