Beth Ambrose, director at Upstream Sustainability Services at JLL, addresses what impact investing needs to move forward.
According to Ambrose, as impact investing starts to gain more traction among investors, greater benchmarking of its performance is now needed for it to attract more capital in the coming years.
Benchmarking needs to become much more comprehensive to enable investors to quantify the impact of their investments, she adds.
The article also highlights measuring impact, where Ambrose says impact is not something that can always be measured easily as there is a strong human element to some of these investments.
Affordable housing remains a major focus for impacting investing. And at least US$1.5 trillion of new capital is set to target global real estate over the coming years, according to JLL. Read the Entire Article
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