Impact investing is the allocation of resources for the purpose of achieving measurable environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) outcomes, as well as financial returns. While traditional investors measure their success in terms of financial returns, impact investors are also concerned with impact metrics, such as reduced carbon emissions and increased child literacy rates.
This broad career space includes institutional investors, venture capitalists, social entrepreneurs, etc. Although impact investing jobs at investment firms are difficult to acquire, you can always start as a social entrepreneur and work your way into the space.
If you seek an impact investing career, we highly suggest that you read the recommended posts below. They will provide an introductory exposure to the field.
Also, please do not hesitate to reach out to us for entrepreneurial career coaching. We have specialized tactics and networking techniques for entering the emerging impact investing space.
- The Life-Changing Decision: Entrepreneur or Investor? – Entreprenavel
- What Is Social Entrepreneurship? – Entreprenavel
- Fiduciary Responsibility: The ESG Element – Entreprenavel
- Does Sustainability Correlate with Capitalism? – Entreprenavel
- Impact Investing: Will Your Business Pay for Success – Entreprenavel
- How to Mobilize $1 Trillion, Restore the American Dream, and Solve Global Problems – Entreprenavel
- Book Review: The Innovation Blind Spot by Ross Baird – Entreprenavel
- Intelligent Angels and Venture Capitalists Should Invest Outside the U.S. – Startup Commons