Social Investment: New Investment Approaches for Addressing Social and Economic Challenges
41 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Date Written: July 1, 2014
This paper aims to provide an introduction and overview about the social investment market for OECD member countries. Social investment is becoming increasingly important as a way to address both social and economic challenges. Several OECD member countries have been active in creating policies and support mechanisms for social investment. This paper seeks to provide background information on social investment, demonstrate how the market is evolving and highlight the role that policy makers can play in facilitating the development of the market.
Keywords: social investment, impact investment, social finance, social and economic challenges, new investment approaches
JEL Classification: A13, D6, G1, G2, H00, P00
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