The Missing Middle of the Missing Middle

6 06 2012

See on Scoop.itInclusive and Sustainable Business

Blueprint informs a larger discussion of the meaning of impact investing, a meaning that is increasingly broad as different actors have adopted the term. There are now two generally established camps based on which word you prioritize in impact investing. The first camp (because it came first) sees business as merely the most efficient tool for achieving the only goal that matters – getting the best impact return for the buck. Acumen Fund is one of the most well known of the proponents of this approach, which also tends to define “impact” in terms of products or services sold to the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP), the poorest of the poor…

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