Sharing Risk, Rewarding Outcomes: The Environmental Impact Bond

What is an Environmental Impact Bond? An Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) is an innovative financing tool that uses a Pay for Success approach to provide up-front capital from private investors for environmental projects, either to pilot a new approach whose performance is viewed as uncertain or to scale up a solution that has been tested in a pilot program.

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Eric Letsinger
Financing a human-focused healthcare system

Karen Dale, CEO of AmeriHealth Caritas DC, emanates deliberate joy in her work which she approaches with unbounded creativity, intense focus on results, and a collaborative, team-centric spirit. Here is what she told Quantified Ventures CEO Eric Letsinger in a recent interview.

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Eric Letsinger
Where will the money come from?

Health is increasingly recognized as the product of many social, economic, and environmental factors that extend far beyond the doctor’s office. This spring, two monumental policy updates now allow for greater flexibility and innovation to address these factors.

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Eric Letsinger
Why we’re excited about bricks and boards

Quantified Ventures, with support from the U.S. Forest Service, has made a compelling case that, through application of the Pay for Success (PFS) financing model, we can scale an urban wood economy in Baltimore that identifies, quantifies, and then supports sustainable employment, reduced recidivism and waste, lowers crime rates, and improves health.

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Eric Letsinger
Mayors Innovate—and Cities Benefit

In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), Quantified Ventures sponsored the Mayors Innovation Project gathering, which brought dozens of mayors and representatives from mayors’ offices around the country together in our nation’s capital to share ideas and best practices.

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Eric Letsinger