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Can financial innovation save the world? Elizabeth Littlefield weighs in.

A recent piece in The Atlantic explores investors’ growing interest in Impact Investing. The piece describes impact investors and those “who want to use finance to make more food, cleaner water, better healthcare, smarter children and a... Read more...

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A pivotal year for foreign affairs, a banner year for OPIC: Read the fiscal 2011 annual report

OPIC recently published its annual report for fiscal 2011, a year that OPIC President and CEO Elizabeth Littlefield describes as “a pivotal year for foreign affairs and a banner year for the U.S. Government’s development finance institution.”... Read more...

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Putting the “Impact” in Investing

The recent Global Philanthropy Forum in Washington D.C. drew hundreds of participants from the worlds of finance and philanthropy, underscoring the growing interest in focusing private investments on projects that will advance a social... Read more...

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Business as a force for good in the developing world

“There is growing optimism about business as a force for good in the developing world,” OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield writes in the current issue of Innovations. “A new momentum is building along with this around a breed of private... Read more...

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