Thursday, June 23, 2016, 1:56 PM

Barron's: Private Banks Massively Increase Impact Fund Offerings

A new article in Barron's confirms what many of us working in the Impact Economy already knew - Impact Investing is growing at a rapid pace.


According to the article, global impact investing has increased by 26 percent since 2012, to a total of $109 billion. And that number is expected to hit $650 billion by 2020.


Perhaps just as importantly, the size and quality of impact funds are growing, too. Jackie VanderBrug, Co-Chair of U.S. Trust’s Impact Investing Council (and the keynote speaker at the recent inaugural Womble Carlyle Impact Speaker Series event), said that in 2014, 11 impact funds passed U.S. Trust's rigorous examination process. But 29 impact funds passed in 2015.


Click here to read "Private Banks Massively Increase Impact Fund Offerings" at Barron's.

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