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Investing in society

01 September 2014

Investing in society - read more on social investments

The legal implications of investments which seek to make a social return

The financial crisis and its aftermath have raised questions about how to increase the social utility of financial institutions and systems. The collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Occupy movement and the Euro crisis have resulted in previously niche economic issues entering mainstream consciousness. That trend has been mirrored in the social sector, with ‘social investment’ and similar terms such as ‘community investment’, ‘social finance’ and ‘social impact investment’ becoming prevalent...

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