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5 key takeaways from this article:
Impact investing is intentionally investing to generate financial returns and societal impact to protect and grow assets and to make a positive contribution to our world
In-house research covering 2,000 individuals showed that 56% of investors were interested in impact investing
Partly driven by the UN Sustainable Development Goals, there are increasing flows of capital into initiatives seeking to address societal challenges such as climate change, ageing populations, structural unemployment, and chronic diseases
Impact investing does not mean having to give up financial returns
Impact investing offers investors new possibilities for their capital and can add value to investment portfolios