Assessment of the Impact Investment Sector and Opportunities, September 2013, World Economic Forum

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Press Release:  02 September 2013 - 40 Page(s)
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Financing  Social Investment  Study

This report provides an initial assessment of the Impact Investment sector and identifies the factors constraining the acceleration of capital into the field of impact investing. Among other things, it defines impact investing and provides a snapshot of the state of the sector, it describes the constraints that asset owners face when considering allocation of capital to impact investments, and it outlines key recommendations that various participants should take to advance impact investing out of the margins and into the mainstream.