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ImpactPHL Perspectives, Volume 7: An Introduction to Place-Based Impact Investment

At the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, we focus on how businesses and finance can be leveraged to drive inclusive economic development. Over the last decade, we have noticed a dramatic increase in the number of investors seeking to achieve financial returns as well as measurable social or environmental impact across their investable assets.  This approach to investment – generally known as “impact investing” – takes many forms across asset classes, impact sectors, industries, and geographies.  And, the growth in impact investing is leading to a range of partnerships, approaches, and funding strategies.

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