Report ‘de-risks’ impact investment to open sector up to mainstream
Friday, February 7, 2014
The study, Shifting the Lens: A De-Risking Toolkit for Impact Investment, was published in January by Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Bridges Ventures. It states that concerns around risk were deterring many mainstream investors from pursuing impact-centred strategies.
In June last year, impact investment – which is often referred to as social or social impact investment – received a boost when David Cameron said it had the power to tackle some of the most difficult social problems we are facing today.