Making a Difference Through Impact Investing

Doing well by doing good is projected to become a $500 billion market by 2020, led by the likes of the Rockefeller and Gates foundations. Here’s how it works.

The growing appeal of impact investing proves that social change and smart allocation of money for profit are not mutually exclusive. Impact investors seek to engender social and environmental change while still achieving a return on capital. Impact investments can target frontier, emerging, or developed markets. Unlike grants, the financial return can be reinvested, thereby allowing investors to maximize the positive impact of each dollar.

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Marguerita M. Cheng, CFP® & RICP®
CEO, Blue Ocean Global Wealth

Marguerita M. Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer at Blue Ocean Global Wealth. She is a CFP® professional, a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor℠ and a Retirement Income Certified Professional. She helps educate the public, policymakers and media about the benefits of competent, ethical financial planning.