Friday
January 25
2019

Bono’s new venture takes aim at ‘fuzzy thinking’ in impact investing

By Sarah Shearman

Impact investment funds must stop relying on “fuzzy thinking” about how much good they do, Bono said as he announced a tie-up with U.S. private equity company TPG to measure the social and environmental change they achieve.

Impact investing – which promises social and environmental benefits as well as financial returns – is growing, but the difficulty of measuring how much good it achieves has caused some major investors to be cautious.

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Source: Reuters (link opens in a new window)

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Investing
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impact investing, social impact