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Social Impact Investing

In the 1990s, Jed Emerson advocated the concept of Blended Value for funds, firms, social ventures, and foundations to invest with social/environmental impact, rather than to maximize financial performance. Simultaneously, approaches such as pollution prevention, CSR (corporate social responsibility), and triple bottom line (people, planet, profit or the “three pillars”) began to measure non-financial effects […]