Summary of Status of the Social Impact Investing Market

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Economic anthropologist Maximilian Martin offers a solid introduction to social impact investing and to the entities that play significant roles in its growth. He illustrates examples of how firms, governments and nonprofits work together to achieve economic returns for investors while helping to address critical social and environmental issues. getAbstract recommends his brief but enlightening paper to investors, policy makers and activists searching for innovative ways to unite financial and social aims.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What social impact investing is, why it is growing, and what challenges it faces;
  • What parties make up the “social impact investor ecosystem”; and
  • What governments, companies and nonprofits have already achieved through social impact investing.
 

About the Author

Maximilian Martin founded Impact Economy, a firm specializing in social impact investing and strategy.

 

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Individuals and institutions seeking returns on investments that benefit the environment or society drive the small but growing trend of social impact investing. First recognized in 2007, these “investments made into companies, organizations and funds with the intention to generate measurable social...

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