Investing for Impact: How Social Entrepreneurship is Redefining the Meaning of Return

Many investors and philanthropists are turning to impact investments as equally valid and in some cases even more effective vehicles for social change than pure charity. To complement this growing interest, a number of new innovations are emerging in the field, ranging from new financial tools to better metrics for social impact to new impact investing funds.

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Pages:

58

Publisher:

Credit Suisse and the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Place:

Switzerland

Author:

Catherine Clark, Julia Balandina, Jed Emerson, Robert Katz, Brian Trelstad, Robert Ruttmann, and Katherine Milligan

Date:

January 1, 2012

Media Type:

Report

Category:

Impact Investing, Microfinance, Responsible Investing, Social Entrepreneurship