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Investors profit by giving - NY Times coverage of Social Impact Bonds

8 November 2012

"The 'social impact bond,' also known as a 'pay for success' bond, is the latest — and most discussed — tool in a broader playbook philanthropists are using to blend business and charity to make a bigger difference. Sometimes known as impact investing, these approaches include providing low-interest loans to nonprofits, making equity investments in companies that tackle social problems and investing a portion of a foundation’s endowment in enterprises that produce measurable benefits to society and a financial return." Read more at http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/09/giving/investors-profit-by-giving-thro...

 

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