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Motivations for impact investing

Impact investing continues to gain momentum, as it offers investors the opportunity to try to protect and grow their wealth, while making a positive social and environmental contribution to the world. To help you understand impact investing, we recently published a report that looks at investors’ motivations, attitudes and preferences.

“Investor motivations for impact: A behavioural examination” draws on our behavioural finance expertise, along with two sets of data we collected in 2015 and 2017, as members of the Advisory Group to UK Government on Growing a Culture of Social Impact Investing in the UK.

Here are some highlights of the report.

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