From savings to banking to investing… finance is moving online. With this, we’re seeing the disruption of venture capital brought about by new laws that may change the game for how entrepreneurs can raise funding and who can invest.
- North America
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) is now big business. What began as a niche market decades ago has blossomed into a multi-trillion-pound industry and continues to grow at an alarmingly fast rate. According to the specialist research provider Eiris, more than £15bn was invested in UK ethical/socially responsible retail funds in 2015, up by 11% year on year.
Press Release: New IRRCi Report: Investors Finding Innovative Paths to Address Systemic Environmental, Social, Financial Issues
A new state-of-the-industry report finds that investors are deliberately incorporating new investment approaches to help address systems-level risks and opportunities. The study indicates that investors are intentionally attempting to influence systems-level risk factors previously ignored as beyond the impact-ability of institutional investors.
- Impact Assessment