Impact Investing on the Rise
BlackRock launches global impact equity fund - BlackRock has launched a global impact equity fund shows how impact investing, or investments made into companies with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return, is growing demand and momentum from investors who think it's possible to do good and still do well.
In BlackRock’s case, this allows people to invest their portfolios for purpose and performance – in companies that share their values - while also seeking to grow their assets. It indicates more and more investors are looking to achieve their financial goals in ways that provide a positive impact on the world and that are aligned with their personal values. This act of putting pocket books to work towards passions can and most likely will have a significant influence on the future of business in a vast amount of ways. We at EPOCH Pi believe it is a good and necessary shift in focus.