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Report Finds Impact Investment Market Flourishing

Impact investing is growing significantly, with top market participants expressing confidence in both the financial performance and outcomes that their capital generates, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Global Impact Investing Network. Read More
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Understanding the Capital Needs of Social Enterprises

A white paper by Echoing Green and Enclude examines the capital needs of social entrepreneurs at various stages of their organizations’ life cycle. Read More
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Research Finds Police Officers Less Respectful to African-American Drivers

Police officers are less respectful of African-American motorists during routine traffic stops than they are of white drivers, according to a report by Stanford University researchers, including MacArthur Fellows Jennifer Eberhardt and Daniel Jurafsky. Read More
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College Students Offer Policy Ideas

The Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, has released 10 Ideas, a journal that elevates top student-generated policy proposals from across the country. Read More
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Survey Finds 62 Percent Global Decline in New Coal Plants

The Sierra Club’s third annual survey of the coal plant pipeline, Boom and Bust 2017, finds a 62 percent drop in new coal plant construction starts globally, including an 85 percent decline in new Chinese ... Read More
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Ranking Tech Companies on Digital Rights

The majority of telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies does not disclose sufficient information to their users about policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy, according to the 2017 Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index. Read More
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The Cost of Economic and Racial Segregation in Chicago

Economic and racial segregation cost the Chicago region billions of dollars each year, according to a report by the Metropolitan Planning Council and the Urban Institute with support from MacArthur and the Chicago Community Trust. Read More