The REIT place at the right time: Providing sustainable long-term income through social housing

Investment will drive meaningful change

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Max Shenkman of Triple Point
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Max Shenkman of Triple Point

More than a year on from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, amid all the turmoil it has caused, some important trends can be detected in the investment space

Firstly, the pandemic has reminded us that purpose and profit can be mutually reinforcing, rather than mutually exclusive. This has contributed to a sharp uptick in demand for investments that marry positive returns with equally positive social impact. Secondly, the pandemic has emphasised the attractiveness of resilient income-streams that can still perform during economic downturns. Sustainable investing breaks into the mainstream For a number of years, there has been growing recognition that companies should be accountable to society and not just shareholders. Even before the pan...

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