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Demonstrating New Possibilities: The Pacific RISE Investment Thesis

August 30, 2023

Pacific RISE is using an investment thesis to engage with investors and broaden the sense of possibilities about what types of opportunities exist in the Pacific.

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Transforming Power

August 30, 2023

In God’s economy, members of the human family work together for the common good – producing, growing, building, trading, serving and caring for one another.

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Child Lens Investing - Intersection with gender lens investing

August 29, 2023

Gender norms and their associated power dynamics are shaped during childhood through a complex interplay of factors.

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Community-Centered Blended Finance: Towards a Transformative Approach

June 13, 2023

While there have been notable positive social impacts from blended finance to date, these initiatives tend to be limited by assumptions of what finance should be and how it historically operates.

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Using Finance as a Tool​ to Promote and Protect​ Child Rights​

June 9, 2023

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) offers a comprehensive grounding that outlines the rights and entitlements of every child

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Investing in the Future of Children: A Field Building Report

May 23, 2023

Child lens investing is an emerging field that intentionally integrates considerations of child rights and wellbeing into investment processes.

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Insights and Invitations - November 2023

March 22, 2023

Criterion Institute will hold an interactive discussion in November 2023 about our work expanding what is possible for using finance as a tool for transformative social change.

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Webinar: Addressing Power Dynamics in Investment Processes

March 13, 2023

In 2022, the Criterion Institute worked with the Capital 4 Development (C4D) Group as a leader in the field of gender-lens investing, exploring their investment processes that take an intersectional perspective of power dynamics in the specific local context.

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Open Dialogue Series: Shaping the Field of Gender Lens Investing - March 13, 2023

February 24, 2023

Criterion Institute held a quarterly dialogue series on key issues impacting the field of gender lens investing on Monday, March 13, 2023.

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