Securitization + blended finance = impact

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By Jon Hay
20 Oct 2020

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 ...

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