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Weekly News Update from the Mission Markets Team

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We came across these articles while reading the industry news this week and thought that our readers would find them relevant.  We hope that you find them interesting and would love to hear your comments!

Sept. 21, 2010
We at Mission Markets are excited about this new index for the top impact investment funds announced this week at the Clinton Global Initiative. It is an important step toward opening up the space to investors and their financial advisors.
Wall Street Journal MarketWatch
Sept. 22, 2010
Moody’s commitment to develop a quantitative, independent, and globally consistent standard to measure social performance in the microfinance industry is a major step forward in standardizing social metrics to enable impact investors to make more informed investment decisions and maximize social impact.
Triple Pundit and SOCAP10
Sept. 23, 2010
We liked this brief exercise taken on by Triple Pundit and SOCAP10 to answer the question, “What’s Next? How will social enterprise unlock the $120 billion market opportunity for impact investment?” We were also recently focused in the Triple Pundit blog. If you haven’t had the opportunity to check it out, you can read it here.
Venture Capital Dispatch (WSJ Blog)
Sept. 21, 2010
We are greatly encouraged by the fact that the younger generation is taking on an increasing role in the industry with student-managed social venture funds. It is good to see that the next generation of investors is already looking to maximize social impact alongside profits.
Happy Reading!
-The Mission Markets Team

Author: Mission Markets

Mission Markets operates a financial marketplace for the impact and sustainability community. On the Mission Marketplace members can raise capital, discover investment opportunities, buy and sell environmental credits, access comprehensive data and information, promote valuable products and services and connect with a community of like minded stakeholders. Our goal is to increase the flow of information and capital within the impact and sustainability sector and expand the stakeholder community as a whole.

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