Capturing the Potential of Global Impact Investing
November 16, 2011
Pairing philanthropy and profit takes work—and smart regulation.
For the past 100 years, especially in the West, we have organized our resources around two basic assumptions: first, that the only way for private citizens to address social problems is by providing donations to charities; and second, that the only purpose of investing and business is to make money. In this article, Jed Emerson and Antony Bugg-Levine present a framework for converting possibilities to reality within impact investing.