• From affordable housing to money transfers for immigrants - a $1 billion impact investor explains how she makes money while making the world a better place

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rekha Unnithan leads Nuveen's impact investing team which oversees nearly $1 billion in assets.
    Unnithan says her investments include affordable housing, microfinance, and investing in technology to lower the cost of remittance for migrant populations.
    She says the biggest misconception about impact investing is that it means giving up returns.
    Sara Silverstein: I am here with Rekha Unnithan, the impact investing portfolio manager for Nuveen. So you manage a nearly billion dollar portfolio focused on impact investing. What exactly is impact investing, and how does it differ from socially...
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  • From affordable housing to money transfers for immigrants - a $1 billion impact investor explains how she makes money while making the world a better place

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rekha Unnithan leads Nuveen's impact investing team which oversees nearly $1 billion in assets.
    Unnithan says her investments include affordable housing, microfinance, and investing in technology to lower the cost of remittance for migrant populations.
    She says the biggest misconception about impact investing is that it means giving up returns.
    Sara Silverstein: I am here with Rekha Unnithan, the impact investing portfolio manager for Nuveen. So you manage a nearly billion dollar portfolio focused on impact investing. What exactly is impact investing, and how does it differ from socially...
    Read more ...

     

  • People are really into impact investing

    7 days ago - By Fast Company

    The amount of money being invested in “world changing causes” doubled in the last year-to $228 billion.
    In just one year, the estimated value of the impact-investing sector has roughly doubled. There are now $228 billion in assets under management, according to a recent survey from the Global Impact Investing Network , which is up an estimated $114 billion since mid-2017. Placing bets that provide both a financial and social or environmental return is booming.
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