The United Nations recently suggested that reversing climate change before global warming reaches 2 degrees Celsius would require annual investment of $2.4 trillion. Impact Assets is one of the players working to close the funding gap.
The need likely exceeds $2.4 trillion as that estimate includes only climate-related investment requirements. Other pressing social issues, including extreme poverty and related problems identified in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs will require additional investment.
Impact Assets is a nonprofit that funnels philanthropic capital into impact investments that provide social and environmental impacts as well as financial returns.
“Our goal is to accelerate the velocity of capital to impact investing,” says Margret Trilli, president and chief investment officer.
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