Amundi Asset Management says that impact investing is about long-term support for social businesses. According to the company the goal is to generate quantifiable social impact for clients, over and above the search for financial returns. Amundi Asset Management has over 900 million euros in SRI assets under management.
– We select amongs the many social businesses that we meet with, those most likely to generate the greatest social impact over the long term, while offering prospects for sustainable economic development. By investing in these non-listed social businesses over the long term, we encourage the emergence of a whole new sector of the economy, meeting crucial social needs while offering all types of investors a real investment solution, the company says.