The Investing for Global Impact: A Power for Good 2022 report, now in its ninth year, provides novel insights into the attitudes and actions of the world’s wealthiest individuals, families, family offices, and their foundations regarding generating positive impact with their capital. The study is based on the views of 149 respondents with an average AUM of US$730 million, exploring respondents’ investment strategies, portfolio allocations, returns, future expectations, and potential challenges ahead. Case studies with prominent investors and philanthropists also feature in the report.
The report reveals how the impact investing market is maturing rapidly, allowing for a broader range of investment opportunities while highlighting respondents’ rising concerns over greenwashing. According to findings in the report, adopting impact investing for a family’s portfolio has a unifying effect, as respondents believe it creates a bridge between older and younger generations and will likely prepare Next Gens to take on greater family responsibility.