Social Impact Investing

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Individual Briefing Paper “The Impact Investing: a tool to mobilize Italian capitals in order to pursue a positive social impact” #2430 Social Entrepreneurship Individual Assignment Table of Contents Introduction ................................................................................. 3 1. The Problem ........................................................................... 3 1.1. Who Would Benefit And How? ............................................................. 4 1.2. The Threats .......................................................................................... 4 1.3. The Solution…show more content…
However, despite several efforts, unfortunately we cannot have a lot of expectations from start-ups industry, in particular high-tech ones, because of the lack, all over Europe and not only in Italy, of an effective venture capital market that constitutes, so far, the essential fuel for this sector. While in USA social venturists as well as venture capitalists are very active, in Italy too little attention is given to social innovation, which contrarily is arousing into the other communitarian countries more and more interest and that recently the EU has promoted with its “Social Business Initiative”. In particular, the just mentioned strategy by European Union aims to set up all those measures useful to fight poverty and social exclusions, and meanwhile, through SBI, the Brussels based organism wants to strengthen growth, employment and competitiveness, creating simultaneously a more inclusive society. Referring to this initiative, it comes to light that social enterprises and, more generally, all the actors involved in the social environment have a fundamental role to play. Going deeply into their tasks, they should apply business strategies to tackle important social goals such as ameliorate society or protecting the environment. Moreover, they have to play closer to their own communities, promoting 3 Social Entrepreneurship Individual

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