What is Ethical Investing, and how does it compare to Impact Investing, SRI, Sustainable and ESG Investing?
Category: Impact investing
To have impact you need to be ahead of the pack, identifying opportunities that others have ignored. There’s risk involved, but there’s also rewards. And in this space, the rewards go far beyond the financial.
Reaching agreement on universal principles will be a huge step forward for impact investing, the next six months will be pivotal.
Impact investing is no longer a seedling, it’s grown and matured and now there are fresh shoots springing up all over the world. But these communities all thrive in different types of soil and face different conditions.
Impact investment funds comprised of publicly listed companies will certainly bring scale, but will they offer genuine impact? Ted Franks
Bitcoin and the blockchain are helping impact investors trace the flow of their funds, as well as measuring and verifying impact on a global scale.
Frustrations at a failing economy permeated the summit, but so too did an air of optimism. There were entrepreneurs and business owners and money managers with their hands on some very powerful levers. All agitating to deploy capital to make social change, to further fuel a movement that’s creating its own economic models.