Why investors may be overlooking the benefits of impact investing
As of 2013 there were 7.7 million Americans living in severely inadequate housing but earning too much income to qualify for government housing assistance, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The population of “worst case” renters, which has grown by 49% since 2003, cuts across demographic categories.
Impact Investing: How it Works and How to Invest
Impact investing makes a positive impact while also producing a positive return. To invest, you can do so via private equity, debt, fixed-income securities and more, and you often can get in with a minimum of $1,000.
Impact investing is no drag on returns: Study
There’s now more data to support the idea that doing well and doing good are not mutually exclusive.
Impact Investing: Three Factors to Consider
Momentum around impact investing continues to build. There is an increase in both investment opportunities and funds committed by impact investors.
Impact Investments: Becoming Popular And Making Money (2015)
A new study by Morgan Stanley MS +1.84%’s Institute for Sustainable Investing says that impact investing doesn’t require a trade-off.
The challenges and opportunities of impact investing (2015)
In recent years, the term impact investing has mushroomed to encompass the older labels of SRI (socially responsible investing), MRI (mission-related investing) and ESG (environment, social, governance), among others.
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How Impact Investing Can Earn Returns, Peace of Mind (2014)
As the bull market roared in the 1990s and fortunes were made (and lost in the tech-stock crash of 2000), there came into vogue among some investors a practice known as socially responsible investing, or SRI.