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Acumen Launches 60 Decibels to Make Lean Data an Impact Measurement Standard for Impact Investing

June 05, 2019

The new entity, supported by lead investor Ceniarth, makes customer-centric impact measurement accessible to all, helping social sector organizations listen to those who matter most  NEW YORK, NY (June 3, 2019) – Acumen today announced the spin out of Lean Data SM, its unique approach to impact measurement, into a separate social enterprise, 60 Decibels. By creating a standalone company, Acumen and 60 Decibels aim...
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June 15, 2019

Acumen Pakistan has been issued a notice by the SECP to revoke our license. We’ve challenged the notice and that case is pending before the High Court. We continue to assess the situation going forward.
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Doubling Down on Mini-Grids: A Call to Action

By Leslie Labruto and Aïssatou Diagne on June 14, 2019

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June 03, 2019

The vision is to use impact investing innovation to catalyze skilling and job creation. June 3, 2019 – Mumbai, India – India’s first Sustainable Development Goals Bond (SDG Bond) for ‘for-profit’ social enterprises was announced today by Grameen Impact Investments India (Grameen Impact) and Acumen....
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April 17, 2019

The fund, KawiSafi Ventures, is accelerating access to clean energy solutions for low-income populations in East Africa New York, NY – April 17, 2019 – Acumen, the nonprofit that invests philanthropic capital in companies and leaders tackling poverty, today announced the approximately $70 million close...
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By Krishna Dahya on April 02, 2019

It is with great grief that we share the loss of our dear friend and fellow, Neel Shah, who passed away last week from a sudden heart stroke. Neel was a loving and devoted husband, son, brother, and uncle. He was a role model, a...
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