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Sixty Investment Entities Adopt "Operating Principles for Impact Management"

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WASHINGTON DC, United States

Up to 60 investment entities seeking both a good commercial return and a meaningful impact through investment have adopted a set of nine Operating Principles for Impact Management to help define "Impact Investment" and create a distinction from other responsible investments.

It is believed that impact investing creates a significant opportunity to mobilize capital, both private and public, for investment in projects that have a measurable positive social, economic impact in addition to adequate financial returns. The investments have the potential to address challenges related to access to clean waster and sanitation, economic inequality, agriculture productivity, and natural resource conservation.