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2019 | 382 | 186-200

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Social investment as a new investment approach for sustainable development


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Inwestycje społeczne jako nowe podejście do zrównoważonego rozwoju

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Authors represent research paper related to social investment. This study aims to provide an introduction and overview of social investment as a new investment approach for solving social or environmental problems with capital purposely directed to traditionally underserved individuals or groups and financing provided to businesses with a clear social or environmental purpose. In this perspective, social investments have grown fast. We assert that practice of social investments has its significant features that distinguish this investment approach from the others, such as the motives and target benchmarks, expectations of the level of profitability, risk/ income/ influence profile, market infrastructure, methods, financial instruments and products. We suggest to consider financial capital from social investments market as an alternative financing for sustainable development.
Niniejszy artykuł jest poświęcony problematyce inwestycji społecznych. Jego głównym celem jest zaprezentowanie inwestycji społecznie odpowiedzialnych jako nowego podejścia do rozwiązywania problemów społecznych i środowiskowych ukierunkowanych na dotychczas pomijane jednostki i grupy oraz przedsięwzięcia o jasno zdefiniowanych celach społecznych lub środowiskowych. W tej perspektywie inwestycje społeczne szybko rosły. W artykule stwierdzono, że praktyka inwestycji społecznych ma swoje istotne cechy, które odróżniają to podejście inwestycyjne od innych, takie jak motywy i docelowe poziomy odniesienia, oczekiwania dotyczące poziomu rentowności, profilu ryzyka/ dochodów/ wpływu, infrastruktury rynkowej, metod, instrumentów finansowych i produktów. Zaproponowano rozważenie kapitału finansowego z rynku inwestycji społecznych jako alternatywnego finansowania zrównoważonego rozwoju.






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  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman. Kryvyi Rih Economic Institute. Department of Finance, Insurance and Banking
  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman. Department of Economic Theory
  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman. Kryvyi Rih Economic Institute. Department of Finance, Insurance and Banking
  • Kyiv National Economic University named after Vadym Hetman. Kryvyi Rih Economic Institute. Department of International Economics


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