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Research key findings

Impact investing is on the brink of becoming a mainstream investment channel that will drive economic growth, but there are two key factors that will influence the speed, volume and degree of its effectiveness, according to qualitative research released by global legal and advisory practice, Taylor Vinters.

Impact investing and ESG are not the same (but are complementary)

Research based on hour long interviews of a panel of 36 key figures representing impact investors, investee companies, independent experts and public bodies working within the impact sector, finds that a major factor for the growth of investment in impact ventures is the need to have a clear recognition of the distinct roles and opportunities of impact investing and Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) reporting.

The key distinction between impact investment and ESG...

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