AN AS­SET CLASS

Finweek English Edition - - COVER STORY -

“My vi­sion was to per­suade high net worth in­di­vid­u­als that in­vest­ing into so­cial en­ter­prises is an at­trac­tive al­ter­na­tive to char­i­ta­ble hand­outs. This is do­ing well for us, and we find that th­ese types of in­di­vid­u­als are very un­der­stand­ing. In the past they’ve given away money that al­ways re­sulted in a neg­a­tive re­turn, that didn’t forge last­ing so­lu­tions or build any­thing mean­ing­ful,” Shrimp­ton con­tin­ues.

“So when we are able to show them how we can go about cre­at­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties

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