Corporates could bridge impact investing funding gap

A report published by Impact Europe looks into how companies and corporate organisations conduct impact investing as a key part of their sustainability strategies.

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Corporates could bridge impact investing funding gap, says new report
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Impact investing by corporates could plug the $1.13trn (€2.7trn) funding gap facing social enterprises all over the world, a report by Impact Europe has concluded. The direct impact investment market in Europe is worth €80bn, with annual growth of 26%, according to the European Impact Investment Consortium, an alliance of key impact players focused on harmonising methodologies and data collection strategies.