Impact Investing: Making Good with Your Money

By Diane Gallagher - July 10, 2017

What causes are important in your life? Finding a cure for cancer, saving the environment, or supporting human rights? At first, it may not seem clear how these efforts are connected to with investing, but a growing number of investors are aligning their financial goals with the causes important to them. Does this sound like you? You may want to learn the ABCs of impact investing.

What Is Impact Investing?

Impact investing can be summed up as investing to make a difference, or to be a financial force for good. How that good happens is where descriptions start to diverge.

Get to know the different approaches available from the impact landscape and understand how investors are increasingly tapping into these options to help build a better tomorrow.

 

 

Impact investing is a foundational tenet at American Century Investments®. Discover how our impact mission makes a unique connection between investing in your financial future and supporting research dedicated to eliminating life-threatening diseases, such as cancer.

Diane Gallagher
Diane Gallagher
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