As impact investing continues to show strong growth as a sector, the Sustainable Development Goals are fast emerging as a reference for an ever-diversifying range of actors seeking guidelines on how to invest for impact.
Four trends that this interesting update from Devex notes:
- Climate financing takes centre stage and goes beyond renewable energy
- The sector is growing and diversifying –
Impact investing has gone mainstream. A wide range of actors, from niche investment funds to traditional finance institutions, are now at the table.
- Partnerships between diverse financial stakeholders (banks, pension funds, insurance firms, investment firms…) and of course the government
- Watch for developments in de-risking and speedy deployment – Among developments to watch for will be how pioneer funds, public finance institutions and development agencies will position themselves in the sector as helping de-risk these newer products.
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