From the Margins to the Mainstream: Impact investing ecosystem (opens new window)
World Economic Forum
Reading time: 15 minutes
The World Economic Forum outlines the actions required by various agents within the impact ecosystem to mainstream impact investing.
It gives detailed suggestions across all aspects of the ecosystem; from capital providers, Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), foundations, pension funds and insurance companies, university endowments, sovereign wealth funds, and investment funds.
This chapter also outlines the actions financial intermediaries should take to create liquidity, reduce risk, and lower transaction costs, to facilitate a more fluent payment mechanism.
What the reviewer found helpful: “The flow charts help to visualise where improvements can be made along payment mechanisms within the sector to mainstream impact investing”