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The Growth of Impact Investing

The first article in our series highlighted that impact investing is more than a fad. In fact, impact investing has a rich history that dates back to Biblical times, with institutions becoming meaningful players in the US in the 18th century. During the last decade, however, we’ve witnessed more broad-based adoption of impact investing by individual investors of many types. Millennials can select it as a digital solution option on their smart phones, and Impact investing was one of the most widely attended sessions at OPAL’s Family Office and Private Wealth Forum in Newport, Rhode Island in July. A Google search reveals nearly 11 million impact investing entries.

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