Complexity Simplified: Financing Government Programs

5/17/18 10:16 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we kick off our podcast series on government programs.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, Government Program Series

Complexity Simplified: Credit Risk Transfer

5/10/18 10:20 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we discuss credit risk transfer.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, credit risk transfer

Impact Evaluation of Mission-Oriented Investments

4/26/18 3:30 PM

In the final post of our Mission-Oriented Finance series, we discuss impact evaluation.

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Topics: Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit, mission-oriented finance

Strength in Numbers: Pay Equity

4/20/18 8:24 AM

In this post of our Strength in Numbers blog series, Summit Chief of Corporate Development Jennifer Folsom, Brown Law Group Managing Partner Stacy Fode and Brown Law Group Associate Jordan Turner discuss the importance of pay equity studies. 

You can’t scroll through LinkedIn without seeing news of another company going down with a pay equity problem. In the past, in-house counsel has been reluctant to request a pay equity study for fear of “opening a can of worms,” creating a discoverable liability, or worse, highlighting a problem that executives aren’t willing (or able) to solve.

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Topics: strength in numbers, pay equity

Portfolio Monitoring for Mission-Oriented Investments

4/19/18 9:05 AM

In the fourth blog of our Mission-Oriented Finance series, we discuss portfolio monitoring.

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Topics: mission-oriented finance, Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit

Summit Releases New White Paper on Credit Risk Transfer

4/16/18 10:19 AM

Today, Summit Director Frank Vetrano released his newest white paper on credit risk transfers (CRTs) at the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). In the paper, “Will Risk Transfer Work at FHA?”, he answers key questions about CRTs.

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Topics: credit risk transfer, federal housing administration

Complexity Simplified: Unstructured Data

4/13/18 8:32 AM

On this episode of Complexity Simplified, we break down unstructured data.

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Topics: Complexity Simplified, strength in numbers

Evaluating Potential Mission-related Investments: Alignment with Mission and Desired Impact

4/12/18 1:20 PM

In the third post of our mission-oriented finance blog series, we discuss evaluating impact and alignment with mission for potential investments.

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Topics: Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit, mission-oriented finance

Evaluating Potential Mission-Related Investments: Credit Risk Analysis

4/11/18 8:53 AM

In the second post of our Mission-Oriented Finance blog series, we discuss evaluating credit risk of potential investments. In Part 2 of this blog, to be published on Thursday, April 12, we discuss evaluating impact and alignment with mission for potential investments.

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Topics: mission-oriented finance, Overview of Mission-Oriented Finance at Summit

Strength In Numbers: Unstructured Data

4/9/18 8:42 AM

In this post of our Strength in Numbers series, we break down how data scientists work with unstructured data. This post was written by former Summit Senior Analyst Tim Book. 

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Topics: strength in numbers, unstructured data

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