12 Oct '11, 9am

Impact Investing: A New Book Reveals Its Challenges and Prospects

Impact Investing: A New Book Reveals Its Challenges and Prospects

As Robert Kennedy famously noted, “even tiny ripples can become a powerful current that sweeps aside the established order when they are multiplied and brought together.” – from Impact Investing Indeed, ripples of social change in finance are forming into waves, waves that have the potential to become tidal in proportion. Impact Investing: Transforming How We make Money While Making a Difference by Antony Bugg-Levine and Jed Emerson provides a framework for harnessing the swell of these waves into powerful positive disruptive forces. Whether you’re an investor, philanthropist, entrepreneur, employee or in the public sector, if you have some odd notion that business practices can play a role in solving the world’s social and environmental problems, this book is for you. It points the way to creating positive impact without trading off financial returns; it shows you how to ...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/10/impact-investing-new-...

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