Welcome to the weekly TriplePundit flash, for which every Monday we will offer up a quick rundown of the stories the editors at 3p think you need to know.
Six Reasons Why Women Are Shaking Up Impact Investing
Women have long had a leading role in the impact investing market, which doubled between 2017 and 2018 to $228 billion in assets under management, according to the Global Impact Investing Network.
Women’s outsized influence in aligning their money with their values is not about to end any time soon, with a new generation of female millennial and Gen Z investors right behind them.
3p’s finance reporter, Amy Brown, recently spoke with two women pioneers within the impact investing movement to find out why women are far ahead on this front than men.
Older Workers, America’s Most Undervalued Asset
As corporations step over each other in the stampede to show they are millennial-friendly, there’s a demographic that is overlooked, under-appreciated and too quickly dismissed. Triple Pundit's Executive Editor, Leon Kaye, makes the case for hiring from the 50-and-over crowd - after all, it turns out one in four entrepreneurs in the U.S. come from this demographic.
Big Money Joins the Fight Against Food Waste
Within the environmental pillar of sustainability, Jenna Ammann talks about a small, but growing trend in the investment world. It turns out startups dedicated to solving food waste secured $125 million in venture capital during 2018. Ammann takes a closer look at some of these companies attracting investor attention right now—and breaks down what their ideas could mean for the future.
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