Values vs value: Scaling impact through private capital

Investing with the intent of combining profit with purpose is no longer only the domain of development finance institutions or philanthropic organisations. With major global institutional LPs pushing for ESG and impact mandates and larger PE players raising dedicated ESG vehicles, the market is ripe for impact investing moving beyond token investments. How does investing with purpose drive better returns? Even as allocation to the sector grows, where are the sectors that can do with more capital? The importance of due diligence and measuring the impact outcome: How evolved is that process? How do managers and LPs respond to “impact washing”?