Impact economy

Impact economy

The choice of governance for the economy and for the corporate sector cannot be studied in isolation. Corporate governance must fit within the broader economic system to be successful. Therefore, this paper introduces the impact economy, an economic system in which institutions focus on financial, social and environmental returns. As such, businesses can create long-term, integrated value. However, the shift to an impact economy comes with numerous challenges. It is therefore important that the financial sector takes a stewardship role and encourages companies to adopt sustainable business practices. Download the full paper.