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Introduction

  • Mario La TorreEmail author
  • Mario Calderini
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Impact Finance book series (SIF)

Abstract

This chapter introduces social impact investments and the book’s aim, describing the main topics of the volume and its structure.

Keywords

Social impact investments Social impact bonds Social enterprises, crowdfunding, social risk Social impact Social impact measurement 

References

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  3. Porter, M. E., & Kramer, M. R. (2011). The big idea: Creating shared value – How to reinvent capitalism and unleash a wave of innovation and growth. Harvard Business Review, 89(1–2), 62–77.Google Scholar
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Rome “La Sapienza”RomeItaly
  2. 2.School of ManagementPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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