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Impact investing “going mainstream”? Do keep up…

A curious case of a statement of the, er, blinking obvious appeared in the Financial Times this week. It ran in its fund management supplement, FTfm, under the less than startling headline “Impact investing goes mainstream”. Who knew?

FTfm’s reporter Sophia Grene (who won’t have been responsible for that headline) entirely reasonably pegged her piece on the publication of the fourth annual impact investor survey from the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and JP Morgan (no slouch in impact investment), which showed that almost half of its respondents were fund managers, “with banks and pension funds making a showing.”

This article originally appeared on Impact Investor. Read more…

George Pitcher

George Pitcher

George Pitcher is a writer, independent public ethics consultant and an Anglican priest. He is a journalist by background, having been an award-winning Industrial Editor of The Observer during the years of the Thatcher government’s privatisation programme and a columnist and commentator on a wide range of newspapers and broadcast media.

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