Bodhi's commitment to impact investing
The Bodhi Foundation is currently in the process of aligning its investments and values, and believes that for endowed foundations impact investing represents potential to 'fully unleash' all of our capital to produce social good.
What Is Impact Investing?
Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. - The GIIN
Why is it Important?
Impact investing has the potential to transform the way we do business and philanthropic work. To us, the practice represents a transition to a more holistic way of thinking about the purpose of money and investment.
Video on Impact Investing by the World Economic Forum:
EVERYONE CAN DO 'Impact investing'
Impact investing is largely seen as something only 'instiutional investors' are able to engage in, but we think anyone who wants to be thoughtful about there investing can and should get involved! Some things to think about for your personal investment strategy:
-Ask your investment advisor about incorporating 'ESG' or 'SRI' screens in your portfolio