People in the impact investment community have long debated whether there is a necessary trade-off between social impact and financial return. Some argue that investors must sacrifice financial return in order to maximize social impact, claiming that profit-maximizing behavior inevitably leads a company to drift away from its social mission and to decrease its focus on beneficiaries. Others argue that the opposite is true—that there is a strong positive correlation between social impact and...


To read this article and start a full year of unlimited online access, subscribe now!

Already a subscriber?

Need to register for your premium online access,
which is included with your paid subscription?

Tracker Pixel for Entry