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Why this local bank sees impact investing as a force for good (The Straits Times, 2 April 2024)

Published on 01/04/2024

Timeframe is a common challenge for impact investors, a report by US professional services company Accenture, Singapore Management University and the Centre for Impact Investing and Practices (CIIP) reveals. CIIP is a non-profit centre established by Temasek Trust in 2022. 

It helps to understand that the timeframe for impact returns can vary widely across different industries, says Mr Seah. 

“For example, investments in the technology sector have the potential to realise both impact generation and financial returns within a shorter time frame.

“Meanwhile, industries such as agriculture typically require a longer timeline as their business cycles are shaped by factors such as long crop cycles.”

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