Social impact investment

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‘There’s never been a better time to look at impact investment’ – Sir Ronald Cohen

“When you bring an impact lens to a business, you affect both the risk and the return dimension of your decision,” said Sir Ronald Cohen, addressing a gathering of 900 attendees from 54 countries, comprising social entrepreneurs, investors, and activists. Speaking about the importance of impact investment, the business of it and the urgency to shift

Fairtrade banking: Social impact investing is going mainstream

Many people are familiar with fairtrade coffee, but less clear about where to go for the equivalent of “fairtrade banking”. This is where a new suite of products called social impact investment comes in. Social impact investment was originally a niche market. Options for people who wanted to be socially responsible in their investments were