11 Jun '12, 4pm

Impact Investing 2.0: Time for a new approach

Impact Investing 2.0: Time for a new approach

"Impact Investing” is generating an enormous amount of buzz these days – even if it is talked about much more than it is practiced. It has become particularly popular among foundations, endowments, and high net worth individual investors. While the precise meaning of the term is still being defined and debated, in essence, impact investing is a style which explicitly pursues social and environmental objectives as well as purely financial ones. In many cases, investors are willing to sacrifice some of the latter to achieve the former. Typically, impact investing occurs in the emerging markets, in private transactions, and at a small scale – to date the average investment has been in the $1 million range. Typical projects might include the purchase and distribution of clean burning cooking stoves or solar-powered lamps to rural villages in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. All...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/06/11/impact-investing-...

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