JP Morgan & GIIN survey highlights higher impact investment commitments

Monday, May 5, 2014

Widespread commitment to allocate 19% more capital to impact investments in 2014 compared to 2013 revealed by JP Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) survey.

125 global investors, including fund managers, banks, foundations, development finance institutions, and pension funds surveyed by JP Morgan and GIIN expect to commit 19% more capital to impact investments in 2014 compared to 2013, as satisfaction with the financial returns and the social and environmental impact of these investments remains high.

Spotlight on the Market, the 2014 edition of the JP Morgan and GIIN annual impact investor survey reveals market growth amidst greater government support, new product and fund launches, and widespread impact measurement.

The survey also provides detailed insight into asset allocation trends across regions, sectors, and financial instruments from the largest-ever respondent group, up 26% this year from 2013.

Source: Investment Europe (link opens in a new window)

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