At the Vatican, investors target the unfortunate growth market in refugees and migrants

ImpactAlpha article on the Third Vatican Conference on Impact Investing features the Refugee Investment Network:

"The new Refugee Investor Network connects private investors with opportunities to finance migrant and refugee housing, education, entrepreneurship and jobs. A member of the network now plans to commit a portion of a $30 million to $40 million microfinance fund to refugee investment, says Alight Fund’s John Kluge, who founded the network along with Andrew Stern at the Global Development Incubator.

The track record of early entrants 'allows commercial investors to enter the market,' Kluge says. 'That’s what we’re going to see more of.'"

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Sara Beatty