Take 15: Impact Investing Explained Simply and Clearly (Video)
Do investment professionals know about impact investing? We asked this question in last week’s Financial NewsBrief poll and found that a clear majority (66%) of the 727 respondents were unaware of impact investing. In this video interview, Harry Hummels, an academic and a practitioner in impact investing, explains impact investing and shares his insights on how and why impact investing is similar to and different from traditional investing.
Here is a quick breakdown of the video for your convenience.
0:56 – 2:39: What is impact investing?
2:40 – 3:45: How is impact investing different from sustainable and responsible investing?
3:46 – 4:24: Who are the investors in impact investing?
4:25 – 5:50: What are some of themes in impact investing?
5:50 – 6:59: What are the asset classes impact investors invest in?
7:00 – 11:00: What are some of the examples of impact investing?
11:01 – 12:35: What is the track record of impact investing?
12:36 – 14:29: How does the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) serve impact investing?
14:30 – 16:48: What challenges are faced by impact investing?
16:49 – 18:00: What message would you like to give to global investment profession regarding impact investing?
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