Securitization + blended finance = impact
Investors wanting to make a social impact with their money are often caught between two pitfalls. Targeted social investments can seem too risky and off the beaten track — but safer alternatives have little additionality.
Occasionally, both traps can be avoided at once, through clever structuring, using inputs from a range of organisations.
As soon as the Covid-19 pandemic hit the US, social investors there realised the harm this would cause and began organising funding programmes to combat it.One of these, the ...