The impact investing world is full of different thoughts and ideas. Some of these ideas may be foreign to you because they are developing in places that you may not be aware of. Here is a look at some impact investing trends that you may not be familiar with.
Stephanie Gripne (Impact Finance Center CEO)
Gripne believes that investors may start looking at real solutions instead of fictitious ones. That should create new investment opportunities. Gripne is imaging different roles for investors across multiple returns.
Richards has been an active investor throughout the World. During his most recent travels, Richards says that international airplane investing will eventually be replaced with effects on the ground-based investment teams.
Ross Baird ( Village Capital President)
Baird notes that many entrepreneurs are unable to get a bank loan. Baird is excited to see how investors will create new financing mechanisms.
Nancy Pfund ( Founder Of DBL Partners)
Pfund says that it is important to protect the environment. Pfund notes that research shows that workers enjoy working in a healthy outdoor environment.
Laura Callanan (Upstart Co-lab Founder)
Callanan has her eye on the creative economy. She believes that there are over 70 impact funds throughout the food, media, and entertainment industries.
Mara Bolis ( Senior Advisor At Oxfam America)
Bolis believes that principles to differentiate impact investing from other forms of finance are on the way. Bolis believes that the principles will help establish impact integrity.
Dave Fanger (Swell Investing CEO)
Fanger says that combining Impact Investing with The UN Sustainable Development Program will lead to big things in the future.
The founder and chairman of TBLI Group BV, Rubinstein is intrigued by community banks, hospitality, and small scale agriculture.
Andrea Armeni (Transform Finance Executive Director)
Armeni has noticed a shift from the what in a product or service is to the now.
Matthew Davis (Renew LLC CEO)
Davis notes that Impact investing is taking up some of the money that was set aside for Africa. The African economy is worth watching right now. Donor advised funds are becoming important tools for impact investing.
Candace Smith ( MicroVest Capital Management Managing Director Of Risk)
Smith notes that digital finance is making it cheaper and easier to access financial services.
Daryl J. Carter ( Avanath Capital Management CEO)
Carter believes that there will be more focus on housing affordability in the future, as well as an increased emphasis on impact measurement.
Robert Kaplan (Circulate Capital CEO)
Kaplan sees lots of potential investing opportunities in finding solutions to plastic pollution.
Cecile Blilious (International Impact Investor)
Blilious is the founder of Impact First Investments. She noticed that startup companies are adopting new business models. Blilious has also noticed that impact is being used more often as a marketing tool.
Joel Solomon (Renewal Funds Co-Founding Partner)
Solomon is paying attention to the increase in companies led by women and minorities.