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AQ speaks with Nonprofit Finance Fund CEO and AQ author Antony Bugg-Levine about impact investing, which he notes is “the idea that a for-profit investment can be both a morally legitimate and economically effective way to address social problems.” Bugg-Levine discusses how to address regulatory and systemic bottlenecks to be able to unleash this captial along with specific types of impact investments and how to address the investment risks.
Interview by Christopher Sabatini.
Read “Hype or Promise?” by Antony Bugg-Levine and Jed Emerson in the Fall 2011 issue of Americas Quarterly.
Watch the launch event of the Fall issue with Antony Bugg-Levine as a panelist.
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