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Report: Impact Investing To Grow 12% in 2013
Investors seeking environmental and social performance alongside financial returns intend to increase their commitments in the market, according to a new report by J.P. Morgan and the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). Perspectives on Progress details the experiences, expectations, and perceptions of 99 impact investors in 2012, as well as their plans for 2013.
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