From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy II: Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing

From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy II: Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing.

For active investors in the field, to shift impact investing from a small part of their portfolios to a full-fledged strategy requires operational and practical knowledge. New players in the impact investing space need to know how to get started in this nascent and potentially rewarding sector. This codified know-how and repository of best practice is currently as embryonic as the sector itself – but that should not prevent sharing and learning opportunities.

The authors of this report advocate learning by doing, failing fast, synthesizing feedback and quickly re-engineering shortcomings into a more informed approach. Above all, it is clear that intentions (and certainly good ones) matter with every action and step towards building a new sector. With these principles in mind, it is possible to collaboratively and proactively ensure that the impact investing sector is on the best path forward.

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Pages:

44

Publisher:

World Economic Forum

Place:

Geneva, Switzerland

Author:

Michael Drexler, Abigail Nobel

Date:

September 11, 2014

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Impact Investing