Using social finance to scale up innovations
What is social finance or “impact investing”? Is it only new clothes for the habitual charitable contributions? Is it really investment? Could it be as effective as traditional investment in supporting the design and commercialization of health innovations? Erica Barbosa Vargas, Director of Social Finance at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, answers these questions in this interview with Hinnovic. According to her, impact investing is an instrument to scale up innovations and solutions to important social challenges. It is also a tool to transform the market, no less!
|Guest :||Erica Barbosa Vargas
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
|Journalist :||Jérémy Bouchez