Present Risk, Future Reward: Shared Reflections on Building the Market for Impact Investing
August 15, 2013
In recent years, the topic of impact investing has taken center stage as a major trend. We have seen literally dozens of documents produced and blog posts written critiquing the emergence of this concept and its related practices, and promoting a variety of ideas of what is required for it to attain its potential. This Issue Brief reviews points raised by critics of impact investing while offering an overview of the work and initiatives being
proposed in order for the field of impact investing to advance in a responsible and sustainable manner over the decades to come. While building upon the shared reflections of many in the field, the narrative, framing and highlights are the sole responsibility of the Authors.