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Green, social funding up 15% at Rs 28,000 crore

Private equity and venture capital funds have also been active participants, with 44% of deals by value and 32% by volume as sole investors in such projects

T E Narasimhan  |  Chennai 

Impact investments in India were $4.1 billion (Rs 27,800 crore) cumulatively over six years, up 15% annually.   The term refers to investments made in companies, organisations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact, alongside a financial return.   According to McKinsey, 60-80 million lives were touched last year across the financial inclusion, agriculture, health care and education sectors. In two-third of social enterprises, focused social impact funds have led the first investments.   In fact, impact investors played a critical ...

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Green, social funding up 15% at Rs 28,000 crore

Private equity and venture capital funds have also been active participants, with 44% of deals by value and 32% by volume as sole investors in such projects

Private equity and venture capital funds have also been active participants, with 44% of deals by value and 32% by volume as sole investors in such projects Impact investments in India were $4.1 billion (Rs 27,800 crore) cumulatively over six years, up 15% annually.   The term refers to investments made in companies, organisations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact, alongside a financial return.   According to McKinsey, 60-80 million lives were touched last year across the financial inclusion, agriculture, health care and education sectors. In two-third of social enterprises, focused social impact funds have led the first investments.   In fact, impact investors played a critical ... image
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Green, social funding up 15% at Rs 28,000 crore

Private equity and venture capital funds have also been active participants, with 44% of deals by value and 32% by volume as sole investors in such projects

Impact investments in India were $4.1 billion (Rs 27,800 crore) cumulatively over six years, up 15% annually.   The term refers to investments made in companies, organisations and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact, alongside a financial return.   According to McKinsey, 60-80 million lives were touched last year across the financial inclusion, agriculture, health care and education sectors. In two-third of social enterprises, focused social impact funds have led the first investments.   In fact, impact investors played a critical ...

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