It breaks my heart to share the sad, sad news that Bob Collymore—partner in all things social change, Acumen board member and incredible supporter of our leadership work, teacher, friend—died today in Nairobi, Kenya after a two-year fight with cancer. Bob was a giant of...
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....
Acumen Announces Nearly $70 Million Close of For-Profit Off-Grid Energy Fund through its subsidiary Acumen Capital Partners
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...