Facilitating Social Impact: David Upton of Common Good Solutions

Facilitating Social Impact: David Upton of Common Good Solutions

Subscribe: RSSWhen David Upton co-founded Common Good Solutions (CGS) in 2012, he didn’t come armed with an in-depth, detailed strategic plan. But there was a mission. And it was a powerful one. “See the need, try to fill the need,” is how David describes it. Over the...
What is Blended Finance and Is it Needed?

What is Blended Finance and Is it Needed?

Interest in blended finance is growing in popularity, so it seems. Having personally designed and invested in multiple transactions involving blended finance structures, I felt it was time to take a step back from my usual discussion topics to describe what blended...
Three Good Ideas from the Social Finance Forum 2014

Three Good Ideas from the Social Finance Forum 2014

Quite a lot has already been shared about the 2014 Social Finance Forum, which took place at the MaRS Centre for Impact Investing in Toronto on November 6 and 7. So, for this piece, I’m going to keep my thoughts to three good ideas that I took away from the event this...

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