Global impact investing news - April 2021
A selection of recent global impact investing news:
Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) - The Next 10 Years of Impact Investment: against a backdrop of continued growth, SSIR invites predictions for the impact investing market over the next 10 years. The authors predict three areas to play an influential role in impacting investing: diversity, equity and inclusion; climate; financial and analytical tools.
Harvard Business Review (HBR) - Impact Investing Won't Save Capitalism: how impact investing has helped to reform capitalism and the rules that need to change governing the global economy.
Sir Ronald Cohen: Chair of Global Steering Group for Impact Investment (GSG) provides insights on impact investing with these interviews:
Spotify podcast: wide-ranging interview on entrepreneurs' role; business models; impact predictions.
Yale School of Management - How Impact Investment and Entrepreneurship Are Reshaping Capitalism: Ron Cohen talks about the pieces in the puzzle to reimagine capitalism: impact-weighted financial accounts; legislation and rules of investing changes; the consumer.
Global impact investing market size reports:
Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)'S latest annual survey provides a comprehensive overview of the global impact investing market sized at $USD715 billion in assets under management.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) estimates the market to be even higher at $USD2.1 trillion, but only $USD505 billion is clearly measured for its impact.