The impossible trinity of impact investors

I designed this today after a tense discussion with my investment committee. I think it captures quite well our daily trilemmas. You cannot have more than two.

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  • Speed is a dimension to achieve further impact – the width. Return is another dimension to sustain the impact – the length. so the formula should work as Speed x impact x return. you might not be able to maximize all three at the same time. however, ensure none of above 3 is negative and maximize 2 would make the outcome work.

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