This report, published in December 2014, is the latest in a series of reports the World Economic Forum has produced on impact investing. Its authors are Michael Drexler, Senior Director Head of Investors Industries, and Abigail Noble, Associate Director Head of Impact Investing Initiatives at the WEF.
Impact investing has become a popular topic of discussion, not only with the mainstream media but also with mainstream investors. Yet while impact investing has entered the mainstream mindset, many investors with the enthusiasm and means to engage meaningfully in impact investing lack the informational resources to do so. For most investors today, impact investing still needs to be translated from a compelling concept into a sound strategy. This situation is especially true for family offices.
Impact investing enables high net worth individuals to be explicit about their shared values and to reflect them in their investment and wealth management decisions. This primer aims to help family offices and HNWIs navigate the emerging impact investing approach.
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