3 impact investing predictions from Omidyar Network’s Paula Goldman

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Inequality is rife around the world, and new solutions are being proposed to tackle linked social problems. Paula Goldman from the Omidyar Network (ON), a philanthropic investment firm started by eBay’s founder, Pierre Omidyar, forecasts below a shift in organisations, and their employees, towards helping those in need through market forces. The growth of impact investing in 2014 will mean increasingly that social gains, and not just financial ones, arise from a company’s placement of capital. Solar lighting is also supposed to catch on…

Source: The Economist (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship, Impact Assessment
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impact investing, investment fund, social impact