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Don Tramp

I dont understand what this means can someone explain ?

Roger Irrelevant


Impact investing refers to investments "made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate a measurable, beneficial social or environmental impact alongside a financial return".



So is this new jargon in case anybody understood 'ethical investing', then?

Le Crouset

In basic terms, P*ss and wind.

Le Crouset

Disregard comment. Posted under the wrong article in error.

Island Wide Voting

Sounds like something the multi millions wasted by the UK on overseas aid could be much better spent on

Forget trying to stop Peruvian cows farting. Forget the 9M backing for an Ethiopian girl band. Forget spending thousands trying to find female partners for the endangered Mangarahara cichlid fish in Madagascar and put a few bob towards the distressing daily TV appeals to the public for 'just three pounds' for tents / blankets / fresh water / medicines or whatever else is desperately needed at any particular time

A tiny percentage of what is wasted on loony schemes just to ensure that Cameron's pot of cash is actually cleared before the pot is re-filled at the start of the new financial year could be used to set up hundreds of self-help businesses in poorer countries who are genuinely looking for a hand up rather than a hand out