Media Coverage

Last week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (ticker: BAC) announced it had raised $13.5 million from over 40 private and institutional clients, financing a reform initiative for previously incarcerated New York state criminals. Read more here.

January 13, 2014

It was 50 years ago that President Lyndon B. Johnson started the “war on poverty,” railing against the “lack of jobs, bad housing [and] poor schools” that perpetuated an array of social crises, struggle and suffering amid a sea of plenty. Read more here.

January 8, 2014

Merrill Lynch and US Trust reached out to some high-powered clients this quarter to invest in a social-impact bond whose proceeds finance a program to lower recidivism rates among ex-convicts in New York. Read more here.

January 7, 2014

“Merrill Lynch and U.S. Trust reached out to some high-powered clients this quarter to invest in a social-impact bond whose proceeds finance a program to lower recidivism rates among ex-convicts in New York.” Read more here.

December 31, 2013

“More than $13 million raised by private and institutional investors will be used to fund a 5½-year program focused on comprehensive re-entry employment services in the world’s largest Social Investment Bond (SIB) to date.” Read more here.

December 30, 2013

Social Finance CEO Tracy Palandjian and Director of Knowledge Management Jane Hughes share their thoughts regarding potential futures for the SIB space in the World Economic Forum's "From Ideas to Practice, Pilot to Strategy." Read more here.

December 17, 2013

Forbes features Tracy Palandjian's insights into how SIB innovation can tackle complex social problems.

October 28, 2013

At Clinton Global Initiative talk in Chicago, social enterprises discuss balancing profit, mission. Read the Chicago Tribune article.

June 13, 2013

Tracy Palandjian and Luther Ragin featured in the Community Development Investment Review by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. Read more.

April 16, 2013