Impact Investments

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Sustainable, responsible, and impact investing (SRI) has grown 33 percent in the U.S. over the past two years, and these investments now account for $8.72 trillion, one of every five dollars under professional management, according to a report by the US SIF Foundation, supported, in part by MacArthur. The report also finds that about 85 percent of money managers surveyed are responding to growing client demand by using environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria more actively. The research notes that climate change continues to be a significant area of investment and cites growing interest in both “gender lens” investing and community investing.

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