Impact investing, a rapidly growing sector of socially responsible investing (SRI), represents the nexus of philanthropy and traditional finance: It expands the definition of return on invested capital to include both financial and social returns.
Is it possible to earn a return by investing in reducing recidivism among prisoners? The link between the economic activity of investing and the social problem of prisoners who are repeat offenders may be far from obvious, but the answer is yes, it is possible.
Toby Eccles, founder and development director at Social Finance, explains the concept of investing through social impact bonds and how this innovative investment structure can help solve social problems while generating a return on investment for the socially motivated investors.
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