Impact Investing: Achieving Financial Returns While Doing Good

On April 8, the Global Development and Economy program at Brookings and IFC hosted an event to discuss impact investing, as well as findings from IFC’s report “Creating Impact: The Promise of Impact Investing.”

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Impact Investing: Achieving Financial Returns While Doing Good

Transcript

Good morning everybody and thank you for the opportunity to share with you some of the main findings of this report creating impact and whenever we start to talk about impact investing we need to ensure that we’re starting from a common understanding of what we mean by the term. It’s a label that is commonly used but sometimes people are confused between what is sustainable investing versus Responsible Investing versus other types of investing. So we use this a definition which we believe is commonly accepted across the industry.

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