Navigating the new normal

Pioneers Post: Louise Harman & Sung-Hyui Park on 5 ways impact investors can deal with COVID-19


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Louise Harman, partner and co-head of the impact economy team and Sung-Hyui Park, senior associate in our impact economy team have recently written for Pioneers Post on ways that impact investors can deal with the dilemma caused by COVID-19.

In the article, Louise and Sung-Hyui discuss how the coronavirus isn’t just affecting social businesses and charities, but how it’s also a concern for those investing in them, who may face reduced income themselves and an uncertain pipeline.

So how can such investors best respond, in a way that lives up to their role as true impact investors? The article explores five tips for untangling the impact investor’s dilemma, using insights from a recent discussion with social investors.

Click here to read more and discover Louise and Sung-Hyui’s top tips.


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All content on this page is correct as of June 10, 2020.

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