Monitor-Acumen report (2012) From blueprint to scale looks at the role of philanthropy in impact investing as a market-led solution to global poverty. The is growing interest in the possible impacts of incluive buisness as a remedy to world poverty, through businesses that tap into the potential of the global poor - the so called 'Fortune at the Base of the Pyramid (BoP).’ But many investors report that they are struggling to find good opportunities in which toinvest for impact. Why is that? Will impact investors really be able to take new models for inclusive business all the way from idea to scale?
This join Monitor-Acumen report paints a clear picture: impact capital alone will not unlock the potential of impact investing for the global poor. The report: