World Progress Watch

  • Investing for social impact: new signs of promise

    Some bond investors aim to earn a return by putting money toward achieving a social good, such as lower recidivism rates. In the process they're upping the ante for governments to better measure progress – not just how many people a program serves.

 

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Dozens of cardboard cut-outs of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit outside of the US Capitol Building as part of an Avaaz.org protest in Washington on April 10.

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