Jun 12, 2019 • 25M

The GIIN Founder Provides Impact Investing Definition - #1115

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Devin Thorpe
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Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: http://bit.ly/joindevin. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2F3EBS6, Increasingly, people want to be seen as making impact investments. Some in the socially responsible investing sphere, for instance, have started to describe their practice as a subset of a broader theme of impact investing. If there isn’t an agreed-upon definition, it is hard to measure its growth or much else about it. This makes the definition used by the nonprofit Global Impact Investing Network, almost always referred to simply as the GIIN (pronounced like the drink), important. Speaking with co-founder and CEO, Amit Bouri, I asked for his definition. (You can watch our full interview in the player at the top of this article.) “Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. Impact investments can be made in both emerging and developed markets and target a range of returns from below market to market rate, depending upon investors’ objectives,” he said. Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://bit.ly/2F3EBS6. Click the following link to learn my insider secrets to media publicity for social impact: http://bit.ly/75offmedia.