Leverage for Good: An Introduction to the New Frontiers of by Lester M. Salamon

By Lester M. Salamon

With the assets of either governments and conventional philanthropy slightly turning out to be or in decline, but the issues of poverty, ill-health, and environmental degradation ballooning day-by-day, new versions for financing social and environmental targets are urgently wanted. thankfully, a revolution is underway within the tools and associations to be had to satisfy this want. Loans, mortgage promises, deepest fairness, barter preparations, social inventory exchanges, bonds, social secondary markets, and funding cash are only the various actors and instruments occupying the recent frontiers of philanthropy and social funding. jointly they carry the promise of leveraging for social and environmental reasons not only the billions of greenbacks of charitable supplies however the countless numbers of billions, certainly trillions, of bucks of personal funding capital.

While the adjustments lower than manner are inspiring, they continue to be principally uncharted. This concise creation to the subject, and its better half quantity, give you the first finished and obtainable roadmap to those vital advances. within the approach, those works will larger equip traders, philanthropists, social marketers, nonprofit leaders, enterprise executives, govt officers, and scholars across the world to catch the possibilities that those advancements carry out to them and to our world.

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