Global snap­shot

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The UK is a leader with an es­ti­mated 68,000 so­cial en­ter­prises con­tribut­ing £24bn to the econ­omy. Aus­tralia's gov­ern­ment and so­cial fi­nance providers re­cently in­vested $40 mil­lion AUD to stim­u­late the sec­tor, es­ti­mated to in­clude 20,000 ven­tures. In the US, the sec­tor is es­ti­mated to be 3.5 per cent of GDP, with one-third of the in­crease tak­ing place since 2011. JP Mor­gan pre­dicts the global so­cial im­pact in­vest­ment mar­ket could reach US$1 tril­lion by 2020.

Source: MJ Ka­plan re­port

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