Total Portfolio Management: Construction of An Impact Portfolio
October 18, 2015
Despite the growing media coverage of impact investing, and that coverage’s increasingly sophisticated character, there continues to exist a widespread misconception that impact investing is a single type of investing and not a broad approach. It is easy for those considering impact investing to conclude it is similar to, say, venture capital investing—direct, high risk and only available to high net worth individuals. This perception was underscored when influential organizations initially made the mistake of labeling impact investing as an “emerging asset class,” implying that impact cannot be achieved across all asset classes. In fact, a Total Portfolio Management approach is called for!