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Positive Impact Report 2020

The report highlights how using a positive impact approach can drive valuation creation, in the sense of maximising financial returns and societal impact. In addition, the positive impact approach extends beyond the traditional investor, attracting a higher proportion of female investors (52%), than the UK average (44%).

Throughout 2019, EQ enhanced its impact investing standards, continued to identify how its investments support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and collaborated with a wide variety of stakeholders to enhance its engagement efforts.

What’s new in this year’s report:

Key impact highlights saw an increase in the impact made per £1m invested, including:

The coronavirus pandemic has reset the global economy and public opinion has shifted. There is now much wider acceptance that we need to invest in solution providers now, in order to create a future world for the benefit of all.

Damien Lardoux, Head of Impact Investing