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How to grow impact investing

18 Jun 2014
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‘Impact investing’ refers to investment with the intention to achieve both a positive social, cultural or environmental benefit and some measure of financial return.  This article asks what will it take for the impact investing market to flourish in Australia? 

  • Despite large forecasts, the impact investing market in Australia remains fragmented and immature.
  • Challenges exist on both the supply and demand sides which are not helped by an under-developed intermediary market.
  • Government has a critical role to play in helping to establish an enabling environment; there are many international initiatives that can be drawn on and learnt from.
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2014
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