Antai Professor Feng Qing illuminates impact investment, which seeks to achieve social and environmental goals along with financial return.Applicants: 11
Impact investment is an innovative strategy seeking to achieve social and environmental goals as well as to generate profit. The strategy has been rapidly gaining attention and adherents in the global investment sector. Prof Feng provides an overview of the history and development of impact investment, its concepts and features, and a comparison of impact investing's presence in China vs overseas. He discusses the case of Lablaco to illuminate the scale and effect of impact investment in China, and the likely future for the approach.
This course provides an overview of the history and development of impact investment, as well as its concepts and features. A comparison of its global status vs. China status is made regarding scale, industry and impact measurement, and the case of Lablaco is analyzed to illustrate its relevant social impacts.