Can a Double Bottom Line Bring Better Returns?

That’s what employ­ees of Inter­net music and DBL port­fo­lio com­pa­ny Pan­do­ra are giv­ing kids in Oak­land, Cal­i­for­nia schools.  Why would a VC firm encour­age its invest­ment com­pa­nies to do this? […]

The “Real” Birth of the Solar Industry

Brad Matt­son is CEO of Solex­ant, a DBL port­fo­lio solar start­up.  He is also a renowned entre­pre­neur from the semi­con­duc­tor indus­try. Start­ing at Applied Mate­ri­als, he lat­er found­ed and scaled […]

Impact Investing to hit $9 Billion in 2013

Read the full arti­cle on Envi­ron­men­tal Leader here. Also, full dis­clo­sure: DBL Part­ners is a Found­ing Net­work mem­ber of the Glob­al Impact Invest­ing Net­work. Impact invest­ing is expect­ed to grow […]

Boston’s Mayor, Thomas Menino goes Solar

From The Boston Globe.  Read the orig­i­nal arti­cle here. May­or Thomas M. Meni­no has a new source of ener­gy for his home in Readville: solar ener­gy pan­els, installed by stu­dents […]