Articles by Mohit Saini
India faces an estimated annual financing gap of US $565 billion in achieving its SDG targets. But while impact investment in the country is growing, it is still nowhere near those levels – and Indian social enterprises face substantial financing gaps of their own. Manali Jain at MSC and Mohit Saini at Tufts University Investment Office explore how a social stock exchange could help address this need, discussing India’s ongoing efforts to establish such an exchange, how it can benefit both social enterprises and impact investors – and how the government can maximize its success.
India faces an annual financing gap of US $565 billion in achieving its SDG targets - which creates a huge opportunity for impact investors. But according to Mohit Saini at the Fletcher School, the country's investors have no specific, well-accepted definition of impact. He discusses this challenge, and how standardized, sector-specific metrics could help address it.