impact investment

An American in Panama Returns!

Just in case you were wondering, Yes! Frank Backe is alive and well and still living in and loving Panama! Let me share with you what led to the absence of my newsletter over these…


The New Panama Canal!

Impact on World Economies…Opening New Markets! The Chinese Megaship COSCO, recently renamed PANAMA, is the first ship to transit through the expanded Panama Canal! Aided by tugboats, rather than the traditional “mules,” or trains, used…


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Panama Past and Present: The Embera Tribe

The Trip The dugout canoes sat along the shore of the mostly-dried Chagres River awaiting their cargo of tourists eager for a glimpse of Panama’s past right here in Panama’s present. The young men who…


Beautiful Boquete

This is not a resort town in Colorado or in the European Alps–This is Beautiful Boquete, Panama! After spending hot and humid days looking at rainforests, Norma and I decided to spend a few days…


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IMPACT INVESTING

  Definition from Wikipedia: Impact Investing refers to investments made into companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate measurable beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return. It is a form of…