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Impact Investing

Investing with Purpose: Profits that propel positive change

Amidst a growing emphasis on conscious capitalism and social responsibility, impact investing emerges as a powerful force for positive change. However, despite its growing popularity, the asset class carries many investment misconceptions around its purpose and maturity. To address this, Russell Investments presents a five-part video series aiming to demystify impact investing, highlighting its beneficial impact on financial returns and societal advancement.

The 5 misconceptions of Impact Investing

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Impact investing is no different from existing Sustainability and ESG strategies.

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How do I justify an allocation to an asset class considered by many to be a niche?

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Can Impact Investing really be quantified?

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Is Impact Investing just philanthropy in disguise?

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Does impact investing only focus on the environmental crisis and energy transition?

Explore our five-part series debunking common misconceptions of Impact Investing

5 part impact investing video series

Impact investing is no different from existing Sustainability and ESG strategies.

Given the immaturity of the asset class and the Greenwashing risks, how do I justify an allocation to an asset class considered by many to be a niche?

Can Impact Investing really be quantified?

Is Impact Investing just philanthropy in disguise? Is it true that investors must sacrifice returns with impact investments?

Does impact investing only focus on the environmental crisis and energy transition?

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