Financing the Sustainable Development Goals: Impact Investing in Action

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Impact investing is booming–but not nearly enough to make radical change

Between mid-2017 and mid-2018, the value of the impact investing market roughly doubled to $228 billion in assets under management, according to a survey from the Global Impact Investing Network, a nonprofit that works to increase the scale and effectiveness of financial bets with social and environmental returns. But that’s still a drop in the bucket

Impact Investors Should Use U.N. Targets as Investing Guide

The Global Impact Investing Network is urging investors to do more than seek positive social and environmental impact from their investments by asking them to specifically tackle the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. The reason: a “massive capital gap” of about US$5 trillion to US$7 trillion a year is needed to meet the 17