25 Jul '16, 8am

Where impact investing meets sustainable development

This article is one in a series of opinion pieces written by prominent authors on issues covered in "Development Co-operation Report 2016: The Sustainable Development Goals as Business Opportunities ." In many developing and emerging markets, private sector actors and business models are achieving significant measurable and sustainable impact. Social impact investment offers the opportunity to catalyze and improve private sector investment designed to solve social challenges, to collect and analyze data on what works, to scale up effective programs and businesses, and to create more robust enabling environments for innovation and entrepreneurship. When the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister set up the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce in 2013, I was charged with leading an International Development Working Group to produce recommendations on how governments can catalyze i...

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