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INTERVIEW: Most corporations getting into impact investing set up a special entity to do so. PayPal is doing it straight from its treasury. Joanne Gan tells us how it works, what they’ve learned – and why other firms could make a “bold commitment” too.
Laura Joffre reports from the GIIN Investor Summit in the Hague, where impact investors cheer the growth of the market – with a few caveats – and where busy dealmaking seems oddly undisturbed by the prospect of an imminent recession.
Calls for more humanity, humility – and regulation – came from leading impact investing figures this week, as 1,500 delegates from over 63 countries gathered in the Hague for the Global Impact Investing Network's Investor Forum.
"Psychological milestone" essential to raise credibility of the industry, but GIIN CEO Amit Bouri warns against complacency as "negative forces" could impede growth of the market – we report from the GIIN Investor Forum in the Hague.
Heated debate on impact investing at Skoll World Forum raises concerns about poor evidence of impact and “misguided” assumptions. But some say it can work if investors adopt alternative vehicles and reach out to untapped pools of capital.