Impact Investing: Getting Financial Returns While Building A Better World

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Impact Investing: Getting Financial Returns While Building A Better World

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 4:51pm

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Imagine trillions of private sector dollars pouring into healthcare, affordable housing, education, agriculture, distributed utilities, and restructured social spending in emerging markets and here in the U.S.  No, not in the form of charity; rather, in the form of "impact investing." This is already beginning to happen, according to Antony Bugg-Levine, the newly named President and CEO of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF).

“Impact investing is any investment that intends to produce a social and environmental good while receiving a positive financial return,” Bugg-Levine says. Impact investment funds are springing from family offices, banks, institutional investors, financial services firms, and others, and Bugg-Levine says it’s just beginning. 

For continuation, see Fast Company here...

 

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Keywords: Finance & Socially Responsible Investment | Acumen Fund | Antony Bugg-Levine | BRAC | H.B. Heron Foundation | Jacqueline Novogratz | Nonprofit Finance Fund | Omidyar Network | Rockefeller Foundation | TechnoServe | impact investing

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