“Corporations rule the world,” the old saying goes. But perhaps, not anymore, as investors and customers channel their money according to their beliefs and moral principles. One avenue for this is impact investment, which according to Liza Moiseeva can build a bridge between profit-seeking investors and the work that development organisations do.
At the intersection of the financial and social sectors, it is estimated impact investing will be worth $9 billion this year. These investments, which aim to generate social and environmental returns alongside financial returns, are clearly here to stay. Liza Moiseeva explains what you need to know about impact investing.