As the impact investment market has developed, the community has grappled with the question of compromising some objectives for others. The old way of looking at investing for impact was based on a framework of trade-offs: discounts on rates of return in order to achieve a positive social or environmental impact. Now, impact investors are changing the conversation. Theyre more interested in addressing their impact goals, and then putting their resources to work to achieve their goals.
Dropping the Discount Talk
SOCAP Global November 10, 2012