Halstead comments on Impact Investing - A Viable Option for EAs? - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Halstead 11 July 2018 01:28:23PM *  2 points [-]

If the solar company is offering below market returns, then an impact investment is equivalent to a grant to that company. This opens up some space for impact investing to have counterfactual impact, provided the investment opportunity stands a decent chance of success.