News / 5 November 2019

It’s Not An Instant Jackpot, But Here’s Why You Should Care About Impact Investments

On Day 1 of the E-Nation Symposium, we had the pleasure of learning about impact investing from 4 women who are in the industry themselves:

So, first of all, what is impact investing? It’s a fairly new term, and it’s an investment strategy that aims to generate social and financial benefits.

Melissa said in her presentation that impact investments exist along a spectrum, which means that there is no perfect impact investment.

“The spectrum runs from commercial or just typical investments, all the way up to non-profits, and somewhere in the middle, we have impact investment where we have financial and social benefits,” she shared.

 

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